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How VPS Can Help & Guide You Better Than GPS?

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How VPS Can Help & Guide You Better Than GPS?

Global Pointing System (GPS), is a genius tool that has proved to be a brilliant source of navigation.

However, how many times, while using the tool have you asked yourself, “Am I going in the right direction?” How many times has the ‘re-center’ button been a cause of concern for you? If you have been nodding your head for both the questions, then here is good news for you.

Start preparing yourself to get directions with greater accuracy, from Visual Positioning System (VPS). Google Maps’ identifier, that will use the camera of your smartphone and have superimposed arrows appearing on the map, making navigation a cake-walk.

Here are few major differences between GPS, and the latest version VPS

  • No Question of Being Stuck
    There are times when even you are walking or moving, your GPS refuses to show you directions. A case of GPS being stuck. However, with VPS there will be no such problem. This is because when you open the VPS, your phone’s camera automatically opens up, so all you have to do is move the phone to a particular direction, and you will be able to get all the information about the nearby places.
  • Inserted Animated Characters
    Unlike the GPS system which has a voice telling us about the next turns, Google is experimenting on inserting animated characters, that will erase any type of doubt from your mind while following directions. In addition to that, you will also be able to see other animations such as banks and hotels, that will help you to identify the locations easily.
  • More Accurate Directions
    VPS is indeed a milestone in technology development. GPS has the challenge of drifting. The drift occurs when the information about the position that is obtained from the GPS satellite move. These drifts are also caused due to weak signals may be due to thick clouds, or also because of tall buildings. But, because VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, there will be no drifting.

Conclusion: When you feel that your phone’s GPS is not enough, then you can always switch to the new visual system. Especially when you are staying in a densely populated area with tall buildings, and because of which your GPS often drifts, at that point, it is VPS that will help you by using your phone’s camera, and Google’s extensive back-end data.

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