How Etak Paved the Way to Personal Navigation

How Etak Paved the Way to Personal Navigation

Our current “Retrotechtacular” function on an early 1970s dead-reckoning car navigation system stirred a reminiscence of one other pre-GPS resolution for the query that had vexed the motoring public on highway journeys into unfamiliar areas for many years: “Where the heck are we?” In an age when the tattered stays of long-outdated paper roadmaps have […]

Garmin's Fenix 5 Plus watches allow you to survive mountaineering

Don’t fear when you’re not scaling K2 any time quickly — there are some common upgrades as nicely. The Plus fashions pack the music, payments and maps you’d anticipate from Garmin’s newest watches. That’s greater than a bit useful for options like a round-trip creator that robotically generates routes in your subsequent run or bike […]

Retrotechtacular: Car Navigation Like It’s 1971

Retrotechtacular: Car Navigation Like It’s 1971

Anyone sufficiently old to have pushed earlier than the GPS period in all probability wonders, as we do, how anybody ever discovered something. Navigation again then meant outdated paper maps, lengthy detours due to missed turns, and the far too frequent stops at dingy gasoline stations for the humiliation of asking for instructions. It took […]

Roll A Black Box For Your Wheels

Roll A Black Box For Your Wheels

Telemetric units for automobiles, higher referred to as black containers, cracked the buyer scene 25 years in the past with the premiere of OnStar. These days, you may get one totally free out of your insurance coverage firm if you wish to attempt your luck on the reductions for protected driving sport. But what should […]

ASUS VivoWatch BP retains monitor of your blood stress and placement

The VivoWatch BP will not be profitable praises for its look. While the beforehand monochromatic high-reflective show has now gained some colours, it is also gained a a lot thicker bezel to accommodate further sensors on the entrance. The display screen is positioned in a means that makes the bezel somewhat high heavy, which was […]

GPS Disciplined Oscillators

GPS Disciplined Oscillators

[Martin Lorton] acquired a GPS-disciplined oscillator. He wasn’t fairly certain what to do with it, so he did some research and experimentation. If you’ve gotten about two hours to spare, you’ll be able to watch his videos where he shares his results (see beneath). The unit he primarily seems to be at is a Symmetricom TrueTime […]

Autonomous Spaceplane Travels to 10 km, Lands Safely 200 km Away

Autonomous Spaceplane Travels to 10 km, Lands Safely 200 km Away

Space balloons, the place one sends instrument packages to the sting of house on a climate balloon, are a low-cost approach to scratch the house itch. But when you’ve logged the strain and temperature and tracked your balloon, what’s the following problem? How about releasing an autonomous glider and having it return itself to Earth […]

Spot X brings two-way satellite messaging to the masses

Spot X brings two-way satellite tv for pc messaging to the plenty

If you’re somebody who wants to have the ability to keep in fixed contact with family and friends, even whereas touring within the distant corners of the planet, you now have some fascinating choices to do exactly that. Just a few days again we noticed the announcement of the brand new Garmin inReach Mini and […]

How child-security apps lengthen the attain of fogeys

For 5 minutes, Kim Gavin lived each mother or father’s worst nightmare. Three years in the past, she and her husband took their two daughters to a playground get together place — a mish-mash of various inflatable play areas and bounce homes in a single, huge room. No adults have been allowed inside the youngsters’s […]