GPS “Odometer” Distance Measurements

Closed Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2013

    Default GPS “Odometer” Distance Measurements


    I am interested in using a low cost GPS receiver for producing a TTL pulse for every meter of distance cd travelled. This as an alternative to hacking into the vehicles transmission or ABS “Speed” sensors.

    For Radio Range measurements, testing would be done in a straight line with a clear view of the sky. Velocity would be constant between (5-10) MPH.

    Absolute position is not important but a consistent incremental update is.

    If someone has a project containing the core code, I would be willing to pay for customization.

    Jay Zebryk

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2013

    Default Re: GPS “Odometer” Distance Measurements

    i would be quite interested in seeing your theory on how consistent incremental distance data
    at 1m resolution can be extracted from a low cost GPS receiver at any rate let alone 5 times a second
    Warning I'm not a teacher

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2003

    Default Re: GPS “Odometer” Distance Measurements

    My phone usually gives about 10m error at least.


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2014

    Default Re: GPS “Odometer” Distance Measurements

    I tested many cheap gps receivers and coordinates are oscilating alltime , so I obtained 1-14 m error ( sometime errors are more than 20m) . Its very interesting Ardupilot , APm and few RC Bait Boat Autopilot have a 1-2m error while using GPS M8N , M6N .
    Its used a average for coordinates or another algorithm like Gauss ?

Similar Threads

  1. LCD Rolling Odometer Effect
    By Art in forum mel PIC BASIC Pro
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: - 21st August 2011, 20:34
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: - 26th June 2009, 23:33
  3. Odometer
    By mataston in forum General
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: - 5th June 2006, 14:28
  4. Speedometer and Odometer
    By mdaweb in forum mel PIC BASIC Pro
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: - 7th October 2005, 13:33
  5. GPS waypoint distance in Km
    By Art in forum Code Examples
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: - 28th August 2005, 01:59

Members who have read this thread : 1

You do not have permission to view the list of names.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts