17
Dec
07

locoGPS for the iPhone

The iphone GPS module allows jail broken iphones to finally have GPS LOCO_GPS_4 functionality. This module is in development and will be shipping in February. All software is open source and more applications are being written every day. This module gives you the ability to explore all the benefits that GPS on a platform that is small enough to put on a keychain.

 

Features include:

Chip: SiRF Star III

Channels: 20

Update Rate: 1 sample / second

Acquisition Time:
Hot start (open sky): <1s

Hot Start (indoors): <15s

Cold Start(open sky): <35s

Serial Output: TTL Serial, 4800 baud Ascii, 38000 baud using SiRF Binary

Position Accuracy : 5m-10m

Charging: Integrated mini-USB connector for pass thru iphone charging.

Protocol Support:  NMEA 0183 ver 3.0

Iphone Software:
Requires Jail Broken Phone (tested on firmware version 1.1.2).
Software will be open source/community based

Ipod Touch :  TBD, currently testing

For more information visit the Part Foundry


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