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 App Updates: Offline Topo Maps


Over the past two weeks we’ve been rolling out updates to our Android and iOS apps and we’re stoked to share the new features! Offline topo maps This update applies to our paid apps but also to Singletracks subscribers who have purchased a membership on our website. Navigate to a trail within the app, click …

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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 Great MTB Trail Maps Using Your GPS


Singletracks members have posted GPS data for nearly 2,000 unique mountain bike trails over the years, not to mention countless updates and additions to existing trail maps. In that time we’ve refined a set of tips and tricks for creating great maps using GPS data and thought now would be a great time to share …

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