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SEVEN ACCESSIBLE GPS OPTIONS   from the iPhone to the PC          By: Mike May                           Sendero Group LLC...
Importance of Location      Information• Cannot navigate by visually scanning  environment• Limited access to what is arou...
Benefit of GPS and       electronic maps• Due to mainstream popularity, maps  and millions of Points of Interest are  in e...
With Sendero GPS,  I am in control
Understanding GPS• Average accuracy 9 m (30 ft) or 3  m (10 ft) with WAAS/EGNOS• Need a clear view of sky: Generally  does...
Accessible GPS Choices After 10 years of accessible GPS, the question isn’t  should I have GPS, but which GPS should I hav...
Current Technologies:          Sendero GPSSendero Group:  BrailleNote  •   Braille or QWERTY input  •   Speech and/or Brai...
Current Technologies:         Sendero SDKSendero SDK (Software Developers Kit)  • Allows third party companies to take the...
Current Technologies:          Mobile GeoCode Factory: Windows  Mobile-based Smart  phones and Pocket  PCs  • Telephonic o...
Current Technologies:         Sense NavigationHIMS/GW Micro: Braille  and Voice Sense  •   Braille or QWERTY input  •   Sp...
Current Technologies:         StreetTalk VIPFreedom Scientific:   PacMate   • Braille or QWERTY     input   • Speech and/o...
Current Technologies:  Sendero GPS LookAroundSendero Group:  iPhone Announces the nearest points of interest and your curr...
Current Technologies:        Sendero MapsSendero Group: PC • QWERTY input • Speech and/or   Braille output • Multifunction...
Current Technologies:        Trekker BreezeHumanware:  Standalone  •   Other buttons  •   Speech output  •   GPS only  •  ...
The futurelooks brightfor accessiblenavigation,where everlife takes you GPS@SenderoGroup.com www.SenderoGroup.com
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  1. 1. SEVEN ACCESSIBLE GPS OPTIONS from the iPhone to the PC By: Mike May Sendero Group LLC 429 F Street, Suite 4 Davis, CA 95616 (530) 757-6810 www.SenderoGroup.com GPS@SenderoGroup.com
  2. 2. Importance of Location Information• Cannot navigate by visually scanning environment• Limited access to what is around you• Dependant on others for directions or descriptions
  3. 3. Benefit of GPS and electronic maps• Due to mainstream popularity, maps and millions of Points of Interest are in electronic format• Access to information = Ability to independently navigate• Ability to determine where you are, what is around you, and how to get to a destination.
  4. 4. With Sendero GPS, I am in control
  5. 5. Understanding GPS• Average accuracy 9 m (30 ft) or 3 m (10 ft) with WAAS/EGNOS• Need a clear view of sky: Generally does not work indoors, in tunnels, subways• Triangulation: Need GPS from multiple directions. Decrease accuracy in urban canyons• Follows Movement
  6. 6. Accessible GPS Choices After 10 years of accessible GPS, the question isn’t should I have GPS, but which GPS should I have.Primary considerations when choosing a GPS system: 1. User Interface Input – Braille, telephonic or QWERTY keyboard Output – Speech and/or Braille 2. Price 3. Multifunctional 4. Portability
  7. 7. Current Technologies: Sendero GPSSendero Group: BrailleNote • Braille or QWERTY input • Speech and/or Braille output • Multifunctional • $$$$ • 1.35 lbs. - 1.8 lbs • 612 g – 812 g
  8. 8. Current Technologies: Sendero SDKSendero SDK (Software Developers Kit) • Allows third party companies to take the Sendero core GPS engine and customize it to work on their machines, and tailor it to their customers. • Three companies are already using the Sendero SDK to create their own GPS solution for Windows mobile devices, including smart phones.
  9. 9. Current Technologies: Mobile GeoCode Factory: Windows Mobile-based Smart phones and Pocket PCs • Telephonic or QWERTY input • Speech output • Multifunctional • $$ • 0.30 lbs – 0.50 lbs • 140 g – 250 g
  10. 10. Current Technologies: Sense NavigationHIMS/GW Micro: Braille and Voice Sense • Braille or QWERTY input • Speech and/or Braille • Multifunctional • $$$$ • 0.58 lbs. – 2 lbs. • 266 g – 914 g
  11. 11. Current Technologies: StreetTalk VIPFreedom Scientific: PacMate • Braille or QWERTY input • Speech and/or Braille • Multifunctional • $$$$ • 1.81 lbs – 4.18 lbs • 820 g – 1,900 g
  12. 12. Current Technologies: Sendero GPS LookAroundSendero Group: iPhone Announces the nearest points of interest and your current location – no routing capabilities • Touch Screen • Speech Output • Multifunctional • $ • 0.29 lbs • 133 g
  13. 13. Current Technologies: Sendero MapsSendero Group: PC • QWERTY input • Speech and/or Braille output • Multifunctional • $ • Maps only no GPS
  14. 14. Current Technologies: Trekker BreezeHumanware: Standalone • Other buttons • Speech output • GPS only • $$ • 1.1 lbs • 499 g
  15. 15. The futurelooks brightfor accessiblenavigation,where everlife takes you GPS@SenderoGroup.com www.SenderoGroup.com
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