August 22, 2009
Drawing Pictures With GPS Tracks
It was only a matter of time before people would decide to do more than just generate tracks from their hiking, biking and off-roading outings with their GPS receivers. This article, titled, The Big Draw of a GPS Run, appeared in the NY Times this week, and links to it were all over the twittersphere. The article gives examples of people using their GPS-enabled devices to create huge drawings by following routes through city streets in the shapes of faces, dogs and other interesting things.
Check out these other impressive examples of "GPS Drawings". You have to especially love the effort that went into creating this Depeche Mode logo: