Google Maps, Travellers, Navigation, Compass, Android Phones
Antony, Dr. Sr. Bindu
Navigation tools are very many and they help in locating and covering place and distance. They are a guide in the land of journey. As inhabitants move from place to place for various reasons, civilizations have grown and complexities of routes have emerged due to thick population, men travel from place to place for work, and other important assignments. As the world shrinks more importance is attached to time. There is rush and bustle in activity wanting to reach unknown destinations, both by the drivers of the vehicle and by the travelers. This calls for use of technology in navigation. Google maps are a travel tool kit designed to identify destinations. It’s usage in India and in Madurai by travelers is studied here.