Mapkin Wants to Put Community Into Local Navigation

by Donna M. Airoldi
How many times have you missed a turn when using a GPS device, or been uncertain that you even understood the directions? Mapkin a Cambridge-based startup, aims to fix that. Mapkin’s mission is to provide an improved GPS-app experience that’s “as human as possible” using nuanced navigation provided by locals.Read the full article

Mapkin on the Streets of Cambridge

This is a demo of Mapkin's audio instructions around Harvard Square.

Mapkin is currently in closed beta in the Boston area. Sign up here:

NOTE: We adjusted the timing of the prompts to make the video shorter. The app normally gives you more warning :)