is an ActiveX control that communicates with a GPS receiver.
It returns latitude, longitude, altitude, speed, course, heading
and many other parameters of the position.
This control works with any NMEA 0183 compatible receiver connected
to one of the serial ports.You
can use it also with USB, IrDA and Bluetooth devices, because these
devices have a driver that redirects the input from the USB, IrDA
or Bluetooth port to a virtual serial port (you can check it in
System/Device Manager/Ports). If your USB device is not provided
with such a driver, then use a USB controller whose vendor provides
a virtual serial port driver, such as FTDI
or use a USB/RS-232 adapter. For Garmin receivers you have to install
To connect to an Android smartphone's GPS, you can download GPS2Bluetooth
application from playstore and connect your phone to your PC through
bluetooth (GPS2BT service).
The component supports US (GPS), Russian (GLONASS) and Chinese (BEIDOU)
global positioning systems and GALILEO (EU) support is coming soon.
0183 (or NMEA for short) is a combined electrical and data specification
for communication between marine electronic devices such as echo
sounder, sonars, Anemometer (winds speed and direction), gyrocompass,
autopilot, GPS receivers and many other types of instruments. It
has been defined by, and is controlled by, the US-based National
Marine Electronics Association.
Supported NMEA sentences: GPGLL, GPGGA, GPVTG, GPRMC, GPGSA, GPGSV,
GPZDA, GPMSS, GPAAM, GPRMB, GPBWC, GPWPL, GPRTE, GPHDT, GPHDM
The component is extended to calculate distances and make conversions
between different measurement units.
With this control you will be able to develop robust GPS applications
in any ActiveX supporting development environment. Possible applications
* Vehicle Navigation
* Marine Navigation
* Fleet Management
* Emergency Locator
* Geographic Surveying
* AVL and Locating-Based Services
* Personal Navigation or touring devices
* Tracking devices
* Sporting and Recreation
* Time synchronization
ZylGPSReceiverAX you can also create web distributed applications.
The main idea behind is very simple:
a desktop application that will run locally on the server, collecting
gps-data from the receiver and saving in the database.
*Create a web service that will provide the requested gps-data
from the database to the webpages.
Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system
formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their ground
GPS uses these
satellites as reference points to calculate positions accurate
to a matter of meters. In fact, with advanced forms of GPS you
can make measurements to better than a centimeter!
In a sense it's
like giving every square meter on the planet a unique address.
have been miniaturized to just a few integrated circuits and so
are becoming very economical. And that makes the technology accessible
to virtually everyone.
These days GPS
is finding its way into cars, boats, planes, construction equipment,
movie making gear, farm machinery, even laptop computers.
Soon GPS will
become almost as basic as the telephone. Indeed, at Trimble, we
think it just may become a universal utility.
GPS technology has matured into a resource that goes far beyond
its original design goals. These days scientists, sportsmen, farmers,
soldiers, pilots, surveyors, hikers, delivery drivers, sailors,
dispatchers, lumberjacks, fire-fighters, and people from many
other walks of life are using GPS in ways that make their work
more productive, safer, and sometimes even easier.
demo version is fully functional, but it displays a nag dialog (the
licensed version will, of course, not have a nag dialog). The package
includes demo programs and a help file with the description of the
-Installation into Microsoft Visual C#.Net/ Microsoft Visual VB.Net:
To install the ActiveX Control into Visual Studio, click "Tools->Add/remove
Toolbox Items..." menu item, select "COM Components"
tab in "Customize Toolbox" window, click and choose "ZylGPSReceiverAXControl"
and press "OK" button. After this you can drag and drop
the control to the form and use all methods and events provided.
into Microsoft Visual C++.Net/ Visual C++ 6.0:
To install the ActiveX Control into Visual Studio, right-click the
form and select "Insert ActiveX Control" menu item, select
"COM Components" tab in "Customize Toolbox"
window, click and choose "ZylGPSReceiverAXControl" and
press "OK" button. After this the control will be added
to the form and you can use all methods and events provided.
into Microsoft Visual Basic 5-6:
To install the ActiveX Control into Visual Basic, click Project->Components
menu item and choose "ZylGPSReceiverAXControl". After
this you can drag and drop control to the form and use all methods
and events provided.
into Borland C++ Builder and Delphi:
To install the ActiveX Control into Delphi or C++ Builder, click
Component->Import ActiveX Control menu item, choose "ZylGPSReceiverAXControl"
and press "Install..." key. You will get the confirmation
message when the package is recompiled, and TZylGPSReceiverAXControl
control will appear in the components palette, ActiveX tab.
- GLONASS and BEIDOU support
- more ports available
- more baudrates available
- support of waypoints
- support of routes
- receiver status info
- new supported NMEA sentences: GPMSS,
GPAAM, GPBWC, GPRMB, GPWPL, GPRTE
- new conversion
- bug fixes
ZylGPSReceiverAX - ActiveX Control
support by e-mail
upgrade on request
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from country to country.
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Delivery) only. After purchase you will receive the full version
- All orders are final, so please assure that you buy what you
need, checking the fully functional trial version first!