With the simple view_spatial() wrapper, movement tracks can be displayed on an interactive map using the very handy mapview or leaflet packages. This may be helpful if you want to explore data before animating them or check the effect of applying correction methods as done by align_move().

# in case, mapview or leaflet is not installed:
install.packages(c("leaflet", "mapview"))

# return a mapview map

An interactive map is returned. If you use RStudio, it will be displayed on the RStudio viewer pane:

When hovering a point with the cursor, the timestamps of that point is displayed. Thanks to mapview, you may click on a point to open a pop-up box containing the point’s attributes: