As you let your device free, you may not only want it to know where it is, but also to have a way of finding out if it has made it to the desired location. One of the coolest things to connect to the robot is a GPS location device. In this project, I'll show you how to connect a GPS receiver to your robot and then use it to move in the correct direction.
Connecting the BeagleBone Black to a GPS device
Accessing the GPS programmatically and determining how to move to a location
In this project, you'll need a GPS device. There are a lot of options, and they come with many different interfaces, but because we want to avoid using a soldering iron or other complex connection processes, we're going to choose one with a USB interface. Here is an image of a device...