Re: [BCAB] maps on ios/android john 13 Aug 2013 17:55 BST

Hi and thanks,
I'll take a look at these, many thanks,

John

----- Original Message -----
From: "M Lakhani" <muzz.lakhani@googlemail.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] maps on ios/android

> How about navigon for iOS ? It's real time & can be used off line too!
> There's also Walkie on Android !
> HTH
> Muzz
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On 13 Aug 2013, at 17:03, Chris H <christopherh40@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Maybe Blind Square for iOs is the ticket unless I misunderstand what it
>> does.
>>
>> On 13/08/2013 16:26, john wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> 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).
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> best, john
>>
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