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Re: Ideas Thread

Unread postby Michal » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:02 pm

SIM908 module is a GSM and GPS module in one
http://wm.sim.com/producten.aspx?id=1024
http://www.electrodragon.com/?product=sim908-ic

This guys are selling a breakout board ready to be plugged in your microcontroller board
http://store.open-electronics.org/Small_Breakout_SIM908

getting something like this
http://www.open-electronics.org/localiz ... 08-module/

just replace the bottom board with custom arduino based board and there you go, we have open vehicle tracker!

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Re: Ideas Thread

Unread postby Michal » Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:32 pm

By using open street map we will have access to a vector map, knowing which roads has been plowed we will be able to calculate optimal route from A to B :)

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Re: Ideas Thread

Unread postby Benjamin » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:47 am

I would like to further explore the open street map option, perhaps even in parallel with the google map plan.

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Unread postby Michal » Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:40 pm


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Unread postby Michal » Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:10 pm

here some guy tried to build arduino gps/gsm device using sim908 I mentioned earlier
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vig ... ino-netdui
check his breakdown of manufacturing cost

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