Test Drive (more GPS data)

June 4, 2013

In a few previous entries, we looked at how to capture, parse, and evaluate the precision of a NMEA-capable GPS. The next step is to take it on a test drive.

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The setup is simple: a laptop, a USB GPS, a car, and a map. The map is provided by Google Maps, of course. The car and the laptop do not really matter (as long as one of the two runs Linux and has a USB port); the USB GPS is the Columbus V800.

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