This Cassette Tape-Based Navigation System From 1971 Is Kind Of Brilliant

Following on my earlier post about Apple Maps, here’s some perspective on how far we’ve come.

This clip from a 1971 episode of the BBC television show Tomorrow’s World has so many appealing details to me, most notably the featuring of a lovely UK-spec 1962 Volkswagen Beetle, but the true star of it is the remarkably forward-thinking navigation system the Beetle is fitted with.

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