ECE 4760: Final Project

GPS Running Watch

Joel Heck (

Kyle Kulas (

Never get lost on a run again with a runners’ GPS!

Runners who have moved to a new city may get lost trying to remember the route they carefully planned at home. Instead of stopping the run to pull out a phone, wait for the map to load, find where you are, and determine where you need to go, why not carry something that will automatically tell you where to go without interfering with your run? The GPS Running Watch is a personal GPS guidance device to help runners follow unfamiliar routes using an LCD display and haptic feedback. It guides the user along a path between preselected latitude/longitude waypoints by vibrating a small motor to indicate whether the waypoint is straight ahead, to the left, or to the right. You can stop worrying about losing your way home, and get back to enjoying your run.