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Volkswagen Google GPS Navigation

Feb
3
2006

Previously we speculated about Google using their Google Earth technology to develop a Google GPS navigation system for vehicles…. sort of a stripped down version of Google Earth to be put into cars. Google had demonstrated something similar to this with Volkswagen at CES in early January. Today, news articles floating around provide more fuel […]

2 Responses


  1. Am seeking a download program for my laptop of a typical google earth with the ability to locate my location utilizing a “homing” sensor on my dash that visually tells me where I am at any particular area.

    These areas will be in very rural or wilderness areas and I need to be able to actually see “realtime” where I’m at.

    Is this possible?

    Robert Brodoski - March 3rd, 2010
  2. Yes but you didnt ask the question correctly. Homing beacond should be GPS.

    So what you need is a laptop, omni antenna in the cell phone range, an aircard with aux antenna jack, a cell booster 3-5watts, an internet connection and a browser with google earth running. Start “live” tracking in Google Earth and it will zoom into exactly where you are. BAM!

    bleem - April 8th, 2010



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