15414Re: GPS data pass through OT to serial?
- Apr 1, 2013For this project I'm using an OT3 with a Garmin GPS18 puck and Argent splitter cable. From the reading I've done I understand I can't get a $GPGLL stream out of the NUVI 350 setup I'm currently using in my van, so I can change out the GPS receiver and put the 350 in my car instead.
> Which tracker do you have? I'm planning to add that to the OTUSB and
> T3, but I'm not sure there will be room on the T2 or older units.
> On 3/29/2013 5:07 PM, marcel wrote:
> > I'm setting up my GIS software to work as a mobile asset tracker. I have
> > the Open Tracker sending NMEA data to the serial port (port B, with GPS
> > on Port A) and that plots just the way it should. Now I'd like to have
> > the software centre on its current position and record a tack log. To do
> > that I need to have a stream of position data passed through the OT to
> > the serial port.
> > I'm not sure that the OT can even do this, so some advice would be
> > appreciated. If it's not possible, then I'll request the GIS developer
> > put an option on their GPS interface to take data from the serial port
> > and GPS from another port. Of course, that arrangement would mean having
> > the tracker pulling position data from one GPS puck, and the GIS
> > software pulling from another puck, but if that's the way it needs to
> > be, the so be it!
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