Using Windows Location API for GPS

If you want to use the integrated Location API to detect GPS data, you have to follow some steps.


  1. Install “u-blox GNSS Sensor Device Driver”
  2. Restart the tablet.
  3. Have a look into the device manager and make sure “u-blox GNSS Location Sensor” is available under point “Sensors”.


  1. Install the Location API Demo Test Program.
  2. In u-center, open port “u-blox GNSS Location Sensor” under Receiver / Sensor API.
    Parallel, open the “Location API Tool” app and click Start.
  3. Wait until valid coordinates with 2D or 3D fix are displayed in the u-center.
  4. Then switch to the app “Location API Tool” and check the received data.
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