An autonomous navigation system based on GPS was developed. The system was composed of the under-controlling part and the decision-making part; the two parts communicated with each other via wireless data transmission modules. The under-controlling part included the ARM7 microprocessor, the wireless data transmission module, the GPS receiver and the mobile quadricycle. The decision-making part included the laptop and the wireless data transmission module, the path planning algorithm based on Visual C++ 6.0 and MapObjects. The autonomous navigation and long-distance control of the quadricycle were realized. To evaluate the performance of the system, some tests were performed.


GPS autonomous navigation wireless data transmission MapObjects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhaoxiang Liu
    • 1
  • Gang Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.China Agricultural UniversityChina

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