SKM53 GPS Starter Kit, SKGPS-53

By using SKM53 GPS module, we can actually view our current UTC time, date, latitude, longitude and so on. In further application, it can used to interface with our smartphone, microcontroller such as Arduino or PIC, and so forth to know our own location. Meanwhile, when we use it, we need to expose it to the sky to capture the stronger signal. As an example, if we in the home, we need to put the GPS module near the window to get the signal. Otherwise, we will not receive the signal by GPS antenna if we inside a closed window room.

Method on interfacing and use the Flexiforce Sensors(A201)

The FlexiForce single element force sensor acts as a force sensing resistor in an electrical circuit. When the force sensor is unloaded, its resistance is very high. When a force is applied to the sensor, this resistance decreases. The resistance can be read by connecting a multimeter to the outer two pins, then applying a force to the sensing area. In this tutorial, you will going to learn on how to display the voltage level on 2×8 LCD and light up the LED based on the voltage level as the different force exerted to the Flexiforce Sensors(A201).