[nabs-l] Using GPS apps in unconventional settings

Taylor Arndt taylorarndt99 at gmail.com
Sat May 20 15:09:13 UTC 2017


That should work I would recommend blind square it's create personal PO wise and then hit start tracking to go to those PO wise

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> On May 20, 2017, at 9:52 AM, Karl Martin Adam via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Kayla, GPS doesn't need streets if you set your own POIs, but it does need either wifi or good enough reception to use cellular data.  So if your camp is remote enough that you don't have a tower for whatever your phone carrier is near by, it probably won't work.
> 
> HTH,
> Karl
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kayla Weathers via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
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> Date sent: Sat, 20 May 2017 09:41:57 -0400
> Subject: [nabs-l] Using GPS apps in unconventional settings
> 
> Hi NABS, I will be working at a camp this summer, and was just
> wondering if it would be possible to use a GPS app like Blind Square
> or Seeing Eye to create a personalized POI from specific places such
> as my cabin to the laundry room or dining hall. I’m not sure if GPS
> will work due to the fact that I will be in a large area that doesn’t
> have street names. While I know that GPs apps aren’t in any way shape
> or form a replacement for good o&m skills, I just thought it would be
> extremely helpful in learning my way around the camp as I have never
> been there before.
> Thanks, Kayla
> 
> 
> --
> Kayla Weathers.
> B.A. English Literature
> Dalton State College
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