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Feature: The Future of GPS
With jammers now available for only $20, civilian and military use of GPS is no longer secure. Has the GPS had its day, or will a competing system soon take over?
Feature: A Birds’ Eye View of Avian Flight
The “handedness” of birds enables them to navigate a collision-free path through complex environments, with some flying left of obstacles while others prefer to fly right.
Neuropsy: Girlfriend, Where’s My Car?
Men and women use different strategies to find their car, with different degrees of success.
Up Close: Maps and minds: Making car and mobile navigation systems people friendly
Geospatial scientist Professor Stephan Winter explains the intelligence behind car navigation systems and the challenges of digitising map data.