Technology For Development
On thursday 16/05/2019 the students of the advanced class. At 11:15am, we used an instrument with GPS on it, we follow the new road to the new isokolo market. From the entrance ,we walk round the boundaries of the market to have the correct area of the market on the map .
What is GPS? t is a global navigation satellite system that provides geolocation and time information to a GPS receiver anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. Obstacles such as mountains and buildings block the relatively weak GPS signals
Instrument needed to create GPS tracker on mobile phone, we need GPS test, the OSM Tracker for Android. we download it and install to the phone which we will use for the tracking.
How to use GPS tracker After installing on your phone, there is an icon Track New, you click there and start tracking the area in which you want. when it is finished you click stop and save. you then send it to the openstreetmap.org and you save it there in which you can still edit it to the shape which you need.