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Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Shifting, Map Can’t Be Fixed Due to Shutdown

Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Shifting, Map Can’t Be Fixed Due to Shutdown The Earth’s magnetic field is behaving strangely, and no one is quite sure why. It has been known that the Earth’s magnetic pole moves over time since James Clark Ross’ measurements in the Canadian Arctic in 1831, but …

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Augmented reality navigation overlays direction information onto the road

Augmented reality navigation overlays direction information onto the road Hyundai has unveiled a futuristic head-up display for cars at CES 2019. The Holographic Augmented Reality (AR) Navigation System shows information like directions that appear in front of the driver’s eyes, overlaid onto the road. The post Augmented reality navigation overlays …

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Quantum-based accelerometer can locate objects without GPS

Quantum-based accelerometer can locate objects without GPS Researchers have created a quantum “compass” that allows navigation without satellites. The instrument, technically called a standalone quantum accelerometer, is small enough to be transportable and has a very high level of accuracy. The post Quantum-based accelerometer can locate objects without GPS appeared …

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Waze Local makes it easy for small businesses to advertise on Google’s Waze app

Google’s Waze, a community-driven navigation app, already has ad systems in place for big businesses. Now, with Waze Local, small and medium-sized businesses are able to get set up and advertise on the navigation app in mere minutes. The post Waze Local makes it easy for small businesses to advertise …

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Family networking app Life360 acquihires PathSense team to boost location-based services – TechCrunch

  Life360, the app for networking families together via mobile devices, has acquired the developer team behind PathSense, responsible for the creation of a location-based mobile application toolkit, to build out its location based offerings. The San Francisco-based Life360 will see all of PathSense’s employees joining the its staff, while …

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The DroNet algorithm teaches drones to navigate city streets like cars

Researchers have developed a system that allows drones to navigate autonomously around obstacles and through unstructured streets by teaching the drones to act more like cars and bicycles. The post The DroNet algorithm teaches drones to navigate city streets like cars appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link

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