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GPS NMEA driver

Supported devices

All NMEA 0183 GPS devices connected over USB, serial port @ 9600bps, bluetooth or network.

Single device is present on startup (no hot-plug support).

Supported platforms

This driver is platform independent.


INDIGO Astronomy open-source license.


indigo_server indigo_gps_nmea

Status: Stable

Driver is developed and tested with:

  • Several U-Blox GPS modules (RS232)
  • G-Mouse GPS receiver (USB)
  • Nokia LD-3W (bluetooth)


Use URL in form gps://host:port to connect to the GPS over network (default port is 9999).

To export the GPS over the network one can use Nexbridge