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  Topic: AA Navigator 2006 includes FULL coverage of Ireland
AlunS

Replies: 12
Views: 19439

PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Mon May 08, 2006 1:25 pm   Subject: AA Navigator 2006 includes FULL coverage of Ireland
Just received my copy in the post. I live in Ireland, and although the coverage has indeed improved dramatically, I have serious doubts as to Navteq's claim that they re-mapped every road in Ireland. ...
  Topic: Map Accuracy and WGS84 Datum Shift
AlunS

Replies: 19
Views: 14252

PostForum: Memory-Map   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 6:28 pm   Subject: Map Accuracy and WGS84 Datum Shift
Oh yes, the thread can be found [url=http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=lang_nl|lang_en|lang_de&threadm=ce3cl5%243h6%241%40hercules.btinternet.com&rnum=1&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dgarmi ...
  Topic: Map Accuracy and WGS84 Datum Shift
AlunS

Replies: 19
Views: 14252

PostForum: Memory-Map   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 6:23 pm   Subject: Map Accuracy and WGS84 Datum Shift
Just noticed this thread ...

There was a long discussion on something similar to this on Usenet (sci.geo.satellite-nav) a while ago.

It had to do with the rather simplified way most consumer gr ...
  Topic: Merging exported visible map segments
AlunS

Replies: 1
Views: 2341

PostForum: Memory-Map   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2004 3:22 pm   Subject: Merging exported visible map segments
Hi,

Just wondering why the following doesn't work with MMNav 2004 OS edition ...

I've just spent ages exporting lots of little map segments to cover a walk I'm going to do soon (Offa's Dyke Path ...
  Topic: Hiking in Canada with the Pocket PC
AlunS

Replies: 22
Views: 20226

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2004 10:04 am   Subject: Hiking in Canada with the Pocket PC
That's correct! (Was it that easy?) Congratulations, I'll send the otter box out today.
Just a quick 2 minutes Googling for "canadian time capsule 2999" delivererd the answer Smile Look at http://tin ...
  Topic: Hiking in Canada with the Pocket PC
AlunS

Replies: 22
Views: 20226

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2004 9:56 am   Subject: Hiking in Canada with the Pocket PC
Love the photo ... Peyto Lake isn't it?
  Topic: Voice prompts
AlunS

Replies: 11
Views: 6755

PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:28 am   Subject: Voice prompts
And I've heard that Mapopolis will not be returning to the prerecorded voice on Pocket PC. However, a much higher quality synthesized voice is being tested now. The plan is to offer one high quality v ...
  Topic: Voice prompts
AlunS

Replies: 11
Views: 6755

PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2004 1:19 pm   Subject: Voice prompts
The old version of Mapopolis (4.33) was much, much better in this regard. It used a limited subset of .wav files for the messages, which were easier to understand and customizable ... very much like w ...
  Topic: Bizarre routing
AlunS

Replies: 6
Views: 3556

PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 4:46 pm   Subject: Bizarre routing
The speed category attached to some roads can be a bit haphazard sometimes. I have kind of the opposite problem to you here in Ireland, where a couple of roads that are in fact main arteries for the a ...
  Topic: Travel Lodge POI - FAULTY!
AlunS

Replies: 3
Views: 1768

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2004 5:44 pm   Subject: Travel Lodge POI - FAULTY!
Quite possibly they were generated automatically from postcode information, so 100-200m depending on the location is pretty good, I'd say.
  Topic: Navteq release 3D data.
AlunS

Replies: 3
Views: 4153

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm   Subject: Navteq release 3D data.
[rant mode]

Maybe they should concentrate on getting their 2-D data right first before spending time and effort on this sort of useless stuff.

[/rant mode]
  Topic: GPS (TomTom) in Ireland
AlunS

Replies: 3
Views: 1704

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Fri May 28, 2004 5:59 pm   Subject: GPS (TomTom) in Ireland
Mapopolis is the same unfortunately. They cover the (greater) Dublin area, and the main cities plus the major interconnecting roads but little else. According to Mapopolis there are no roads west of G ...
  Topic: Valueflash
AlunS

Replies: 15
Views: 4626

PostForum: Retailers to buy from or avoid   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2004 2:49 pm   Subject: Valueflash
I emailed Valueflash regarding suitability of cards for the Dell Axim X5 and got the reply that the Dane-Elec XS 256 or Integral 512 were rebadged Panasonics which seems to be as good a guarantee as y ...
  Topic: Roundabout diagrams on Nav Screen have too many junctions
AlunS

Replies: 4
Views: 2546

PostForum: Other Software   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2004 2:46 pm   Subject: Roundabout diagrams on Nav Screen have too many junctions
When one of the roads on the roundabout is a dual carriageway, it can look sometimes as if there's an extra exit there.
  Topic: Wot ? No Ireland?
AlunS

Replies: 16
Views: 4095

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2004 12:37 pm   Subject: Wot ? No Ireland?
FWIW, Navteq are currently in the process of re-surveying the whole island of Ireland operating out of a base in Newry (NI). Word is that they'll be ready sometime in 2005.

One of the (many) proble ...
 
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