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RuuviTracker: Open Source GPS tracking system

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 11 Dec 2012 22:17 User comments (4)

RuuviTracker: Open Source GPS tracking system RuuviTracker wants to help you track everything.
The new project aims to develop a new GSM/GPS-enabled tracking system for a wide variety of uses. On the hardware side, the project aims to develop an affordable, water-proof, robust, high-quality and state-of-the-art device, capable of operating in temperatures as low as -40C.

Software for the device is open source, and specifications of RuuviTracker's physical design, circuit board Gerber files and information about needed components will be available for everyone, allowing for replica devices to be created.

While its not clear yet how much some RuuviTracker hardware will cost you, the project aims for it to be affordable to everyone, unlike some proprietary tracking devices/systems you can find on the market.

The purpose of the device is to help you track almost anything you want, whether it is your children, pets, hunting hound, car, boat.. just use your imagination.

Most of the RuuviTracker team members are volunteers and developers are welcome to join the project (RuuviTracker on GitHub).

You can follow RuuviTracker on Twitter: @RuuviTracker

And don't forget to like RuuviTracker on Facebook: FB/RuuviTracker

More information on the project is available from the RuuviTracker Wiki Page, and at www.ruuvitracker.fi, where you can also subscribe for e-mail updates.

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4 user comments

111.12.2012 23:30

nice

213.12.2012 2:23

The luckiest subscriber will get a RuuviTracker kit for free as soon as we have the first batch of the final hardware on our hands! :-)

Subscribe here: http://www.ruuvitracker.fi

314.12.2012 9:51

Great for tracking lost luggage

414.12.2012 11:48

How does this communicate its position back? Cell?

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