[gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version

John,
Great questions.  However I do not know the answers to any of them.  In 
fact I would be interested in the answers also.
Scott
At 10:17 PM 7/11/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>Here is some more ? Scott,
>I see it talking about a 1 geg flash card so does it mean it would not take
>the 5 geg pcmcia card because of no pcmcia slot
>I do not know if the battery is removable I am real big on carrying a spare
>battery.
>what is the board rate of its internet connection data rate
>what is the cpu speed
>does it use a sym card or only a memory card and is the memory card hot
>swapable
>what is the max ram optionable for the unit
>can all software for the os be installed and the voice will work unless its
>a graphic software
>I could go on but do not want to scare anyone away.
>I think the pk is great and as time goes on it will get easier to get more
>devices working for the disabled
>John
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Scott E Ford" <w8sef@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 9:35 PM
>Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version
>
>
> > John,
> >          Yes you are correct.  It sounds like it will cost quit a bit for
> > that cool feature.  I would like to think that if a 802.11 wireless card
> > works in a voice note.  Then a Bluetooth wireless card would work.  They
> > did not mention this in the interview though.
> > Scott
> >
> > At 09:25 PM 7/11/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> > >Hi Scott,
> > >I read the press release about the pk at
> > >http://www.pulsedata.com/about/news/news300604.asp
> > >and what I am getting out of that is if you had a wireless phone with
> > >internet browser that does not talk , which I do have, and you liked the
>pk
> > >internet browser that does talk to your phone via bluetooth which my
>phone
> > >has bluetooth and the pk has  bluetooth the browser in the pk would  be
> > >accessible with speech and would be connecting to the internet through
>the
> > >modem in the phone.
> > >Sort of a long way around the horn but what ever works.
> > >John
> > >
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "Scott E Ford" <w8sef@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 8:44 PM
> > >Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version
> > >
> > >
> > > > John,
> > > > In the same anouncement of the Braille note Pk.  They also anounced an
> > > > upgrade for the current Braille note and boice note users.  The
>upgrade
> > > > will be a two part upgrrade. one  part will be the OS or windwos CE.
>The
> > > > second part will be keysoft.  This will make the BN and VN  compatible
> > >with
> > > > 802.11 wireless cards.  This will also be the same software that the
>BN PK
> > > > will be running. I did not hear any mention about a bluetooth card
>being
> > > > compatible with the BN or VN though. However at least you will have a
> > > > wireless option.  All Braille note and Voice Notes sold now will get
>the
> > > > upgrade for free when it is released. Later.
> > > > Scott
> > > > At 08:28 PM 7/11/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> > > > >I read that the braille note pk will be able to work to a phone
>providing
> > >an
> > > > >wireless internet connection via bluetooth and use the internet
>browser
> > >in
> > > > >the braille note pk  which is supposed have speech.  I do not read
> > >braille!
> > > > >I do not thinkk that the voice note can do this.
> > > > >John
> > > > >
> > > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > > >From: "Carlos and Derek" <cetaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 8:12 PM
> > > > >Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Just going from what I heard on ACB radio's main menu interview
>with
> > > > > > Jonathan Mosen, the braille note pk will not be offered with out a
> > >braille
> > > > > > display because they feel the voice note already meets this need.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Carlos and Seeing Eye Dog Derek
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: gps-talkusers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > [mailto:gps-talkusers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John
> > > > > > Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 6:57 PM
> > > > > > To: gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Charles,
> > > > > > Is the new braille note pk going to be offered as a voice note pk
> > >without
> > > > > > braille as well? John
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > From: "Charles La Pierre" <lapierre@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 3:42 PM
> > > > > > Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new version
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > No we wouldn't get rid of the CD's just add the option to get
>the
> > >maps
> > > > > > > on DVD's if one prefers them instead.  This is all hypothetical
>at
> > > > > > > this time.  Mike and I need to discuss this and see if we can
>offer
> > > > > > > both a CD option as well as a DVD option.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Charles.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > At 09:16 AM 7/11/2004, you wrote:
> > > > > > > >Charles:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >The majority of us do not have DVD players unless we got a new
> > >drive
> > > > > > > >or system recently.  For my sake at least, I hope the CD is not
> > >going
> > > > > > > >the
> > > > > > way
> > > > > > > >of the 8 track player.  Most of us that will be using the
>Sendero
> > >GPS
> > > > > > system
> > > > > > > >are blind or visually impaired and do not need the video
>capability
> > > > > > > >of a DVD.  Besides, since all the maps will not fit on the
>Braille
> > > > > > > >Note at one time anyway and we put them on the hard drive to
> > >download
> > > > > > > >to the Braille Note when we need them, the CD's get taken out
>only
> > >if
> > > > > > > >we need to restore
> > > > > > to
> > > > > > > >the hard drive.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Rich Irwin
> > > > > > > >rich.irwin@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:rich.irwin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > > > > > >From: gps-talkusers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > >[mailto:gps-talkusers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Charles
>La
> > > > > > > >Pierre
> > > > > > > >Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 8:58 AM
> > > > > > > >To: gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > >Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new
>version
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Hello Todd,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >I agree with you we should probably offer the CD bundle as a
>DVD
> > > > > > > >option
> > > > > > for
> > > > > > > >those users who have a DVD drive.  Mike experimented with
>creating
> > > > > > > >some DVD's for the Beta users and it didn't do so well, I think
> > >Mike
> > > > > > > >recorded them in a format which would only work on his DVD.  In
>any
> > > > > > > >case we will look into this as an option.  Unfortunately the 8
>CD's
> > > > > > > >wouldn't quite fit onto a single DVD which made it less
>attractive,
> > > > > > > >but 2 DVD's are better environmentally than 8 CD's.  I will
>discuss
> > > > > > > >this with Mike.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Charles.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >At 01:57 AM 7/11/2004, you wrote:
> > > > > > > > >Hello, Mike M.!
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >Thank you for being very well-detailed on what you have said
> > >shown
> > > > > > > > >below.  That helps us better understand what it is all about.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >I should like to suggest something.  What is it, eh?  What
>about
> > > > > > replacing
> > > > > > > > >the CDs with DVDs?  That would mean less bulk.  How?  We have
> > >eight
> > > > > > > > >CDs now, but if we replaced them with DVDs, we would have say
>two
> > > > > > > > >or three, depending upon how much space the maps take.  I
>think
> > >it
> > > > > > > > >is something
> > > > > > that
> > > > > > > > >will do better for Sendero.  What do y'all think?
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >Todd
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > > > >From: Michael May <MikeMay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > > >To: gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > > >Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2004 08:14:09 -0700
> > > > > > > > > >Subject: [gps-talkusers] Re: Some questions about the new
> > >version
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Let me address several questions posed in recent emails.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >The first batch of Version 3s are shipping today.  Hey,
>they
> > >even
> > > > > > have
> > > > > > > > > >Braille labels on them this time.  You get a folder with 8
>map
> > > > > > > > > >CDs
> > > > > > and a
> > > > > > > > > >paper envelope with a CD containing the POIs, document
>files
> > >and
> > > > > > > > > >the
> > > > > > > >30-day
> > > > > > > > > >full Version.  Within 2 weeks, you will get your serialized
> > > > > > > > > >version
> > > > > > by
> > > > > > > > > >email.  We will get it to you before leaving for Hawaii
>Mary
> > > > > > > > > >Ellen.
> > > > > > If
> > > > > > > > > >anyone has trouble copying maps to a Compact Flash card,
>you
> > >can
> > > > > > always
> > > > > > > > > >send me the card and we will do it.  You really want to do
>this
> > > > > > > > > >from
> > > > > > a PC
> > > > > > > >or
> > > > > > > > > >laptop and not from one card to another on the BN.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Make sure and Read the ReadMe file and the manual too if
>you
> > >want
> > > > > > > > > >the entire scoop.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Mike
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >At 07:55 AM 7/9/2004, you wrote:
> > > > > > > > > >>Hi, guys.  I have a couple of questions about GPS 3, since
>I
> > > > > > > > > >>know
> > > > > > it's
> > > > > > > > > >>starting to ship.  Are we getting the version on the CD's
> > > > > > themselves,
> > > > > > > >along
> > > > > > > > > >>with the maps and POI, or will the CD's just have the maps
>and
> > > > > > > > > >>POI
> > > > > > and
> > > > > > > >the
> > > > > > > > > >>version 3 will be emailed to us?  Will we be getting the
> > > > > > > > > >>serialized version, or is it just the 30-day trial version
>at
> > > > > > > > > >>this point?  Not
> > > > > > sure
> > > > > > > >if
> > > > > > > > > >>those who said they got an email saying theirs had been
> > >shipped
> > > > > > > > > >>have received them, or if just Mike can answer this, but
> > >thought
> > > > > > > > > >>I'd toss
> > > > > > it
> > > > > > > > > >>out, since this list is entirely too quiet.  <grin
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >>Peggy
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >>mailto:kernsac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > > >>http://www.home.earthlink.net/~kernsac
> > > > > > > > > >>MSN Messenger kernsac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Michael G.  May
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >CEO Sendero Group
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Developers and distributors of BrailleNote GPS
> > > > > > > > > >Now distributing BrailleNote, VoiceNote, Miniguide, The
>Tissot
> > > > > > Silen-T
> > > > > > > > > >tactile watch and the ID Mate, bar code reader
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >MikeMay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > > >http://www.SenderoGroup.com
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >(530) 757-6800, Fax (530) 757-6830, Mobile (530) 304-0007
> > >Sendero
> > > > > > > > > >Group, LLC 1118 Maple Lane, Davis, CA 95616-1723, USA
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >Latitude, 38 33 9.239 North
> > > > > > > > > >Longitude, 121 45 40.145 West
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Charles M. La Pierre CTO
> > > > > > > >Sendero Group, LLC
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Lat. 37 15' 25" N  Lon: 121 53' 04" W
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Charles M. La Pierre CTO
> > > > > > > Sendero Group, LLC
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Lat. 37 15' 25" N  Lon: 121 53' 04" W
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