u-blox Positioning Chips and Modules

USB Sensor and VCP Driver Installation for

Windows 8, Windows 7

In order to take advantage of the Sensor and VCP features with u-blox positioning products connected to computers running  Windows 8 and Windows 7 one needs to install the u-blox USB driver below.

u-blox USB Sensor and VCP Driver for u-blox M8, u-blox 7, u-blox 6, u-blox 5, and ANTARIS 4
User Interface Guided Installer for
Windows 8 and Windows 7

Filename Size last modified
ubloxgnss_sensor_windows_3264_v2.1.0.5.exe (zipped) 5 MB
Nov. 14, 2013

User Guide for USB GPS sensor driver for Windows 8 and Windows 7

  • Location events issued to the location API whenever GNSS data updated
  • Support
    • All USB based u-blox positioning chips and modules
    • USB selective suspend
    • 32 and 64 bit Intel version platform
    • Windows 7 & 8 applications/gadgets and u-center (with location API functionality)
    • Optional virtual COM port driver for non location-aware application
    • Radio Manager (Windows 8 and above)
  • Compliance
    • WHQL certified (Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1)
    • Supports all mandatory and most optional sensor properties and data types

Note: the Windows 7 Starter Edition does not support the Sensor and Location Platform.

Visit http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/sensors  for more information about Microsoft's Windows Sensor and Location Platform.

Visit http://windowsteamblog.com/ for a software developers Blog for Windows 7 & 8.