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

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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 can'...
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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 network?...
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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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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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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 ...
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Sharing the GPS NMEA String with NTP

I am using GPS as a clock for NTP. It works great and NTP opens /dev/gps0 and reads it fine. I also have a program that can open /dev/gps0 to read (and write) to the GPS device so I can process the ...
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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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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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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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Some concept questions about internet privacy that I want to be clear about

Hi in hope of getting more effective answers and help, please only answer my question from the technical point of views. Thank you. Ignore money issue. Assume I am super rich and I can even hire a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...