Turn-by-turn navigation

Navit turn-by-turn navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation is a feature of some GPS navigation devices where directions for a selected route are continually presented to the user in the form of spoken and visual instructions.[1] The system keeps the user up-to-date about the best route to the destination, and is often updated according to changing factors such as traffic and road conditions.[2] Turn-by-turn systems typically use an electronic voice to inform the user whether to turn left or right, the street name, and how much distance to the turn. [3]

A TomTom device

Devices and services

Major mapping services that offer turn-by-turn navigation, grouped by map data provider:[4]


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  3. Jacko, Julie A. (2009). Human computer interaction. Springer Science+Business Media. p. 141. ISBN 978-3-642-02579-2.
  4. 1 2 3 See comparison of web map services
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