Browsing All posts tagged under »GPS«

Maps Within Maps

November 30, 2012


People are getting creative with map making.  They are even making maps within maps!  MarketMAPS takes a look.    GPS technology has paved the way for new and innovative forms of map making.  Combining his passion for cycling, maps, and art, Baltimore-based artist Michael Wallace uses his bike like a paintbrush, creating maps and other […]

Maps vs. GPS

July 31, 2012


Online maps and GPS’s may be the preferred tools for navigation, but paper maps still have their place.  While GPS devices display accurate and detailed transportation routes, physical maps provide you with choices and a bigger picture.  MarketMAPS takes a look at the pros and cons of both maps and GPS devices.    One wilderness enthusiast […]

Paper Maps Amid the GPS Boom

July 10, 2012


Previously the preferred method for road navigation, paper maps are now facing an uncertain future.  The increase in reliance on GPS and digital mapping devices has caused many to cast their paper maps aside, and many map companies have started printing fewer and fewer paper maps.  While many still use paper maps for navigation, many […]

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a TacoCopter??

March 27, 2012


Just because you’re stranded, doesn’t mean that you have to go hungry. As long as Tacocopters run the sky, there will always be a tasty solution to any hungry civilian. What is it? Exactly what the name implies, a helicopter that holds tacos- tacos that are delivered at the click of a smart phone.   […]