The new algorithm finds the most beautiful route from A to B

When you select parameters of your route in your GPS navigation device or app you typically have several options to choose from: the fastest,...

Microsoft announces updates to Windows 10 Maps after HERE drops the support for Windows

Two days ago HERE announced that it will stop supporting Windows 10. We didn't have to wait long for the response of Microsoft. In...

Galileo satellite has successfully ‘’moved on’’ and is transmitting signals.

After the failure at the last stage of Soyuz-Fregat in 22/08/2014, (Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into wrong orbit) the Galileo’s satellites FOC 1...

Google Maps starts using Waze traffic crowd-sourced data

Two months ago Google acquired Israeli social traffic and community start-up Waze (for around $1bln) which changed the landscape in world's real-time traffic business....

Avoid traffic with Google’s Navigation App.

  Finally Google will use it's data to steer Android users away from traffic. The application will automatically recalculate the route around traffic using current and...

Honda joins the Open Automotive Alliance to develop inboard GPS Solutions

The Connected Car concept has been gaining traction in the past year with numerous car-makers starting to get into the nitty-gritties of making applications...

Google Maps will be soon showing parking availability data

It is estimated that even up to 30% of traffic on some streets may be related to searching for a parking spot. It often...

TED talks: How to fool a GPS

I found today this interesting TED talk by Todd Humphreys - the director of the University of Texas at Austin's Radionavigation Laboratory. He forecasts...

Microsoft launches traffic predictions in Bing Maps across the globe

There are a couple of approaches to calculate road traffic on a map. The best option would be to actually have someone being stuck...

Next big thing for drones is here!

History simply shows us that of all the awful things about wars, they do have one positive outcome - development of new technologies! As...

Galileo fixes Europe’s geographic position in History

GALILEO - Europe's answer to GPS and GLONASS has passed a historic milestone this week; The very first determination of a ground location using...

TomTom redefines ‘lifetime’ map support, makes several devices obsolete

Your trusty old TomTom sat-nav device may be at the risk of becoming obsolete and not being able to renew any maps or services....

Dangerous Neighbourhood? Kovert App Will Navigate With Vibration From Your Pocket

I guess most of us has been in a such a situation: you are in a new neighbourhood which doesn't seem to safe and...

Bing Maps now uses live traffic and geocoding from Nokia

Apparently the collaboration of Microsoft and Nokia goes beyond Lumia smartphones. After the latest up-date the  - now uses Nokia's live traffic and geocoding...

Chinese GPS Alternative – Beidou – Mandated For Use In Commercial Vehicles

Beidou, China's own competitor to GPS, has been officially available for civilian and commercial use since December 2012. It had previously been restricted to the...

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