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99 Phones in Cart Trick Google Maps Into Detecting a Traffic Jam [Video]

99 Phones in Cart Trick Google Maps Into Detecting a Traffic Jam [Video]

Posted February 4, 2020 at 8:55pm by iClarified · 6622 views
Check out this video that demonstrates how a hand cart filled phones can trick Google Maps into detecting a traffic jam.

The 'hack' was shared by Berlin-based artist Simon Weckert.

99 smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps. Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic.

Take a look at the video below!

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odedoo1
odedoo1 - February 5, 2020 at 1:28am
Awesome, all 99 phones are running the google Map App and because he is walking the App is thinking that there are 99 cars in a traffic jam! Beautiful, now I just wonder if it will work on other Map Apps and what kind of a fool think of ideas like that ? Or maybe a Genius !
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