System developers ask for project

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Tue Sep 11 13:19:41 CEST 2007

Bartlomiej Zdanowski wrote:
> Hello.
> I have an idea about program that reads GPS data and draws local 
> path/map while you walk. It could be very useful while walking in 
> unknown terrain, city or big building complex.
> When you would like return to starting point it could show a azimuth 
> with an arrow. It also could show distance to starting point.
> Another idea is to add checkpoints on path with small description and 
> ability to show azimuth on that points.
> Last idea is to add voice commands (directions and distance) to inform 
> blind user how to return to starting point.
> What do you think? I think it's quite simple to do in 4 months. It could 
> be very useful for ordinary users and for blind persons.
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