Author Topic: TOWL - Telemetry over Opportunistic WiFi Links  (Read 7915 times)

kcbudd

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TOWL - Telemetry over Opportunistic WiFi Links
« on: August 02, 2016, 03:16:10 pm »
Blog post with more details forthcoming, but in the mean time:

I used a Digistump Oak and quadcopter GPS module to build a goofy little thing to report GPS coordinates opportunistically over open / captive-portal WiFi hotspots using DNS recursion.

code: https://github.com/phreakmonkey/towl

here's an example of the data output from my car on the way to work, plotted on OpenStreetMap:


Think of it as:  $25 LoJack with no monthly subscription.  ;)

emardee

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Re: TOWL - Telemetry over Opportunistic WiFi Links
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2016, 10:48:02 pm »
Looks very interesting. Will be fun looking at this in due course to work out out it works!

Thanks for posting.

driffster

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Re: TOWL - Telemetry over Opportunistic WiFi Links
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2016, 04:59:01 pm »
Was wondering what to do with my GPS module.. :) This looks like a fun project.