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Location Bridge

Copyright 2014-2017 Al Brown

al [at]

A simple server that provides NMEA sentences over TCP from the Windows 7/8.x location sensors.

More details can be found here.

Tested on:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1


  • Windows 7: Enable your device in 'Location and Other Sensors'

  • Windows 8: Enable 'Turn on the Windows Location Platform' in 'Location Settings'

  • Windows 10: In Settings navigate to 'Privacy' then turn 'Location' to on.

  • Run 'Location Bridge' from the start menu.

  • Press 'Start' to serve NMEA sentences on localhost:10110


This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

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