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Ford’s Breadcrumbs technology helps off-roaders find their way home

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Ford’s Breadcrumbs technology helps off-roaders find their way home

Ford stitched together existing technologies to create a feature called Breadcrumbs that helps off-roaders find their way back to civilization.

It’s available on most of the company’s trucks, including the Ranger and members of the F-Series family.

Like Hansel and Gretel, the Ranger leaves behind digital breadcrumbs so adventurers can glance at the dashboard-mounted touchscreen to quickly see where they’ve been, and, perhaps more significantly, know where they haven’t been. The technology is relatively simple, according to Ford. It works with navigation data to drop one virtual pin per second when traveling off the beaten path. The reference points show up as little blue dots on the map. Breadcrumbs needs to be manually turned on with a few taps of the touchscreen, so it doesn’t track your real-time location if you want to explore incognito. […]

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