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Early examples of GPS-type things in movies/TV?

A researcher at my workplace has asked for help finding examples of his topic, early examples of "GIS (Geographic Information Systems) or GPS (Global Positioning Systems) technologies in film and TV", "examples of early precursors to map related technologies". I found someone else's Ask from earlier this year that hits on some likely ones, but he's on the lookout for older and more diverse instances if you can think of any. More details and examples below the fold! [more inside]
posted by theatro on Jul 23, 2012 - 9 answers

Is there a GPS that can plan the best route for multiple waypoints & accept driver input at each waypoint?

I'm looking for a gps that will allow me to upload a series of waypoints, define the best route based on those waypoints, and then await my input when each is visited. Does this exist? (details inside) [more inside]
posted by stuboo on Jan 25, 2012 - 5 answers

Mapping for dummies

I want to map the walking tracks and landmarks on a 2000ac property in Australia and produce a printable map image as well as a gps file others can download. I have a Garmin eTrex Vista H but I don't really understand how to use it for my purposes. [more inside]
posted by Kerasia on Aug 16, 2010 - 8 answers

GPS device for DIY maps

A good GPS for DIY cartography -- what do you think? [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Aug 13, 2009 - 5 answers

Resources for novice cartographer

What are some good resources for making my own maps? [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Jul 31, 2009 - 10 answers

How to maps some trails with a GPS?

How can I create a trail map using a GPS? [more inside]
posted by SNACKeR on Dec 26, 2008 - 14 answers

What about London should I map?

What about London should I map? [more inside]
posted by viewofdelft on Feb 21, 2008 - 21 answers

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