Turn-by-turn navigation

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Turn-by-turn navigation is a feature of some GPS navigation devices where directions for a selected route are continually presented to the user in the form of spoken and visual instructions.[1] The system keeps the user up-to-date about the best route to the destination, and is often updated according to changing factors such as traffic and road conditions.[2] Turn-by-turn systems typically use an electronic voice to inform the user whether to turn left or right, the street name, and how much distance to the turn. [3]

A TomTom device
Audi car navigation (A5, 2010)

Devices and services[edit]

Major mapping services that offer turn-by-turn navigation, grouped by map data provider:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Button, Kenneth J.; David A. Hensher (2001). Handbook of transport systems and traffic control. Emerald Group Publishing. p. 497. ISBN 978-0-08-043595-4. 
  2. ^ Targowski, Andrzej (1998). Global information infrastructure: the birth, vision, and architecture. IGI Global. p. 264. ISBN 978-1-878289-32-2. 
  3. ^ Jacko, Julie A. (2009). Human computer interaction. Springer Science+Business Media. p. 141. ISBN 978-3-642-02579-2. 
  4. ^ a b c See comparison of web map services
  5. ^ a b c d e Brady Forrest (14 October 2009). "Google Shrinks Another Market With Free Turn-By-Turn Navigation". O'Reilly Media. Retrieved 4 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "MapDroyd". Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  7. ^ "iPhone GPS apps". Navigadget. 29 June 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2010.