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Re: Garmin Rhino





On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Ramon Santoyo V. wrote:

> Interesting product: http://www.garmin.com/products/rino/
>
> Maybe soon we can see something like a THD7 with integrated GPS.

One thing that got me worrying - a lot.

>From Garmin webpage:

" > Peer-to-Peer Positioning
This patent-pending technology makes it possible to transmit your location
to a friend or family member, showing them the distance and bearing from
your position to theirs on a Rino display. This could be a life-saving
feature in an outdoor emergency by helping rescuers pinpoint your
location.or it could be used simply for rounding up the family at an
amusement park or ski resort. "

Read very carefully - "patent-pending" ...

WB4APR/Bob, any comments?

--Kauto OH2LFM


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