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DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation System For Indoors

The GPS-based navigation system used worldwide has seen a boon in usage in recent years. But the satellite-based navigation system isn’t without its shortcomings – it doesn’t work in indoors or tunnels. This could be a serious problem for military users. Hence, DARPA has made a self-sufficient navigation system that can aid users when GPS is…
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Apple Maps Allows Users To Cache Large Areas For Offline Viewing

Apple Maps in iOS 6 allows users to cache a much larger area for offline viewing than Google Maps. Apple Maps allows users to view any location around a 740 mile radius (1200 km) from cache when a data connection is lost. Google Maps provided viewing of areas in just a 10 mile radius. While traveling, many users commonly experience some-sort of…
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Pricey And Limited TomTom Navigation App Comes To Android Devices

TomTom has released an Android-version of its navigation application on Google Play two days ago. One negative aspect of the application that already came to light is it doesn't work on some of the high-resolution newer Android smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S III. The older your Android smartphone is, the better are the chances of…
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Toyota Unveils Nintendo DS Controlled Navigation System In Japan

Toyota has unveiled a tool which enables motorists to control their vehicle's navigation system using a Nintendo DS. The new tool, called Kuruma de DS, has recently been shown off at a press conference in Tokyo. Basically, it works with Toyota’s new Smart Navi system, using a DS cartridge that can connect with the car manufacturer's Smart Navi…
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See Hidden Things Through A Camera

Can you see or tell, what thing is there behind a wall that you can's see? Not possible for you. Because your eyes can't split the wall. But a camera can do the work for you. Laser experts at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reported on Tuesday that they have succeeded in using an experimental camera to capture 3D images of objects which…
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iRobot’s Ava Preparing To Enter Health Care Industry

In order to expand the health care industry, giant Robotics company iRobot has made a new Robot named 'Ava'. Ava is an app ready robot. Being said that, its autonomous mobility will provide a performance advantage. iRobot has already invested $6 million to make perform this robot in the health care industry as soon as possible.
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