GPS Navigation, an app for Ubuntu Touch and for our car

GPS NavigationThere is very little left to see what's new in Ubuntu Touch. But still the thought of many is that this new ecosystem has very few apps that work well, at least with respect to the Play Store or the Apple App Store. So to disprove this, I bring you one more app that shows how rich and varied the Ubuntu Touch ecosystem is.

GPS Navigation is an app that works like a GPS navigator, as if it were Google Maps but unlike it, GPS Navigation is integrated into Ubuntu Touch. At the moment we have the free version for the car and over time the versions will work to use it while we are walking or while we are riding the bicycle.

GPS Navigation uses OpenStreetMap and OSRM, something interesting since they are totally free map libraries that are usually updated quite frequently. This also allows GPS Navigation to be used in any country and in any region without any problem. In addition, GPS Navigation incorporates the voice function that will not only indicate the direction we have to take by sound, but will also recognize the directions and directions that we indicate.

GPS Navigation uses OpenStreetMaps as the main map library

As you can see, GPS Navigation is created to replace Google Maps, its interface reminds us of it and its functions are the basic ones of Google Maps, however GPS Navigation uses free software such as Ubuntu. For GPS Navigation to work we need to have an internet signal, GPS is not needed, but an internet connection. According to your Developer, this app will consume about 2 Mb for every 10 km.

GPS Navigation is completely free and can be downloaded through the Ubuntu Touch Store and although in principle it works well for Ubuntu Touch, it is not ruled out that there are problems with Meizu Mx4 Ubuntu Edition, the only smartphone where it has not been tested.

If you see this app and try it, you will realize that Ubuntu Touch has nothing to envy to other systems, you can find the same functions and results as in other operating systems and even more, don't you think?

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  1.   Almao said

    But it is a web app, right? At least it seems so, it works fine, but it is not the same as a native application.

    1.    Sergio Quiles Perez said

      Yes, it is a webapp. Over time it may become an app. Of course, it works very well.

  2.   leillo1975 said

    It would be nice if you could download the maps by country to have them offline