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Talking Compass - FREE

by Eyes-Free Project, Version: 2.0.0 , 322 KB  

Package name: com.google.marvin.compass , Last Update: 2012-08-28 08:20:14


224 ratings (3.679 average)

50,000-250,000 downloads


Description

Speaks your current heading and provides haptic feedback as your cross over any of the cardinal directions.

Touch the screen to hear your heading. Stroke the screen up/down to adjust verbosity.

This is part of the Eyes-Free Project as featured in the New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/business/04blind.html

Last comments from Android Market

itismike (*)
Worked the first time. Now it just tells me to shake the handset. Please fix!

rudnette (*)
Crap stop working

Hanne (*)
Only tell me to calibre the compass.

The Beej (*)
Doesn't work on android2.2 on Verizon Droid.

James (*)
All it sez it to calobrate my compass

John (****)
If you turn around quickly enough, it will skip the haptic indication of crossing a cardinal direction. Otherwise cool app.

Bethpd (**)
Speech component doesn't work. Just an odd buzz sound

Shiva (*)
Didnt work for me either

breann (*)
Doesnt work at all!

nathan (****)
It works but graphics are very plain. Maybe put some color options.

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