Connected vehicles. Photo: US Department of Transportation

Augmented Reality and Computer Vision in Navigation

Mark Altaweel

The use and field of AR and computer vision are rapidly changing in how these technologies are being used in navigation.

The crustal field, shown here, is weaker than the core field, but is fixed and has features that are useful in non-GPS navigation. The intensity of the fields are measured in nano teslas (nT), shown increasing in strength from blue to red. (Graphic courtesy of NOAA)

Magnetometers and Navigation

Mark Altaweel

A new form of magnet being developed is aiming to make magnetometers not only provide direction of travel but also precise location information.

Updated World Magnetic Model To Be Released

Caitlin Dempsey

An acceleration in the Earth's magnetic field has triggered an early update to the World Magnetic Model.

How Does GPS Technology Affect Our Understanding of Place?

Mark Altaweel

How is an over reliance on GPS technology affecting our understanding and experience of place?

OpenRouteService’s ‘Quiet Routing’ Creates a Less Stressful Route for Pedestrians

GIS Contributor

Prof. Dr. Alexander Zipf introduces OpenRouteService's experimental routing option 'Quiet Routing' which guides pedestrian travel around noisy urban areas.

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