Pay-As-You-Go GPS

Posted on Posted in Navigation

A British company is rolling out (no pun intended) a Pay-as-you-go GPS/Navigation system for cell phones. The vision is for it to be used by motorists in an ad hoc fashion to avoid traffic. What I think is interesting is all the computation is done back at the server end with the result pushed to […]

Real-time Ship Tracking

Posted on Posted in Navigation, Remote Sensing

IBM and Maersk (Danish shipping company) announced they are teaming up on a project to provide real-time wireless tracking for cargo ships, via a device attached to individual cargo containers. They’re actually going to start testing this fall. Read the article here (via abcnews.com)

Top Spot or not

Posted on Posted in WebMapping

Top spot or not is a site where you can vote on thousands of locations throughout the world. As usual, it uses Google Maps to display the locations. Check it out at Top Spot or not / Hands of Victory. Via Digg

The Full Moon Atlas

Posted on Posted in Remote Sensing

This is an image map of Lunar photographs. It is broken into sections so that you can zoom in to few more detail of different portions of the moon. Check it out at The Full Moon Atlas Via The Map Room

World66 – travel guide you write

Posted on Posted in General, WebMapping

During one of my “brain hurts” breaks tonight I came across this site. I came in originally through their map builder, which lets you create a map that shows the states you have visited. However, on closer inspection it is quite an interesting concept, kind of a travel guide wiki. The front page prompts you […]