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AVR Open GPS Tracker

06/01/2009 Category: AVR, GPS, Microcontroller, Project

Open GPS Tracker is a small device which plugs into a $20 prepaid mobile phone to make a GPS tracker. The project use microcontroller AVR ATTINY84 as main processor. The Tracker responds to text message commands, detects motion, and sends you its exact position, ready for Google Maps or your mapping software. Mike release the Tracker firmware under open source license and user-customizable.

In addition to being a GPS tracker, the firmware is easily modified to monitor and control anything from a weather station to a vending machine via text messaging

AVR GPS trakcer

The current supported hardware platform is:

  • Vincotech A1035D GPS module or AarLogic GPS 3A module
  • Motorola C168i AT&T GoPhone prepaid mobile phone, or Wavecom WMOD2 module, or Telit GC864 module
  • Atmel ATTINY84-20PU or ATMEGA88 AVR microcontroller link


AVR GPS Tracker
Download AVR Open GPS Tracker project