[Loadstone] info on LoadStone

Chip Orange Corange at PSC.STATE.FL.US
Fri Feb 6 22:55:34 GMT 2009


Thanks for your response.

When you say I'm right, do you mean about the mapping data being much
better on WayFinder, and that's what you're paying for?  Is the mapping
data on LoadStone public domain data as I guessed?

thanks.

Chip





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Chip Orange
Database Administrator
Florida Public Service Commission

Chip.Orange at psc.state.fl.us
(850) 413-6314

 (Any opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com 
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of 
> Stephen Giggar
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 3:20 PM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] info on LoadStone
> 
> Chip
> 
> You are correct! The KNFBReader Mobile is just software. It 
> will work on the Nokia N82 and or the 
> 6620 Classic. Both of these phones will work with 
> LoadStone-GPS and Wayfinder Access software. You 
> will need a screen reader for the phone. You have two 
> choices. Talks from Nuance and MobileSpeak 
> from Code Factory. Both will give you a 30 day trial so you 
> can see what one you like the best.
> 
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> Skype: dr-phone.
> 
> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chip Orange" <Corange at psc.state.fl.us>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 12:19 PM
> Subject: [Loadstone] info on LoadStone
> 
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've just subscribed to this list because I'm interested in gps and
> > navigational aids for the blind, but I don't own one yet.
> >
> > I have several questions if you don't mind:
> >
> > * I've seen people talk about using LoadStone and WayFinder on cell
> > phones.  I asume that the programs are roughly the same, 
> but I assume
> > the mapping data is better on WayFinder (because they're 
> charging you
> > for it).  I was assuming the mapping data (I'm particularly 
> interested
> > in the U.S.) comes from public sources for LoadStone; is this a fair
> > assessment?
> >
> > * finally, if I bought a KNFB reader and it's Nokia phone, would
> > LoadStone run on that phone (and whatever OS it has)?  I'm 
> pretty sure
> > the option from Sendaro Group (forget it's name) won't, is 
> that right?
> >
> > that's for the update.
> >
> > Chip
> >
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