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Ironic Study:Satellite Navigation Systems

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In an ironic coincidence to Jesse’s post about BMW’s navsat system, the UK Daily Mail had an article about a study that showed the pitfalls of some current systems, the gist of which is there is no substitute for common sense and the systems are only as good as accessible information provided. Another reason why […]

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BMW releases dynamic traffic system in US

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The folks over at Engadget had a post on BMW’s announcement that they will include real time traffic information on select 2007 models. Apparently they will be using Clear Channel’s Total Traffic Network which is currently available in 44 major cities. GPS, real time traffic…yup, I still can’t afford a BMW. BMW releases first dynamic […]

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GIWIS premiere on Sept 13

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From the GIWIS website: The Geospatial Industry Workforce Information System—or GIWIS—will be your comprehensive resource for everything geospatial. Whether you’re a veteran to the geospatial industry or this is your first time hearing about this exciting technology, this site will be your one stop resource for jobs, educational resources, schools, industry data, salary information, and […]

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Australia on the Map audio series

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One of our listeners, Elaine, let us know about a radio series called Australia On The Map. The first program in this series, The Siren South, looks at early Dutch exploration and mapping of the Australian coastline. Since I am interested in historical geography, I am going to check it out as soon as I […]