Accessible Navigation

GPS technology expands to enhance consumer assurance

Implications - As more people come to rely on GPS, the technology has evolved to become even more accessible. By offering easier access in a variety of different contexts and modes of transport, whether that's offline navigation or location-optimized cycling, such innovations reveal the modern consumer's dependence on technology to provide both security and peace of mind.
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Off-Grid Data Devices - Sonnet Labs' New Device Allows for Communication Without Coverage
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This Quarter and V. Hot 916 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 17
Off-Grid Data Devices
Sonnet Labs' New Device Allows for Communication Without Coverage
Sonnet Labs, a Toronto-based technology company, has developed a system that allows for the connected luxuries of a city anywhere in the world. The company’s eponymous gadget gives users’... [More]
Commute-Mapping Bicycles - This Smart Electric Bike Helps You Plan the Fastest and Safest Commute
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Warm 3,523 Clicks Pub: Jul 27, 15
Commute-Mapping Bicycles
This Smart Electric Bike Helps You Plan the Fastest and Safest Commute
Manuel Saez recently launched an Indiegogo campaign for a smart electric bike that helps you better plan out your morning commute. While cycling to work can be a difficult and dangerous task, the &#... [More]
Offline GPS Apps - Google Maps Allows Users to Access Locations Without Using Data
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Average 255 Clicks Pub: Nov 11, 15
Offline GPS Apps
Google Maps Allows Users to Access Locations Without Using Data
There are hundreds of topographic GPS apps that help users figure out where they are and how to get to the places they want to go, but often times they require an active WiFi or data connection to... [More]
Indoor Mapping Apps - The 'Here Mobile SDK' App Helps You Find Your Way Indoors
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Mild 585 Clicks Pub: Aug 17, 15
Indoor Mapping Apps
The 'Here Mobile SDK' App Helps You Find Your Way Indoors
The amount of outdoor GPS maps out there are endless, but if you’ve ever found yourself lost indoors, a new indoor mapping app from Nokia is planning to prevent that from happening again in... [More]
Crowdsourced Mapping Apps - Apple's 'Indoor Survey' Lets Some Users Map Out the Inside of a Building
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Mild 144 Clicks Pub: Nov 3, 15
Crowdsourced Mapping Apps
Apple's 'Indoor Survey' Lets Some Users Map Out the Inside of a Building
While there are many mapping apps available, there are few that plot out the inside of a building. Providing an indoor GPS system, Apple quietly released an exclusive app called ‘Indoor Survey&#... [More]
Group-Tracking GPS Wearables - The 'goTele' GPS Devices Track Up to 30 Members of a Team
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This Month and Average 78 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 17
Group-Tracking GPS Wearables
The 'goTele' GPS Devices Track Up to 30 Members of a Team
Keeping track of an entire group when the number grows to multiple dozens can be nearly impossible, so the ‘goTele’ GPS devices are intended to help users maintain connectivity to... [More]
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