Auto navigation technology has come a long way, there are so many portable Global Positioning Systems (GPS) available today that it’s hard to keep track. People, who do not have them inbuilt in their cars, can have them addedtotheir devices. A manual, a computer and a destination are all anyone needs to test the device and start reaping its benefits.

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Unitshave become more affordable and a popular choice among business owners, along with private individuals. Nav man Wireless discusses some of the uses of these portable devices:

• Going on trips to unfamiliar locations is easier with these devices. People can explore new destinations without the fear of losing their way, especially if they’re with their family.

• Some of these devices come with a trail, topography and marine maps. Making them a must have for explorers, voyagers, and adventurers. It doubles up as a wonderful safety tool for any outdoor travellers.

• These are excellent for emergencies. Authorities can trace the signal of a GPS device to send help if someone is in dire need.

• Land and road surveyors use these devices to mark areas, boundaries, and road plans. Locating remote areas is also very easy with these devices.

• Apart from navigation, these devices can also store, transfer and save useful data.

• These portable units can connect to laptops, PDAs or any other form of smart phone for storing and processing data.

• All emergency personnel such as the firefighters and police use these devices to find more effective access to the scene of disaster or crime.

With these devices being able to lead you within 10 feet of the intended destination, its usage in all fields can’t be overstated. These devices are sturdy and made for rugged usage under all weather conditions. Users can get smart phones with inbuilt navigation software or they can just get a non-phone device  –  both will serve the purpose well enough.