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A python module to enable a Raspberry Pi to read the Decawave 1001 UWB positioning module.

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This is a device driver enable a Raspberry Pi to use the Decawave 1001 UWB positioning module.

The Decawave is a low cost UWB positioning module. A group of at least 4 modules forms a mesh network that can locate a fifth, mobile module with an accuracy of around +-0.2 meters. For more information and datasheets see Decawave's website.

The DWM1001 is available as a development board about the size of a credit card.

Driver Features

  • Connects over SPI
  • Supports hardware interrupts for data ready
  • Optionally enables high priority thread scheduling


  • Requires python 3.7


Examples are available on Github.

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