MrGPS has specialized functionalities to monitor and report altitudes via visible and voice based alerts and can integrate applications to upload produced logs to your personal cloud storage. This is a Bluetooth device, about the size of a small matchbox 67 x Overall for ease of use, price, its quick time at getting a fix, its OK, but frustrating for getting good pedestrian tracks. Sadly the RFMD chipset is not so great when using it on foot near buildings, it can give direction information that changes with every step. Tracking runs always in background if the navigation is running, in card view mode as well as in navigation mode. I had a little trouble setting it up, so I decided to give a little explanation on how to use it in Linux:. First impressions on the Freedom Keychaingps is that it is no good in urban areas, it seems to be very sensitive to reflections from buildings.

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Please see the dedicated sub-page: In other languages Add links. It gets recognized in the other modes too, but didn’t work! It is well written for a Taiwanese user manualand runs to 66 pages. I found the visualGPSce program to work well.

Works well with all my toys. Footprints is a photo geotagging application that comes with the phone. The device can easily be used in Linux too; e. TODO review mapping capabilities.


The good news is that this device is perfectly working with linux using the BT tool. What you do with msc is just down to your imagination.

You can check it out here; http: Although I cannot speak from experience cause I have a damned untappable ipad 2.

Users will need to use the Terminal to access gpxlim functionality see Beginner’s guide for a detailed explanation.

I like the size of the and it does work good. I don’t think you’d necessarily buy this just for mapping, but if you want a mobile browser, media player, note taker, navigator, PDA etc, this could be a good solution for you.

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Everything must be in our control! This small device works well with PCs and Mobile Phones.

Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Delivered with a driver for Windows. Currently you lose information about number of satellites and how good the position is, but may be an alternative if you do not wish to use extra software. All logs are stored in the Windows folder From MN 6.

FR:GPS device reviews – OpenStreetMap Wiki

Although the earlier models suffered from RF-interfence and excessively long warm-up times, the model seems to have solved most of these issues. Apple should, of holu, make sure that users have the full Bluetooth Stack or whatever it is so that customers can make use of what they already have acquired.


Jul 2, 9: You can’t do many things with that device, but it is really easy to use for our Open Street project. It is the recommend card from Trisoft The place to get the European Zaurus from. Its lithium battery lasts about 10 hours, and is a standard model so you can get a cheap spare from eBay, etc.

Holux Bluetooth GPS Module And The Raspberry Pi

You may need to press the Enter key to return to the command prompt. It also has configurable alerts for speed, altitude and destinations which some people might find useful. This was a simple receiver that could jac connected to any computer. To turn tracking on, do this:.

Holux Bluetooth GPS Module And The Raspberry Pi – Raspberry Pi Spy

The standard version comes with a car charger as standard. The GPS performance seems to be acceptable.

Geotagging is also provided, with the possibility to quickly associate names to tagged positions.