[AI] TREKKER BREEZE, THE EASY ALL-IN-ONE HANDHELD TALKING GPS IS NOW AVAILABLE

Shadab Husain shadabhsn at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 11:30:34 EDT 2008


THANK YOU FOR THIS. I AM LOOKING FORWARD FOR A CHEAPER ALTERNATIVE.
SOMETHING AROUND $200? PL TEL. RGDS, S

On 6/28/08, Gopalakrishnan <gopalakrishnan_vip at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> TREKKER BREEZE, THE EASY ALL-IN-ONE HANDHELD TALKING GPS IS NOW AVAILABLE
>
> Longueuil, June 26, 2008 - HumanWare is now taking orders for the
> Trekker Breeze, a state-of-the-art talking GPS specially designed for
> the needs of visually impaired users. This simple orientation tool is
> designed for use when travelling in familiar surroundings or
> pre-defined routes. The product will also be appealing to people not
> comfortable with computers and screen readers. The new model is an
> addition to our popular Trekker and BrailleNote GPS systems, which
> have thousands of users worldwide. With this innovation, HumanWare
> will make GPS technology even more accessible to a greater number of people.
>
> The Trekker Breeze is available for purchase at an affordable price
> of $895. In the fall of 2008, The Trekker Breeze will become
> available in other languages for European and Asian countries.
>
> Like other GPS products from HumanWare, the Trekker Breeze provides
> talking GPS directions that help users know where they are, where
> they are going and what is around them.
>
> Trekker Breeze offers the important benefits of GPS orientation
> tools. It enhances autonomy and confidence in travelling and makes
> learning new routes easier. Users can record routes as they walk
> them with sighted assistance. Routes can then be previewed and
> activated for future use. As they walk by, users receive audible
> information, such as street names, intersections and reference
> landmarks. In case they are lost, they can retrace their steps. They
> can also reach favorite destinations with turn-by-turn instructions
> from their current position. The product makes it easier to travel
> alone, and allows people to discover and enjoy their surroundings.
>
> "GPS technology brings great benefits to visually impaired
> travellers. With this new addition to our product line, Humanware now
> offers GPS benefits to an even wider portion of the visually impaired
> population," said Lucia Gomez, Product Manager. "Easy and intuitive,
> Trekker Breeze offers basic orientation functions in an all-in-one
> hand size device. It is also the most affordable GPS tool specially
> designed for the needs of users who are blind."
>
> HumanWare offers the most complete line of GPS tools for visually
> impaired people. The line includes the popular BrailleNote GPS and
> Trekker. BrailleNote GPS is a full-featured GPS tool that integrates
> seamlessly with Keysoft. It is available with any of the BrailleNote
> family of products. BrailleNote GPS benefits from the highly
> efficient and easy-to-learn Keysoft interface. Sleek and discreet,
> Trekker is a powerful GPS solution running on a mainstream palm-size
> PDA. Trekker is highly appealing to professionals and students
> already familiar with computers and screen readers.
>
> "Trekker Breeze will make the potential of GPS technology even more
> accessible to the blind," said Lucia Gomez.
>
> The BrailleNote GPS and Trekker are currently available from
> HumanWare. For more information, please visit
> http://www.humanware.com/en-usa/products/gps
>
> About HumanWare
>
> HumanWare (www.humanware.com) is the global leader in assistive
> technologies for the print disabled. HumanWare provides products to
> people who are blind and have low vision and students with learning
> disabilities. HumanWare offers a collection of innovative products
> include BrailleNote, the leading productivity device for the blind in
> education, business and for personal use; the Victor Reader product
> line, the world's leading digital audiobook players, and SmartView
> Xtend, the first fully modular and upgradeable CCTV-based video magnifier.
>
> For more information:
>
> HumanWare
> Nicolas Lagace
> Tel.: (450) 463-1717
> E-mail: nicolas.lagace at humanware.com
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