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Google Signal Drive

A routing preference option for Google Maps
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Enter your cellphone carrier, and it'll plot a route based on maximizing signal availability. Simples.
21 Quest, Mar 24 2020

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       Wouldn’t this take you pretty far out of your way on a cross country trip? Or even tell you “sorry, you cain’t get from here” if you had to cross a broad area of no signal?
Chairborne Hero, Mar 25 2020

       Not necessarily. The goal is to maximize signal availability, not guarantee unbroken signal along a whole journey. Usually there are several routes available on long trips, some maybe adding an extra 10-15 minutes. Maybe an extra hour on cross-state treks. What it would do is find the best compromise, out of available routes, between signal availability and drive time. Maybe there could be an aggressiveness option?
21 Quest, Mar 25 2020

       Good one. The option of a strong signal route is one I would choose.
xenzag, Mar 25 2020

       Sounds good to me, Mr. 21. Hope you are well.
blissmiss, Mar 25 2020

       Doing quite well, Ms Bliss, thank ya!
21 Quest, Mar 25 2020


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