jGPX keeps the bachelor party moving in the right direction, regardless of BAC

jGPX_bachelor_party_navigator

[Davy] and his friend [Chris] were tasked with putting together a bachelor party for their friend [J], and had a little more in mind than the standard drunken revelry. To earn the privilege of partying his brains out, they decided that [J] would have to fulfill a series of tasks and challenges before joining up with the rest of his friends for the evening’s events. [Davy] didn’t specify what these tasks were, lest he spoil the surprise, but he did let us in on a little device that he and [Chris] built to help guide the bachelor through his day.

They were a bit worried that the bachelor would get sidetracked during his journey if he happened to imbibe along the way, so they built a device called jGPX that would ensure [J] stayed on track and on time. jGPX is a custom GPS navigator consisting of an Arduino, a GPS module with built-in antenna, and a compass.  The pair created a set of routes in Google Earth, exporting the data to KML for interpretation by their device. The jGPX is meant to guide [J] along via a small LCD screen that shows him the distance to his target as well as the proper direction of travel to get there.

It looks like [J’s] friends put a lot of effort into his party, and although there are no details as to how things went, we’re sure it was a blast!

Comments

  1. sariel says:

    “although there are no details as to how things went, we’re sure it was a blast!”

    that’s because what happens at a bachelors party, stays at the party. please refrain from dead hooker jokes… ^_^

  2. Colecago says:

    jokes?

  3. mess_maker says:

    @Colecago – holy crap, that is funny!

  4. Andrew Smith says:

    That’s epic. Very well built, clean looking.
    shame about the stag party sounds like it’ll be lame.

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