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'First ever built-in sat nav' from 1930

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You might think that in-car map readers are a recent invention - given that you need satellite navigation technology to make them work.

But a crude form of the car tech was actually around as early as 1930.

The Iter Avto, which used a map on a scroll, is believed to be the first onboard direction guide.

Just like the modern devices such as a Tom Tom or Garmin, the device was positioned on the dashboard of a car - and came with a set of paper maps.

http://www.dailymail...map-scroll.html

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