New Android Release 1.16.4

Latest one is in github master. Those code for GPS will be released in 0.3.11 version.

I’m getting an error on this compiling for Arduino Mega (GpsParam not declared).

Do we need to include some widget function like for RTC?

@Lichtsignaal you obviously need the GPS Stream widget.

I haven’t used the GpsParam but you will need the master branch of Blynk on your Mega.

I updated to the latest library, but what does the widget have to do with anything on the Mega? It’s not aware of this, it’s not compiling, so I was wondering if it worked like the RTC widget (which you have to include in your code).


Guess I’ll wait for the 0.3.11 release … I must say this is not really user friendly guys, releasing a non-working widget :frowning:

That’s mean you are not using latest library (from github master).

Widget is working. And in recent added doc there are 2 ways of working with it. If one doesn’t work you can try another one.

Evil… I just missed that library update, lol. It compiles now. I’ll check out how it works tonight.

now people will be able to move there Robots without even touch the phone screen , just move the phone and accelerometer with Blynk will do that for you.

but i think that will need a lot of code twerks and trail and error.

I was thinking of making a gyro-stabilized camera platform of some sort. Or control a camera platform with your phone.

I’m gonna hook some sh*t up tonight, lol :stuck_out_tongue:

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i hope we can see something similar , but with many jumper wires and geek looking device :grinning:

I would call it “Blynker Restless Syndrome” :wink:
(Just kidding, LOL)
Give Blynk team a bit of time to update all docs, they are doing a lot of improvements in a really short time.

Kind regards!

That is a bit my issue. Maybe its better to fix up all missing and/or incomplete documentation before making more headway with new stuff. It makes it more accessible for new users too, which is really important. I’ve seen it too many times on this forum, messages and questions which could have been avoided with some more info. Esp being the primary example and how to make a decent blynk sketch. E.g. the timer and short loop. :slight_smile:

I’m trying the GPS stream now, like so:

  GpsParam gps(param);

  // Print 6 decimal places for Lat, Lon
  terminal.print("Lat: ");
  terminal.println(gps.getLat(), 7);

  terminal.print("Lon: ");
  terminal.println(gps.getLon(), 7);

  // Print 2 decimal places for Alt, Speed
  terminal.print("Altitute: ");
  terminal.println(gps.getAltitude(), 2);

  terminal.print("Speed: ");
  terminal.println(gps.getSpeed(), 2);



But all I get is “Lat: 1.000000” when I press V32 button. Any insights?

@Lichtsignaal is V32 a button or the pin assigned to the GPS Stream?

If it is a button I think you need to move the code to the GPS Stream function and sync when you press the button.

Yeah, was figuring that out right as we type. It’s tied to the GPS widget now on V10. But I want to display the coords in my terminal so I added a button to do the terminal display on V32, but apparently the GpsParam is not global so it won’t compile because of the missing declaration.

Yeah, it did the trick, it took a bit before GPS lock kicked in. It’s displaying my coords now, nice!

One more question for @vshymanskyy how often does the GPS kick in to get the coordinates on what energy levels? I was wondering how accurate the readings will actually be and if I have to add some averages to get better accuracy using lower power.

Hardware done for test setup …


Video please!!! :pray:

i like the Lego


hi @Dmitriy

great updates as usual , i have a small question i have tested the Accelerometer and the output is showing as below , is the XYZ values are tab separated or what?
as in my browser i can see it like that ["-4.247314�-0.6991069�9.240421"]
and in node-red the output is like that ["-4.247314-0.69910699.240421"]

and which format shall i use it is it json as usual , as i didn’t tested it in any hardware because i never had the change to get servos and actuator to play with it , but now it is planned

There we go, well, the beginning is made, lol …