Being able to call for help from his watch helped saved John Zilles, but will wearable tech be a help or burden to search and rescue?
Or, the greatest oversimplified explanation of how to navigate ever written
We break down the differences between various off-the-grid communication devices. Getting the right one could save your life.
Bringing the national parks to the 21st century
Meet the world's first GPS-enabled analog cycling computer
Turns out the navigation devices routinely overestimate distance traveled. Why that quirk hasn't—and won't—affect cyclists.
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The $800 Forcite Alpine packs a 4K action cam, GPS, and accelerometer into its shell. You don't need all this tech in a snowsports lid. But do you want it?
Dithering: The intentional degrading of a satellite’s signal to discourage unauthorized use, which deterred citizens from tapping into the Department of Defense’s Global Positioning System, or GPS, for ten years.
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