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How to keep track of my geographic position ?

Log your trip or activity with your favorite GPS tracking app and take photos during your trip. Export your tracked route to a GPX file and upload the GPX file together with your photos. The video animation will show you where photos were taken.

If you only just want to upload photos, make sure that the settings on your phone are correct. Do this by enabling location services on your phone and give the camera app permissions to use location services. The camera app will tag your photos with the geographic location.

What is GPS ?

GPS stands for Global Positioning System. It is a satellite-based navigation system that enables precise location and time information to be obtained anywhere on or near the Earth's surface. The GPS system is composed of a network of satellites, ground stations, and user devices.

What is a GPX file ?

GPX stands for GPS Exchange Format. It is a standard file format used to store and exchange GPS data between different devices and applications. GPX files typically contain information about waypoints, routes and tracks recorded by GPS devices during activities such as hiking, biking, running, or driving.

How do I get a GPX file ?

To create or obtain a GPX (GPS Exchange Format) file, you typically have a few options:

Recording with a GPS Device:

  • Use a dedicated GPS device or a smartphone with a GPS app to record your activities (hiking, biking, running, etc.).
  • Many fitness apps and devices allow you to export recorded tracks or routes in GPX format.

Using GPS Apps:

  • Use a GPS tracking app on your smartphone during outdoor activities.
  • Apps like Strava, Garmin Connect, Runkeeper, or any other GPS tracking app often provide an option to export your recorded activity as a GPX file.

Here's an example of how you might record a track with a GPS tracking app:

  • Open a GPS tracking app on your smartphone.
  • Start recording your activity (e.g., hiking or running).
  • After completing your activity, stop the recording.
  • Look for an option to export or share the recorded track, and choose the GPX format.

The exact process may vary depending on the specific app or device you are using. Check the documentation or help section of the app or device for guidance on exporting GPX files.

Remember that the availability of GPX export features depends on the app or device you are using. Most modern GPS tracking apps and devices support GPX file export for sharing or analyzing your recorded activities.

What if I use my phone for GPS tracking and other cameras for taking pictures ?

To create a video with photos, the easiest way is to just use your mobile device for both GPS tracking and taking photos. Your phone adjusts automatically to the local time, so photos are automatically tagged with the correct timestamp. This is needed for correct merging into the video.

If you have additional cameras, make sure to set the clock of your cameras to the local time manually.

What is the maximum length of a video ?

The length of a video is limited to 100 seconds

What is the resolution of a video ?

Currently the resolution is set to 1280x720 pixels.