A fully integrated GPS navigator for visually-impaired people
Developped by KAPSYS, the worldwide leader in mobility applications based on voice navigation, KAPTEN MOBILITY is a pocket-size, completely integrated, voice-controlled navigator, designed to ease the mobility of visually impaired and blind people.
With its INTEGRATED MICROPHONE AND SPEAKER, KAPTEN MOBILITY remains compact and lightweight, and gives you all, right in the palm of your hand.
Its FAST TIME TO FIRST LOCATION TECHNOLOGY allows you to start your navigation quickly after you leave home while the HIGH-CAPACITY BATTERY supports more than 18 hours of uninterrupted voice navigation
Designed with the collaboration of visually-impaired people to guarantee perfect accessibility, KAPTEN MOBILITY combines a robust voice-controlled interface with 3D-marked buttons.
Many features specifically designed for your safety and your comfort :
With KAPTEN MOBILITY you can :
FIND YOUR WAY :
- MULTITRANSPORT NAVIGATION : whether on foot or in a car, always find your way with the assistance of the KAPTEN MOBILITY’s voice navigation engine.
- SMART PEDESTRIAN NAVIGATION : be guided while walking, thanks to the the street navigation combined with the city rail public transport.
- EASY VOICE DESTINATION ENTRY : easily enter your destination thanks to the automatic voice recognition of state, city, street, transport station names and street numbers. Letter by letter and digit by digit address entry is also available.
- CARDINAL NAVIGATION : be guided without following the road network just by getting the direction, distance and clock analogy cape to your destination point.
FIND WHERE YOU ARE – DISCOVER NEW PLACES :
- FREE NAVIGATION : get in real time a voice description of what’s around during your pedestrian trips : street names, crossroads, points of interest, your K-Tags, etc. Launch and stop the feature from a dedicated button.
- MAP DISCOVERY : browse the embedded digital map to explore an area. This feature allows you to read the map of your KAPTEN MOBILITY and virtually move and cross streets, while giving you a description of each intersection.
- « WHERE AM I ? » dedicated button : get your position in a click.
- POIs ON THE WAY : get the list of all the Points of Interest around your location.
PREPARE YOUR JOURNEYS :
- ROADBOOK : browse a calculated itinerary in order to prepare your trip.
- A TO B ITINERARY : get the best route between 2 locations and listen to all navigation instructions before starting your trip.
GET BACK TO YOUR FAVORITE PLACES :
- TRACKING MODE : record and replay your best itineraries from start to nish and the other way.
- K-TAG RECORDING : save the position of your most useful or preferred addresses. You can attach a voice memo to your K-Tags, use your K-Tags as a navigation destination, or, in Free Navigation mode, be notified when passing nearby.
ENTERTAINMENT ALL THE WAY – DAISY COMPATIBLE AUDIO BOOK PLAYER :
- MP3 PLAYER : select your preferred artist or album, play from your bookmarks or play your music in shuffle mode.
- AUDIO BOOK PLAYER : enjoy your favorite audio books thanks to the DAISY player features like browse by chapter, sub-chapter or by bookmark.
- VOICE MEMO RECORDER : record your voice memos and play them whenever needed.
ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, EASILY…
Whether carried in your pocket or around your neck, KAPTEN MOBILITY will help you in your daily mobility without going through a painful learning process.
Designed to oer state-of-the-art accessibility, KAPTEN MOBILITY is easy to use thanks to:
- DEDICATED KEYS for every major feature: Navigation, Where am I, K-Tag, MP3 player, audio book player.
- EMBEDDED AUDIO USER GUIDE
- CONTEXTUAL HELP in every menu and for each function
- INTEGRATED SPEAKER AND MICROPHONE for handsfree use
- EXCELLENT STAND-BY TIME allowing up to 18 hours of uninterrupted usage
- EXTENDABLE MEMORY : use a MicroSD card to extend your music and audio book libraries
FREE NAVIGATION :
This mode describes your environment. When this function is activated, your KAPTEN MOBILITY indicates in real time, the street where you are located and the next intersection. It also lists your K-Tags and POIs around your location. Likewise, when you get near to an intersection, your KAPTEN MOBILITY will describe it.
After you have left the intersection, KAPTEN MOBILITY indicates the next street you are heading for.
Example of Free Navigation description: On Park St, North West direction, arriving on a 3 road intersection. At 9 o’oclock: Wild St, at 11 o’clock: Berkeley St, at 3 o’clock: Queens roundabout.
MAP DISCOVERY :
This feature allows you to vocalize the maps and take you anywhere virtually.
Enter the point of departure you have chosen, such as your current location, for example. KAPTEN MOBILITY then sets out for you the streets accessible from this point by giving their position using a clock analogy. For example: at 9am: Piccadilly St, at 12pm: Regent St.
These street names can be scrolled using the Fast Forward and Rewind keys. Use the K key to repeat the last street name. Once you get to the street from where you wish to continue navigating, confirm by pressing the “Play” key in order to continue your virtual navigation in that direction.
Once in the next street, the device will announce the coming intersection, and so forth. This mode can go on endlessly.
A PRECIOUS HELP FOR YOUR DAILY JOURNEYS :
KAPTEN MOBILITY is the world’s most comprehensive, compact and accessible GPS navigation product for visually impaired and blind people. It helps you to feel safer by:
- Telling your precise location
- Giving you a description of what’s around
- Starting a pedestrian navigation to a destination point (with our without using public transport)
- Saving the location of your favorite places…
Wherever you are, wherever you’re going, KAPTEN MOBILITY will never leave you on your own. Its robust design, its reliability and its high-performance GPS receiver guarantee you an optimal navigation experience. At last, nearly 70 keywords are available to control and interrogate the product. Thanks to its advanced voice interface, KAPTEN MOBILITY can be fully controlled by voice.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS :
- Size : 100x55x18 mm
- Weight : 130g
- Memory : 4 GB (interne) + microSD slot for memory extension
- GPS SiRF Star III – EGNOS
- InstantFix II: no computer required for ephemeris download
- Built-in Antenna
- Map Data : TomTom Licensing or Navteq according to countries
- Large database of Premium POIs
- USB 2.0 High Speed via mini-USB
- Battery : 2100 mA.H (delivering 18 hours of operation on a battery cycle)
- Integrated Speaker and Microphone
- Speech recognition and text-to-speech : Nuance
- Connectivity : PC (Windows XP and higher) and Mac (Mac OS 10.5 and higher)
- KAPMANAGER MOBILITY : PC/Mac application for firmware upgrades and data backup
Content of the Pack :
1 KAPTEN MOBILITY, 1 wall charger, 1 USB cable, 1 headset with microphone and speech recognition button, 1 necklace, 1 quick starting guide…