This Drone Can Follow Unknown Trails By Itself


We’ve seen drones with GoPro cameras that can be programmed as “follow cam” flyers, and now this drone software from the University of Zurich can be used to identify trails using artificial intelligence. The University of Zurich project is based around search and rescue scenarios; according to the designers the drone’s speed and accuracy makes it “more effective …

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Singletracks Topo Map Updates: New Background Maps, Recommended Routes, and Downloadable PDFs


Singletracks has been creating topo maps for mountain biking and sharing GPS data for nearly a decade now, and we’re constantly working to improve our mapping tools. Last month we rolled out some big changes we’re really stoked about–so read on to get the lowdown. The image below shows a sample map with 3 keys …

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How to Create GPS Trail Logs With A Smartphone


Logging GPS tracks of your rides can be fun and informative. You can compare your times from previous rides, use the data to make full-blown maps for yourself or others, and you can even use those maps to earn a free, lifetime pro membership here at Singletracks! Just a couple of years ago, tracking your …

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