GPS stands for Global Positioning System which uses a receiver to gather information from satellites orbiting Earth.

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Connect external USB GPS to Windows Maps

Trying to connect external USB GPS device to laptop that runs Windows with standard Maps software. Windows detects GPS device as virtual com port COM6. But how to tell Maps to use this GPS device. ...
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Can I use GPS and GLONASS on an iPhone 6S without a wireless network? [migrated]

I have a hiking trip coming up and I was wondering whether the iPhone 6S can be used for GPS tracking if there are no cellular networks available? Or does the phone not have the same GPS/GLONASS ...
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How to create a heat map of average speed using nmea data?

I have a bunch of nmea files from the GPS in my car. I would like to make a heatmap of the average speed of certain roads I travel on often. Is there any existing (free) program that will do this?
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Troubleshooting a USB GPS receiver on Windows

I've got a USB GPS receiver that creates a virtual COM port in the OS. I have installed GPSDirect driver in order to create a Windows Location sensor out of it so that Microsoft Maps app would work. ...
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How to browse photos and videos on PC grouped by date and gps coordinates or location, just like iPhone's camera roll?

On iPhone, when I browse pictures taken with camera, I see them grouped by GPS coordinates or location, and by date if "bursts" of shots are detected within an interval when there is no gps or ...
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Set geo location manually on Windows 10

Is there a way I can set the Windows 10 geo location manually? There is little information about this on the web.
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Swapping wireless antennas in Laptop?

I have two mPCIe slots in my laptop which have their own set of antennas: Slot A (full-size only), 3G/GPS card Slot B (half-size only), WiFi/Bluetooth card. I'm planning to replace them with new ...
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How to find GPS info from a geotagged photo?

I photo many details for job with my smartphone and I have turn on the geotag option. Those info are in the jpg file? If so how can I extract them?
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Command to Change GPS from SiRF Binary to NMEA Output

I have several laptops with SiRFstarV GPS. At power up the GPS is in SiRF Binary mode. Does anyone know the SiRF command that I can send to change the GPS output to NMEA? (via command line - print "" ...
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Finding Last “Known” Location of a GPS Connected Device

Is there a way to find last "known" location of a gps connected device through its GPS ID? A website or any services?
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Phone Direction Detection [closed]

I know that for a gyroscope, you can detect pitch, roll, and yaw, but how does a phone (or other machine) know what direction the phone is facing (north, east, south, west)?
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Plot Lat and Long locations on Map in Adobe Illustrator/Adobe InDesign

I need to create a A1 sized map of a country with lat/long locations over 500 of these, is there a way in Adobe Illustrator/Adobe InDesign i can do this? I know not really a question for here, But ...
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Identify GPS data from GPS tracking system

I have a GPS tracking system and I managed to get some data from it already, but I don't know what kind of data that is exactly. Is anyone able to identify/recognize the following string and its ...
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GPS without PPS vs. GPS with PPS vs. NTP

With which time synchronization method I can achieve more accuracy to the absolute UTC time? I use GPS with PPS for now but I want to compare these sources. Assume the following items: Internet is ...
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How can I check whether my NTP daemon has PPS support?

I have already read about compiling NTP with timepps.h provided to get PPS support. Is there an easy way to check the already precompiled or rather installed version of an repository (Ubuntu 14.04.1, ...
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ffmpeg extract subtitles with unknown codec

I'm writing a program which extracts images and GPS coordinates from files that were created by car video recorder. In many models it creates two separate files Video and GPS but not all, some ...
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CGPS: GPS Timeout - Sierra Wireless

I'm trying to setup a GPS on a computer that I've recently built. Ubuntu 12.04. GPS is from Adafruit connected to a Sierra MC7700 card which is connected to a MikroTik RB14eU. Setup for the GPS ...
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How is GPS information stored in a RAW file?

I am trying to parse a Nikon RAW file using LibRAW library. The library gives me a 32 byte int array of GPS Data. I have been unable to find any documentation that explains how to interpret this 32 x ...
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How to enter GPS coordinates in my WiFi router? [closed]

Is it possible to add GPS coordinates in my WiFi router so that it would be able to report coordinates to its users by some (unknown to me) protocol?
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GPSD: Receive position updates frequency (from daemon)

What is the default frequency that the GPSD can send the location information it picked up from satellite to the computer or device connected and requesting it from its daemon? Is it as fast as it ...
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Get specific GPS location somehow on windows 8

I have been googleing a lot. As far as I can tell it will require a lot of work to get the internal GPS chip in my lenovo helix working with any kind of map software. The new stuff is that in windows ...
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Using built in GPS in windows 8 with precise location? [duplicate]

I have the lenovo helix, with a built 3g chip that features a GPS. So far every map app in the windows store is giving me the wrong location. It is in the same country, but far off. My phone is much ...
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Software, to share physical locations of members of a group? [closed]

I work at a highway construction company, where at any given time, there are three to four work crews at different locations or towns In The Middle Of Nowhere. Right now, the guys in the office have ...
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Video with speed (from GPS log)

is there any way to log GPS information on Android and then put it into video which shows speed? Something like this Brno circuit onboard video I have an Android device where I want to log speed and ...
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expose GPS device to virtualbox VM

Is it possible to expose a GPS device to a VM running on virtualbox? I hae found there are Android apps that can expose a GPS signal via Bluetooth to the computer, I was wondering if for a computer ...
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Having Windows 8 use a real GPS (NMEA) for Location Services

I have a USB-based GPS receiver plugged into a Windows 8 Pro machine. It appears in the Device Manager as a COM port. The GPS receiver came with a demo program (GPSInfo) lets me choose the COM port, ...
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Program to set time on local computer using GPS data

I have a laptop running Windows XP that does not connect to the Internet and I would like to use a USB GPS receiver as a time source to set the clock. Generally, the laptop will not have access to the ...
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Is it possible to use a GPS device with a computer to provide location to browsers?

I have two GPS devices, one from NMEA and one from Garmin. I would like to know if it’s possible to use either of them to provide more accurate location for browsers (Chrome, Firefox). The web ...
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is there a database with each wireless network exact location?

If I turn wi-fi on, the gps reading becomes very accurate. However, if it is off, the location has a error margin of even 2-3miles. How does having wi-fi help, even if I did not connect to any ...
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Why do mobile map services (e.g. Google Maps) require turning WiFi or 3G on?

I don't understand why do mobile map services require turning WiFi or 3G on to show my current place. Most of mobiles have GPS and I turned it on. But they still require WiFi. Is there someone to ...
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I'm on an Airplane right now at 30,000 ft, why is my “Current Location” pointing to an Airport? [closed]

Right now as I write this I'm on a Delta flight from Atlanta heading to Boston (Technology is amazing). We are 30,000 feet in the air (probably over somewhere in D.C. area) and will be landing in an ...
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GPS hardware and Linux

Soon, I'm going to be building myself a nice car PC. One of the features which I'd really like to implement is GPS tracking. I'd like to, while the car is on, essentially be tracking my GPS ...
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How did Google Maps acquire my location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does google My Location work? How does precise GeoLocation in HTML5 work? I fired up Google Maps in Chrome on my Mac Book Pro running Windows 7. To my ...
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USB Dongle + OSX Location Services/Core Location?

Will OSX Lion's location services (or applications that use the CoreLocation API) make use of a connected USB GPS dongle? If not out-of-the-box, are there any particular GPS modules that can be ...
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Transfer exif gps info from one image to another

I have a camera (not a cellphone) that inserts gps exif info into pictures. Fact is: using the "gps on" all time drains the battery. So i thought: what about taking just one picture with gps on, and ...
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GPS unit that sends data to my computer [closed]

I hope this question is accepted on superuser.com. There are a lot of GPS tracking units you can buy that send GPS data from the unit to a company's server and let you see this data on their website. ...
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GPS detected as serial mouse

I'm not sure if this question is in the right stackexchange site because it's a mix of programming and hardware. Admin, feel free to move it to another stackexchange site. Here is the problem: I've ...
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How to launch WinCE App on Windows XP

My dad has a cheap tablet that runs Windows XP. We have a USB GPS device that can be connected to the tablet and used for GPS. We also have the latest version of iGO primo. The only problem is ...
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Interpreting the timestamp info?

From this site, I learned about the "secret" file that stores my gps info. I tried to open the file, and I got this SQLite DB. How can I interpret the timestamp info?
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GPX file analyser for Windows

I have some GPS log files that i would like to open up and have some program analyse for me. Great if there is a map, shows speed and height-difference :D
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Serial GPS as time source on Windows 7?

How do I use GPS device connected over serial port as a time source in Windows 7? I have a GPS receiver on my mobile phone which sends data using Bluetooth serial link in NMEA format to computer.
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Windows CE On Laptop

I have old-ish laptop that comes with touch screen. What I wanna do is buy GPS module for it and install basic windows ce on it. Then use it as gps navigation with igo 8 for ce Is that possible? ...
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How to install Delorme StreetAtlas (any version) + GPS inside VirtualBox VM?

When I try to run the install program I get a popup message that says the installer program is not a valid executable. Background: I want a GPS with maps on my laptop running Ubuntu 10.4LTS. ...
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Wanted: GPS-Track (gpx) Analyzer for Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a nice tool for Linux to get statistics out of a GPX track. Most important is total length, but also average speed in different section, height difference etc. would be useful. Any ...
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Installing software on Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 Core

I have bought a Wayteq N470 gps device without navigation software. Underneath it runs an OS based on WinCE. The main interface doesn't allow me to run any software (no file browsing), therefore I ...
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Need to copy files from cdrom, to a mounted USB drive (TomTom) in Windows XP?

I would like to write a daemon/batch/script...that listens to the HAL for events and then launches a script once a usb device (TomTom gps) is plugged in. This script will be placed on the cdrom disk ...
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Is it difficult to intercept & spoof skyhook location requests with corrected mifi GPS data?

Apple's WiFi-only iPad uses location services provided by SkyHook to determine your location for Maps, and such. I frequently use my iPad with a Sprint Overdrive device, which has GPS built in. I'm ...
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Tomtom ONE disconnecting frequently

I have a Tomtom ONE GPS device that is constantly rebooting (or whatever) itself when connected to a computer. I leave it there and from time to time it "restarts" and ejects itself from the ...
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Are there videocamera which geotag individual frames?

I'm looking for a way to record live video with the specific requirement of having each frame georeferenced with GPS. Right now I'm using a normal video camera with a PDA+GPS that records the ...
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Is there a Windows app for accessing my cell phone's GPS chip for Google Maps?

I'm travelling by train using my notebook with a Sony Ericsson cellphone connected as a modem. The phone has a GPS chip for using Google Maps. Is there a Windows app which can connect to the phone's ...