New GPS Camera Module Launched

The Taiwanese company Tekom demonstrated on CeBIT 2007 a GPS module for cameras. The small “GPS locator” records the location and movements of the user on a 32MB internal memory and when connected to a PC calibrates the GPS data with the time each photo was taken in. This data can then be used as placemarks for Google Earth.

At CeBIT Tekom demonstrated two GPS camera modules. The first called GX1 works by connecting to a special Tekom camera while the more interesting GX2 works by constantly recording the location of the user via its internal GPS and downloading this information to a PC at the end of the day using a special softwere which calibrates the GPS data with the time each photo was taken in. The GX2 has 32MB internal memory and a 1050 mAh Li-polymer battery which Tekom claims is good for up to 7 hours. The GX2 comes in 5 colors (white, black, green, blue and red). 

No details on pricing and availability were disclosed during CeBIT but we at TFOT hope to bring you hands on this product as soon as we can.

More information on the GX2 can be found here.