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  • n. Short for satellite navigation system.


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  • I'll still have plenty to offer, mind: I can program the sat-nav and fiddle with the iPod.

    Help me plan my American road trip

  • Bruce Damer: it will go universal, become an essential tool, for example, could you imagine now not having always on net, phone, sat-nav maps and such?

    Full CNET Avatar Interview with Daniel Terdiman

  • A raft of technical issues have to be addressed if Galileo is to become a fully functioning civil sat-nav service that, unlike military systems, gives guarantees to users over performance.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The sat-nav venture came close to being cancelled last year when the private consortium selected to build and operate the system collapsed.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • British taxi drivers have a 'sat-nav' system in their brains ...

    Coffee Break: Sept. 15

  • I think it is on the grounds that if any company required one of its employees to do a lot of driving to varied locations it would not be considered unreasonable for them to claim for a sat-nav.

    Navigation errors

  • More reasonably, Waugh asks whether it is reasonable to charge the cost of the sat-nav to the taxpayer.

    Navigation errors

  • Paul Waugh, whose blog is normally excellent, is fuming about the Tory MP for Clwyd West claiming for a sat-nav.

    Navigation errors

  • Vale of Glamorgan Council in South Wales is the first in the UK to use visual signs warning drivers not to believe sat-nav advice after once peaceful villages were reduced to bedlam when heavy-goods lorries got stuck in tiny country lanes.

    Boing Boing

  • Darren Barefoot sez, "Apparently sat-nav systems are hazardous to the health of British (and visiting) drivers:"

    Boing Boing


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