Re: [BCAB] maps on ios/android Chris H 13 Aug 2013 17:03 BST

Maybe Blind Square for iOs is the ticket unless I misunderstand what it
does.

On 13/08/2013 16:26, john wrote:
> Hi,
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> Just wondered if there are currently any apps on either ios or android, that can give you the ability to step through a map giving feedback of roads, junctions and other landmarks in tts.
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> The kind of thing I'm looking for, is to give a place/postcode as a starting point, then select a walking direction, then be given details of the next point, with more walking direction options. This would be great if available offline (without gps access).
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> The idea is to have the ability to explor an area without having to be there. A little like the google map explorer where I understand you place a little man character, give it its facing direction and then move it, showing the area as you do so.
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> Currently I only have the trekkerbreeze, which doesn't have this ability, you can only use it while in gps range and the current location is based on the current gps location. Therefore, you can only explor while at the place of interest and not before traveling.
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> best, john
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