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get speedometer value and X, Y location

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Created08.04.2019 06:36

Zariche Brasil (Unknown) 08.04.2019 06:36
Hello I need to get the velocimeter values ​​and the X, Y location of the map and send it to the serial COMport. can you help me?

Bilbo Beutlin (BBeutlin) 08.04.2019 07:48
See for reference LUADOC Vehicles -> Vehicle

The position you get with
local x,y,z = getWorldTranslation(node)

The speed of a vehicle
local speed = vehicle:getLastSpeed()

However you can't write to serial port directly, since in FS the system I/O functions are disabled (due to sandbox).
You can only write to an xml file and read this from an external program.

Espen K. (estyx) 08.04.2019 14:17
Writing to an XML file is relative slow though, you can also write directly to a file:

local file =, 'w')

Zariche Brasil (Unknown) 08.04.2019 18:19
Thank you guys you are incredible. I want to make the interaction with a GPS john deere gs3. It will be nice in my simulator.

Zariche Brasil (Unknown) 08.04.2019 18:23

Zariche Brasil (Unknown) 08.04.2019 18:23

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