[Loadstone] interesting news from nokia

Elliott Barnes elliottabarnes at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 20 08:32:57 BST 2010


Is this the same as OVI Maps?
Cheers.

----- Original Message -----
From: Vojtech Polášek <krecoun at gmail.com>
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:08:07 +0200
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] interesting news from nokia

> well. I'll post it on my dropbox and share link here. Unfortunatelly, my 
> phone is dead now so I can't test.
> Tested on nokia E66. You don't need hacked phone.
> Backup your cities folder before installation.
> The interface is different from other versions. So after starting, there 
> are some icons. The first icon on which you will stand is my location, 
> so press center key. You can then press 0 key to catch your current 
> location. When you 'll press left selection key then you will be at 
> search box. here you can type any keyword.
> Pres down and enter to search though categories.
> oh, before you press enter on my location, press left selection and 
> select settings. download proper navigation voice files.
> ask sighted people for help, it's not very accessible, but it's usable.
> well, here is the link. Ask, me, maybe I can provide some help.
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1738189/nokia_maps_3.03_10wk11_b04_s60_3.1_rom.Nocs.sis
> Vojta
> On 14.8.2010 21:01, Jeff Kenyon wrote:
> > Is there a certain brand of phone?  I'd be interested in trying it 
> > some time.  If you want to either post it here or Email me off line 
> > that would be great.  Do you know if it announces businesses you have 
> > around you or what you pass?
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Laura Glowacki" 
> > <orangebutterfly87 at gmail.com>
> > To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 10:10 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Loadstone] interesting news from nokia
> >
> >
> > As I understand it, this information is just as welcome as it is 
> > related to
> > GPS solutions for the visually impaired.  Thank you for sharing.  It is
> > probably something I will be looking in to in the future.
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Vojtech Polásek" <krecoun at gmail.com>
> > To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2010 7:03 AM
> > Subject: [Loadstone] interesting news from nokia
> >
> >
> >> Hello loadstoners,
> >> I apologize if this is a little of topic, but nokia recently launched
> >> voice navigation for pedestrians and it is in english and several other
> >> languages including finish and chinese.
> >> It even announces to you names of streets.
> >> You must have the latest version of  official nokia ovi maps - I can 
> >> host
> >> it somewhere if you would like to try this out. The accessibility is
> >> somehow different from previous versions, so you can contact me of 
> >> list if
> >> you don't want it posted here.
> >> The voice navigation for drivers was working long time ago but this is
> >> very, very interesting. It doesn't announce when you have to cross the
> >> road, but it's worth trying.
> >> Vojta
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