The Fast Track

Innovative navigation systems make it easy to get directions & find others
Implications - With their prevalence in smartphones and cars, GPS systems are becoming old news; it is their contemporary counterparts that are receiving more widespread attention. These innovative takes on traditional GPS systems have a wide variety of applications -- from life-saving to friend-finding -- and are making it extremely easy to locate anyone and anything with the touch of a button, and thus changing the way consumers get directions forever.
SCORE: 3.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 15,075 Total Clicks Jul 11 - Mar 12
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Permanent Stalker Software - Apple's New 'Find My Friends' is a Scary, Yet Practical GPS-Based App
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 1,299 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 11
Permanent Stalker Software
Apple's New 'Find My Friends' is a Scary, Yet Practical GPS-Based App
Launched well ahead of schedule and ahead of the iCloud's release, Apple's new 'Find My Friends' app does precisely what its name implies: identify the exact GPS co-ordinates of your closest friends and… [More]
Snowslide-Scouring Choppers - The Airborne Avalanche Rescue System Locates Burried Victims
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 8,626 Clicks Pub: Nov 11, 11
Snowslide-Scouring Choppers
The Airborne Avalanche Rescue System Locates Burried Victims
When it comes to saving the lives of skiers and mountaineerers beneath masses of upset snow and ice, just finding the victims can be more than half the battle. The Airborne Avalanche Rescue System offers… [More]
Futuristic Navigation Apps - The TapNav App Uses Augmented Reality and GPS to Enhance Driving
SCORE: 2.7
Untested 1,505 Clicks Pub: Jul 8, 11
Futuristic Navigation Apps
The TapNav App Uses Augmented Reality and GPS to Enhance Driving
The TapNav app goes a step beyond your standard navigational tool by providing a GPS-enabled real-time feed of the road in front you. Additionally, the app uses augmented reality discs that show you exactly… [More]
Friend-Finding Apps - The Navizon Indoor Triangulation System Tracks Phones, Tablets & Laptops
SCORE: 3.2
Untested 1,545 Clicks Pub: Oct 30, 11
Friend-Finding Apps
The Navizon Indoor Triangulation System Tracks Phones, Tablets & Laptops
For those of you who have ever gone to a crowded event with a group of people, only to lose everyone by the end of the night, you will grasp just how beneficial the Navizon Indoor Triangulation System… [More]
Heads-Up Holograms - True3D, a Virtual Interface System, Wins Munich's Top Navigation Prize
SCORE: 3.3
Untested 1,805 Clicks Pub: Oct 28, 11
Heads-Up Holograms
True3D, a Virtual Interface System, Wins Munich's Top Navigation Prize
Augmented reality comes to your driver's seat sooner than anyone expected courtesy of MVS-California's 'True3D' technology, a holographic heads-up display that overlays your front window with virtual navigation… [More]
Indoor Navigation Systems - MapOS by MapEverywhere Enables Point of Interest Search
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 295 Clicks Pub: Nov 9, 11
Indoor Navigation Systems
MapOS by MapEverywhere Enables Point of Interest Search
MapOS by MapEverywhere is a phenomenal new concept for a mapping system that doesn’t require GPS. The map is intended for indoor facilities where navigation may be required, including museums, galleries… [More]
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