Magellan eXplorist, 2010

Through the 1990s and subsequent years, Garmin, TomTom, Magellan, and other companies produced GPS receivers for automobile navigation, hikers, and recreational use. This one has a digital map display. After 2010 it became more common for mobile phones to include navigation capabilities.

Caption:
GPS navigation device with a digital map display.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Dane A. Penland
NASM2012-02115
Innovations
Navigation Methods
 
GPS navigation device with a digital map display.