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A voice guidance system in a car that, instead of directing
turn on-route, simply repeats the phrases "warmer" and "colder"
with varying volume depending on how close the driver is to the
Audio Only GPS
Ahem. See anno by yours truly. [prufrax, Aug 03 2010]
XKCD - Cheap GPS
[phoenix, Aug 04 2010]
||Can it also, please, pick a random destination within certain
limits of distance?
||Brilliant, [DrWorm]! This will revolutionize the GPS industry! Put me down for two of 'em. You're getting warmer... warmer... w.a.r.m.e.r!!!! You're THERE! A steaming fresh BUN!!! [+]
||If you integrate this into the seat heating/cooling
systems many cars now have, you can genuinely be
said to be driving by the seat of your pants. +
||Oops, actually deleted [mouseposture]'s anno about the
difficulty of long-distance travel using this system. Sorry!
||[theircompetitor], there are _much_ better ways to interpret
that expression literally. Trust me.
||"You're really burning up now! I mean it! YOUR CAR IS
ON FIRE! I'M CALLING 911 RIGHT NOW!
||@[prufrax]'s link: Dang, I really thought this was an original
idea. But hey, it's not redundancy. This was a fun idea
when you had it, and it still is.