Gas pumps that give directions
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It's a well-known fact that at least half of all drivers—those with a Y chromosome, in particular—abhor having to ask for directions when they're on unfamiliar ground. Fortunately, help may soon be at hand with new, Google-equipped gas pumps that can tell you which way to go. Announced earlier this month—and already covered fairly widely in the technology press—Gilbarco Veeder-Root's new Applause media system lets consumers display maps, find local listings, and print driving directions and money-saving coupons right at the pump. The technology is an extension of Gilbarco’s SMART Merchandising System for delivering promotions and coupons at the fuel…
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