The Waze Beacon Ensures GPS Reception When Driving In Tunnels

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Sep 23, 2016
References: blog.waze & newatlas
The Waze Beacons are exceptionally high-tech wireless navigation beacons, developed by Waze engineer Gil Disatnik, that represent the very first affordable and scaleable navigation beacons capable of guaranteeing GPS signal reception even inside tunnels.

It's always disconcerting when you're driving in an unfamiliar area, go down through a tunnel and lose your signal, making you anxious about your next turn or lane change. It's also disturbingly common for accidents to occur when people are emerging out of tunnels, due to last-minute lane changes. To prevent this, the Waze navigation beacons are designed to be installed in tunnels and transmit navigation information to drivers' smartphone apps free of charge.

By offering better signal reception in tunnels, the Waze Beacons allow for reliable navigation, which means reduced accidents.