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StreetTalk™ VIP is an accessible satelite-based navigation application for the PAC Mate Omni BX and QX series. It utilizes the 24 United States Department of Defense Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites to pinpoint your location using sophisticated software and mapping technologies to route you to your destination.
StreetTalk VIP assists you in planning your route and provides turn-by-turn voice and braille guidance for destinations within North America, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
StreetTalk VIP is a navigation aid and is not intended to replace mobility tools such as a cane or guide dog.
StreetTalk VIP cannot provide information about such things as hazards along a route, weather conditions or any other aspects of a traveler's physical environment.
The user assumes complete responsibility to exercise caution and good mobility
practices while operating StreetTalk VIP. The user agrees that Freedom Scientific
is not responsible for any improper use of StreetTalk VIP or any consequences arising
This document observes the following conventions:
Beginning with StreetTalk VIP, please note that all StreetTalk specific commands for the PAC Mate Omni BX are performed using the function keys. The function keys are referred to as F1 through F8 and are located above the Perkins-style keyboard with each function key being positioned directly above a corresponding braille dot. For instance, F1 is above DOT 1, F2 is above DOT 2, and so on. Standard commands such as TAB, ENTER, or street address entry are still performed from the main keyboard.
For more information on using the function keys, please refer to the documentation that came with your PAC Mate Omni BX.