Balázs Simon
Published © GPL3+

Find My Bike

Creating a simple device to find and track lost or stolen assets while getting know Hologram and cellular positioning.

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Find My Bike

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Hologram Global IoT SIM Card
Hologram Global IoT SIM Card
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Hologram Nova
Hologram Nova
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Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Or any other Raspberry Pi
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Battery
A simple power bank is a great choice
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Ublox Neo 7M GPS module
It might work with other GPS moduls, too (NMEA, UART communication)
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Software apps and online services

Hologram Data Router
Hologram Data Router
Hologram Python SDK
Google Maps
Google Maps

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Schematics

The setup without the GPS module

You just put everything together as you can see on the image. Insulating the headers of the Raspberry Pi is useful but not required.
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Wiring the GPS module

If your GPS module doesn't have az onboard voltage regulator then you have to use the 3.3V pin of the Raspberry Pi
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Connecting the GPS module

Red: VCC - 5V
Black: GND
Green: TX of the GPS module
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Code

Lost and Found script

This is the code that you have to run on your the Raspberry Pi to reproduce my project.

Credits

Balázs Simon

Balázs Simon

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