GPS AdventureBox merges geocaching and gift-giving

It’s often said that experiences make better gifts than physical products, but the GPS AdventureBox is designed to deliver both.


In a merging of geocaching and gift-giving, the GPS-enabled box locks away a physical gift or note until the recipient successfully follows a trail of GPS breadcrumbs to a series of locations specified by the giver. The box itself packs an Arduino microcontroller and small GPS unit to monitor the box’s location, and an SD memory card and LCD screen to store and display the gift-giver’s destination instructions. These instructions can be as simple or difficult to decipher as the giver wishes, and are inputted via a simple web interface.

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