Nokia N900 Ovi Map enhancement
The Ovi Map N900 have been enhanced for quite sometime and now the community is happy to bring you some of these features such as turn by turn navigation with voice guidance. Tutorial after the break.
TURN BY TURN NAVIGATION WITH VOICE GUIDANCE TUTORIAL:
Warning : This script have been tested and use it only when you know what is the content all about
For those who want to try the fastest method can always download this script from here.
For those willing to do the long way on your phone or through SSH on your Linux/Mac machine, here are the ways step by step
- Change your device language to English (USA)
- Go to terminal and login as root using the command “sudo gainroot”
- From now on is all command lines :
- apt-get install espeakgui espeak libespeak espeak-data wget unzip
- cd /usr/share/nokia-maps/html
- mv index.html index.html.nokia
- gzip index.html.nokia
- wget http://www.pittnerovi.com/jiri/hobby/electronics/n900/maps.tar.gz
- tar zvxf maps.tar.gz; rm maps.tar.gz
- cd /home/user/MyDocs; mkdir navigation_sounds; cd navigation_sounds; wget http://static.s2g.gate5.de/maploadervoice/english_us.zip
- unzip english_us.zip
- cd /usr/share/nokia-maps/html ; ln -s /home/user/MyDocs/navigation_sounds/english_us
- nohup ./speak_02.py >/dev/null &
- wget -O /dev/null http://localhost:9999/hello ; wget -O /dev/null http://localhost:9999/:g5ann_001
Start your Ovi Map now and you should hear a voice telling you welcome to the enhanced Ovi Map.