News tagged with digital maps

Making digital maps more current and accurate

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have designed an innovative new system to help keep motorists on the right track by constantly updating their digital maps and fixing anomalies and errors. Now the partners ...

Dec 29, 2008
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Quadcopter sees the woods and the trees

Academics at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of York are capitalising on the opportunities offered by the development of low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to monitor, map ...

Jun 30, 2014
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Math makes mobile maps meaningful

Due to the success of navigation devices and smartphones, digital maps are used widely in everyday life. They guide us safely along motorways or to the next bakery as long as the map is good and clear. However, ...

May 08, 2014
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