An instrument used to find the direction of north from one's current location, consisting of a case with compass points marked around its edge and a floating magnetic needle that pivots to point to magnetic north.

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calculate turning acceleration from a compass

I have degree and timestamp and want to calculate the turning acceleration. What to trigger if the compass is turning fast. Is there a mathematic way to get an acceleration parameter?
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Getting the compass point given longitude, latitude and direction in degrees

I have this data gathered using a GPS device No. Time Longitude Latitude Speed(Km/h) Compass point Direction (deg) 1 10/20/15 1:34 40.11724 -3.21032 11 Northwest ...
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Comparing compass bearings

I have several compass bearings: bTrue = 190° b1 = 250° b2 = 100° b3 = 170° b4 = 90° I want to compare b1 - b4 and find out how close they are to bTrue. So bTrue is 100%. How much percent is then ...
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How can I add 3 axis orientation information to my photos?

I have a survey project where I need to record not only the location, but the direction (bearing and angle of elevation/depression) that the camera was pointing at the time the picture was taken. ...
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Knowing acceleration, gyro and compass data how to calculate north direction [closed]

I have a small video camera with an attached sensor. I can get from the sensor his acceleration, gyro and compass data. Knowing this data I need to rotate the camera so that it will look strictly ...
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Compass error (can't find proper directories)

Compass::SpriteException in Sessions#new Showing /home/cartodb/cartodb/app/views/layouts/front_layout.html.erb where line #12 raised: No files were found in the load path matching ...
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At the northpole, which way is east? [duplicate]

If a person stands on the north, or south pole. How do they determine which way is east/west?
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What determines “west” in Antarctica?

Hopefully this isn't so far afield as to get banned - apologies in advance to those who think it doesn't belong. This article discusses a region of Antarctica which is described as "West Antarctica". ...
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Calculating compass bearing between two GPS coordinates… with a twist [closed]

I'm building a virtual tour application that uses Google's streetview code to render the panoramas into a non-distorted view. Each panorama has 1 to n links where the user can select to move on. I ...