A LoRaWAN Theft Recovery System for Stolen Bikes using a Low-Cost Dragino LGT-92
Simon Kemper has published a guide for making use of the low-cost Dragino LGT-92 LoRaWAN asset tracking system to help track a bike when it’s stolen for easy recovery, while running for years on a single battery. Dragino LGT-92 is built for asset tracking across a LoRaWAN connection...Continue Reading
Vintage VQB 71 Seven-Segment LED Displays Make GPS Clock Both Brilliant and Attractive.
Stephen Holdaway recently announced his project, a beautiful vintage VQB71 7-segment display based GPS Clock. Inspired by the fantastic appearance of the LEDs, Holdaway explains that the clock was built with a handful of vintage VQB 71 seven-segment LED displays and an u-box NEO-6M GPS...Continue Reading
Small, affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS
Researchers at the University of Michigan say they have developed a small, inexpensive, and highly accurate gyroscope that could help drones and autonomous cars stay on track without a GPS signal. The ultra-high-precision MEMS gyroscope - called the birdbath resonator gyroscope - is...Continue Reading
Remote Mail Notifier (and GPS Tracker)
Zak Kemble published another great project. This time it's a Remote Mail Notifier with GPS functionality. He writes: At the moment I’m living in a block of flats and my mailbox is in a central lobby area. I’m often receiving small surprise packets from China and never know when the...Continue Reading
Arribada Horizon Platform – An Open Source based ARGOS transmitter.
Argos is a satellite-based system that collects, processes, and disseminates environmental data from fixed and mobile platforms worldwide. What makes Argos unique is the ability to geographically locate the source of the data anywhere on the Earth utilizing the Doppler effect. The...Continue Reading
GPS Clock using uLisp
David Johnson-Davies writes about his experiments with interfacing a low-cost serial GPS module directly to uLisp, to create projects such as a GPS clock. He writes: I’ll also describe a GPS speedometer and odometer, and a simple navigator, in later posts. The module I used is the...Continue Reading
Dual frequency GNSS module enables sub-1m accuracy
OriginGPS has announced its first dual-frequency GNSS module, the ORG4600-B01, which will enable customers to build systems with sub-1m accuracy without implementing external components. by Jean-Pierre Joosting @ www.mwee.com Measuring just 10- x 10-mm, the ORG4600-B01 module...Continue Reading
Icarus IoT Board has GPS, accelerometer and LiPo charging
More-powerful, low-power Icarus IoT Board sells at €99,50 Low-power, cost-effective Icarus IoT board built with the newest nRF91 modem from Nordic Semiconductor combines the latest technological features in the market and integrates the use of GPS and cellular data (LTE-M / NB-IoT) all...Continue Reading