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O verview and F ield P ractice U sing the T rekker B reeze to C reate R outes and E stablish a P osition in S pace. Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS December 14, 2013. G lobal P ositioning S ystem 101. First GPS satellite was launched in 1978 Built to last about 10 years

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Craig l phillips ms ed coms december 14 2013

OverviewandFieldPractice

UsingtheTrekkerBreeze to

CreateRoutesand

EstablishaPositioninSpace

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS

December 14, 2013


G lobal p ositioning s ystem 101

GlobalPositioningSystem101

  • First GPS satellite was launched in 1978

  • Built to last about 10 years

  • Weigh approximately 2,000 pounds

  • 17 feet across with solar panels

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


G lobal p ositioning s ystem 1011

GlobalPositioningSystem101

  • Satellites orbit 12,000 miles above Earth

  • 24 satellites constantly moving

  • Two complete orbits in less than 24 hours

  • Travelling at speeds of roughly 7,000 miles an hour

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


G lobal p ositioning s ystem 1012

GlobalPositioningSystem101

  • Accuracy resolution +/- 50 feet

  • Any weather conditions

  • Anywhere in the world

  • No subscription fees or setup charges to access GPS

  • 24 hours a day

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


G lobal p ositioning s ystem 1013

GlobalPositioningSystem101

Signals travel by line of sight

  • Can go through clouds, glass, and plastic

  • Cannot go through most solid objects such as buildings and mountains

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


T riangulation

Triangulation

Three (3) satellites to calculate

  • a 2D position (latitude and longitude)

  • and track movement

    Four (4) or more satellites to calculate

  • a 3D position (latitude, longitude, and altitude)

    • and track movement

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


Craig l phillips ms ed coms december 14 2013

Information

Where am I? and What’s around?

Information, settings,

and active queue

Repeat message, key describer, and what’s in the queue

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


Craig l phillips ms ed coms december 14 2013

Selection

Confirm

Delete characters in address entry

Left and right arrows

for menus and lists

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


Craig l phillips ms ed coms december 14 2013

Action

Explore, Backtrack activation, and go back a queue(s)

Go To a landmark,

a previously recorded route

or access Address Entry mode

Record a Landmark or Create a Route

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


A ddress e ntry

AddressEntry

  • Press and Hold “Go To” then the Left arrow.

  • Breeze will prompt for state, city, street, and civic number.

  • Press and Hold appropriate button and release when desired character is heard.

  • Check what’s in the queue and the press Confirm to start the search.

  • Scroll with Arrow keys and Press Confirm to make a selection.

  • *Press the left arrow key to Delete any errors when entering information.

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


S ources

Sources

  • www.garmin.com

  • www.humanware.com

    • Leader Dogs for the Blind Trekker GPS Training

    • Phillips, C. L. (2011). Getting From Here to There and Knowing Where: Teaching GPS to Children who are Visually Impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 105, 675-680.

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


C raig l p hillips ms e d coms

CraigL. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS

  • Kansas State School for the Blind

  • 1100 State Avenue

  • Kansas City, KS 66102

  • O: 913.281.3308 X335

  • C: 913.645.5472

  • [email protected]

  • [email protected]

Craig L. Phillips, MS Ed. COMS


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