At least now, thanks to Sandra, we know what we're talking about more with the Breeze.
Though I've no pressing need of such a device right now, I wonder if there's an overview of these sat nav boxes anywhere? Is the Breeze the only all-in-one unit?
Chhers, Ray.----- Original Message ----- From: "Sandra Henshall" <oceania@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [access-uk] Trekker Breeze
Hi folks,For anyone who's interested, I've pasted below the blurb from the Humanware website. The brochure is also available if anyone wants it.Cheers, Sandra. Trekker BreezeThe easy all-in-one handheld talking GPS for people who are blind or low vision. HumanWare introduces the very simple and affordable GPS for people who are visually impaired. As simple as your TV remote, Breeze can be controlled by one hand. It verbally announces names of streets, intersections and landmarks as you walk. No need to stop passersby to know where you are... simply press a button and Breeze tells you your location on the spot. When you are in a vehicle, Breeze announces all intersections,allowing you to exit when you want.Imagine doing your neighborhood chores freely without having to always depend on other people, without having to count your steps or always worrying about getting lost... Breeze tells you where you are, where you are going and what is around, such as stores and public services. You can get more out of your neighborhood.... A newworld awaits you! Just listen and Breeze will tell you where you are and are going! Trekker Breeze provides you with:Greater independence: You can move more on your own. No need to stop passersby toknow where you are or to ask a bus driver for the next stop.The ability to quickly become familiar with new routes. You can be confident withTrekker Breeze in your hand. The ability to discover and benefit more from your environment. Trekker Breeze lets you: Always know where you are and where you are going on foot or in a vehicle Know what is around in your location (public services and businesses) Easily retrace your steps if you get lost. Simply push a button.Record the routes when you learn them with sighted people so that you can use themlater without assistance.Record landmarks along your route, for example to get to your favorite restaurantor a friend's house. Get the step-by-step instructions from start to end. Just as easy to use as your TV remote. Small, discreet and well designed Single-hand operation with large, distinctive buttons Direct buttons to functions & intuitive interface Quick volume adjustment with volume wheel Built-in highly sensitive GPS Built-in speaker Secondary external speaker Built-in human sounding text-to-speech Eight hours of battery life Integrated help Shoulder strap and carrying case for secure transportation Size: 5x2x1 inches Weight: 7 ounces
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