Photos: GPS lost and found

Photos: GPS lost and found

Summary: Global Positioning System technology, less expensive yet more complex than ever before, is navigating its way into everyday usage.

TOPICS: Hardware

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  • WayPoint 200 National Edition

    The WayPoint 200 National Edition gives step-by-step directions and has flash memory capacity large enough to hold all U.S. maps.

  • Garmin International Nuvi 350

    Garmin International is marketing its Nuvi 350 as a personal travel assistant. The GPS system has a 3.5-inch color screen and can play MP3s. Other travel-oriented add-ons include photo viewing, and text and voice translation. Garmin also says the device can use radio weather and traffic reports to reroute travelers.

  • Cadillac STS sedans

    These two prototype Cadillac STS sedans, outfitted with wireless antennae and computer chips, can communicate with each other on the road. Global Positioning System antennae are the third component that completes the vehicle-to-vehicle V2V system, but GPS comes standard in the in-production Cadillac.

Topic: Hardware

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