Start a GPS navigation with Google Maps on your smartphone. You may put your handheld device in your pocket, handbag or backpack.
Useful on a bike or motorcycle. Even driving car, when voice is not an option using vibrations to get your attention instead. Useful as pedestrian too when the sun make it difficult to watch any screen.
You are guided with vibrations in your wristband as following :
- turn right : bip,
- turn left : bip-bip-bip.
Attention : in some case your accessory vibrates one time more than requested. Please still consider 2 vibes as right and 4 as left. In all cases telling right from left is easy.
This app is just out. Price is -50% for the 100 first installs. Issues and refund requests wellcomed at [email protected]
First be sure to have your wrist band is fully configured with your smartphone, using for instance official app Fit. You will also need Maps app by Google.
After installation open once the app and you will be guided to grant the notification access, see screenshots.
After setup you don't need to use the UI any longer. You just open directly Google Maps and start a turn-by-turn navigation. You'll receive the vibrations in the wrist.
In left-hand traffic countries, the right vs left pattern are reversed to match corresponding roundabouts logic.
The two wristbands Mi Band and Mi Band Pulse 1S
Permissions. This app requires the following permissions:
- Bluetooth : to communicate with your wristband,
- GPS location: to capture the speed so as to better compute the right moment to send vibration command,
Test and refund
You'll need to go around outdoor to test this app. Not easy within the 15 min PlayStore provide refund button.
So we refund, within 7 days, by mail to [email protected]