Tag Archives: GPS navigation

Remember the jokes about what if computer manufacturers built cars?

Mashable Australia put out a story this month about A Tesla that crashed while on Autopilot, where the ‘driver’ died and discussed the implications to the industry. So what exactly does autopilot mean. I’ve been on the jump seat on … Continue reading

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The GPS Made Me Do It

Here we go again, the GPS made me do it. It was 2AM or thereabouts on a Wednesday morning in Henrico County  when a driver apparently followed the instructions on his GPS and turned onto the railway track according to … Continue reading

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Why 2016 Will Be The Year Of Mass Wearables Adoption – ARC

Wearables are here to stay. We just need to show them some love. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scoop.it Most people don’t define the technology they use into a category, but we have been using wearables for years. It’s your headphones … Continue reading

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GPS doodles and the art of turning exercise into an adventure

When Stephen Lund first saw his cycling movements mapped out in red on GPS tracking website Strava, he immediately recognised the service’s potential beyond … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.smh.com.au Stephen isn’t the first person I’ve blogged about who has … Continue reading

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Volvo promises ‘DEATHPROOF’ cars by 2020

The Swedish company, which has built its reputation on safety, says a world where nobody dies in car accidents is closer than most people think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Volvo has always had a great reputation for safety and … Continue reading

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Directions For Apple Maps

Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com As you know, I’ve been trialing several map and navigation applications lately, just to catch up with how they are going. I haven’t used Apple Maps for a while, although I do have an iPhone. … Continue reading

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US Forest Service Deploys Avenza PDF Maps App for Firefighting – GPS World magazine

The U.S. Forest Service is using Avenza System’s PDF Maps mobile app to deliver interactive digital maps to firefighters and emergency response teams. Sourced through Scoop.it from: gpsworld.com This is a great idea. In a recent research project on what … Continue reading

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