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

  • From: "Carlos and Derek" <cetaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gps-talkusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 19:12:24 -0500

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-----
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[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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