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

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APN Service for internet to my cellphone or gps [closed]

I want a service like https://akunssh.net/openvpn-server to have an internet conection on my cellphone or gps but i want a good service and good price montly, please help me. enter image description ...
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How to set Viking to use gpsd?

Hi I would like to set my smartphone like a gps device and i found the share gps app and successfully configure since I can connect whit nc XX.XX.XX.XX port and get NMEA data like $GPVTG,0.0,T,-0.8,M,...
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How can I play my recoded gpx file in real time?

I have a recoded gpx location from my road trip. I want to replay it in real time and see: My location on the map moves as the trip progresses in real time. My current speed, heading, altitude, and ...
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Power Shell Program to add gps coordinates for Apple MP4 videos

SuperUser posted a Power Shell program to add latitude, longitude, and altitude to Windows Explorer for JPG/JPEG files. Works beautifully. Does he have another one that will do same thing for Apple ...
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How to connect/enable VMware to use GPS from windows?

I have a GPS module built into my laptop, the problem is that it's not being enabled on the VM. How can I change this? I have verified that on the windows side it works fine, I am trying to use it ...
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Why using a GPS usb stick increases the latency of my WiFi connection?

I noticed an increase in the latency (+- 20ms) of my Wifi connection when I'm retrieving in the same time the GPS location of my notebook. I paid attention to get the location via the GPS usb stick ...
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How does WIFI Positioning System work without GPS nor Internet? [duplicate]

I read this great post about WPS that stated: It's possible to do Wi-Fi geolocation without an Internet connection, but to do that, you'd have to cache a copy of the database, which might be too big. ...
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How can I download DNRGPS?

When I clicked the link on https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mis/gis/DNRGPS/DNRGPS.html to download the program, it popped up with a dialog box to open with program or close. The only programs it gave me ...
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"My location" is off by a 100 miles when using Google Maps in different browsers on Windows 10 laptop which has GPS built in

I have a Dell Latitude E7240. Location services are on in Settings - Location. I have tried accessing Google Maps in Firefox and Edge. Google Maps is not even showing the blue dot and Waze location is ...
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Enabling Mock Locations in ChromeOS

I'm looking for a way to use external bluetooth GPS receiver with a Chromebook (because my Chromebook, like many others doesn't have build in GPS). My Chrome OS version is 79.0.3940.0 (Build officiel)...
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GPS Device is sending junk data

I have a GPS device BW08C and when I configured with IP and protocol it is sending some raw junk on server. On other hand when I worked with other GPS device like LKGPS LK209 it gives me proper data ...
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Reverse engineering unknown hex/binary representation to decimal

I am decoding a device that pumps out location data via network packets. Lets say we have want to decode altitude. The altitude packet is 4 bytes. So the info in hex is. 0x05 0x79 = 5.945313(meters) ...
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No GPS after Kali and Kismet update 2019.07.R2

I'm unable to get GPS connection via kismets new webserver UI after a Kali update which also updated kismet to 2019.07.R2-kali4. Gear: latop,GPS BU-353S4 W/SiRF Star IV chipset,WIFI AWUS036NHA, 2019....
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Replace timestamps in a notepad++ file

I have these GPX files that I want to change the time in, and I'm not sure how to automate it. <time>2018-10-25T18:00:00Z</time> <time>2018-10-25T18:02:24Z</time> &...
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gpsd service does not locate USB GPS

I have a BU-353S4 USB GPS receiver. I am running Kubuntu 18.04. When I manually run gpsd with gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0, it correctly identifies the device and gets a fix when one is available. When I let ...
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How does Windows locate me while my PC does not have GPS? [closed]

When I go to Google Maps in browser and press the 'Show Your Location' button, it shows exactly where I am. I was wondering how is that possible without GPS.
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Cradlepoint IBR1100 Router Randumly Looses GPS Position

I have an IBR1100 CradlePoint router on a Truck in Ontario, Canada. The router reports back to a server the GPS of the vehicle. On occasion the GPS fails. No clear pattern. We run 12 Routers. A few ...
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Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) pairings deleted after each Windows 10 Feature Update

Our customers use Windows 10-based tablets as marine navigation systems. They are paired to NMEA-based GPS and rate of turn sensors via Bluetooth (classic, not LE) Serial Port Profile which creates ...
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Find out if my computers have location (GPS) hardware

How can I find out if my (Windows 7) desktop and laptop computers have hardware that can provide the current geolocation?
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Can a desktop browser use GPS

While the use of GPS in browsers on Android and iOS devices is pretty much standard, it seems that support in 'desktop' browsers (say, Edge on Windows 10) is lacking. I have a Windows 10 tablet with ...
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Locate a lost Windows 10 laptop

A mate of mine has lost a laptop on a bus and wishes to find it. As far as I know, Windows 10 offers GPS tracking features, but that has to be turned on before the device was lost. The laptop was an ...
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ntpq showing large offset between GPS and public NTP servers

I'm somewhat unsure about the offset value which ntpq is showing me. This is on a Raspberry Pi with PPS support compiled in the kernel. I just moved that device from location, so ntpd was first ...
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Ping from computer when USB plugs in? Find my USB?

I lost my USB stick recently, I was just wondering whether it was possible in any way to have it run a program when plugged in to push the computer's IP adress/Coords up to some server anywhere. Find ...
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Finding geolocation from image

I use the app Open Camera on my Android phone. I have enabled "Store location data (Geotagging) / store GPS location data in photos". I have transfered some photos to my computer and would like to ...
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How does GPS work? [closed]

GPS technology is used in safety devices to get the alert in an emergency event. How does GPS work with these devices?
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How is wifi used to detect network location? [duplicate]

On my iPhone, when WiFi is turned off and I use GPS/Navigation apps, the phone suggests that I should turn on WiFi for improved location accuracy. If I have WiFi turned on and am not connected to a ...
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Fake GPS location on Windows 10 hosted network

I recently made a hosted network in my Windows 10 following these steps: link So I was wondering if there is a way I can fake my gps location and change it to whatever point in the map I want. Is it ...
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What is the function of 'Serial time code message (ToD) (RS-232 serial line)' as provided in a specification of distribution amplifer?

What is the function of 'Serial time code message (ToD) (RS-232 serial line)' as provided in a specification of distribution amplifer? http://spectracom.com/products-services/precision-timing/epsilon-...
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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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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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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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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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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 was:...
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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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