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How Indoor Navigation Can Revolutionize the World

by Wayne April 27, 2017

Many older adults can clearly recall a time when GPS was not commonly used on smart phones and other devices. The old methods of finding a new location were to print out a map from your home computer before you left the house, to call for verbal step-by-step directions or to break out a large folded map to look for the address on your own. In many cases, getting lost was also part of the experience. Outdoor navigation was greatly improved through the use of GPS on smart phones and other devices, enabling you to get detailed driving instructions to and from any location within seconds. However, once you reached the front of a building, you were on your own to navigate your way through that building. Indoor navigation for the military has already been heavily tested in various ways, and indoor navigation is now on the brink of revolutionizing the world.

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