Next GPS breakthrough?

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Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby RVRoadTrip » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:47 pm

What would you like the next generation of GPS units to be able to do that they currently don't?
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby glorkar » Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:23 pm

Birds eye view images?
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby DudleyGrunt » Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:25 pm

glorkar wrote:Birds eye view images?


That is a nice feature with c:geo for Android. Would be nice if the handhelds had that. I thought some models did, though.

I've thought I'd like a camera in mine, but it would make it hard for those virts, etc. that require a picture of your with your GPS.
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby glorkar » Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:35 pm

Don't the newer Garmins have cameras? Like the Oregon or something?
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby DudleyGrunt » Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:00 pm

I think so. I'm trying to think of something truly new.
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby glorkar » Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:33 pm

Oooo, ooooo, I've got it. A laser pointer/range finder sort of thing. It projects the distance to ground zero and as you get closer, the beam gets shorter. It would be great for night caching :)
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby DudleyGrunt » Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:28 pm

How about a pen? You could easily have a little slot for a small pen to fit in. Then, you'd always have one.
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Re: Next GPS breakthrough?

Postby glorkar » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:08 pm

DudleyGrunt wrote:How about a pen? You could easily have a little slot for a small pen to fit in. Then, you'd always have one.


But then people would try to write on the touch screen with it....
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