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New since June 28th, 2017

New demo mode

Temporal limitation of demo has been replaced by another limitation based on travelled distance. This way any user can test the app at any time.

New since May 9th, 2017

Accessibility improvements

A new accessibility revision was made, ensuring compatibility with bigger fonts, inverted colours, voice synthesis, etc.

GPS signal treatment improvements

Minimum GPS accuracy was set to 25 meters. Whenever GPS signal is lost or there is not enough accuracy the app will notify user periodically.

New since March 28th, 2017

Support for institutional licenses

Now it is possible to associate an account to one or more lazzus institutions, taking benefit from free license upgrades and being able to receive notifications from them.

Text-to-speech voice selection (Android)

When accesing the app the first time, it will ensure to have at least one voice installed. When there are two or more voices installed, system will ask which one we do want to leave by default.

New since May 26th, 2016:

Navigon included

Navigon is now in the list of available apps to start a route from Lazzus.

GPS corrections: signal lost

When exploring, if the GPS signal is lost, Lazzus warns the user while trying to recover it.

New since March 2nd, 2016:

Monthly license

Now you can purchase a monthly license for 3.99 pounds.

New since January 20th, 2016:

Web to manage user map

We will give all users access to a website where you can add and delete any place in your own map. So from now, the application is not the only way to add places to your map. The idea is that the map is an addition to your experience with Lazzus, and from the web, with the help of someone in your environment, you may be able to customize your map as much as you want.

Favourite places

From now you can check any place as favorite accessing to its detail screen, from the list of nearby places. Also, by default, places added by the user will be marked as favourites too.

List of favourite places

In the Exploring mode you will always have accessible your list of favourite places. So you will be able to start a route to any of those places from any position whenever you want.

Favourites filter

A new filter is added so you can view only those places that you might have bookmarked.

New since December 15th, 2015:

Lazzus 360

This is the new exploring mode that Lazzus offers. This has been tought for carrying the mobile phone inside your pocket, without having to direct your phone there where you want to explore, as it is done in the "Vision field" mode. With this mode, Lazzus recognizes every place around you, in any direction, or which is the same, within 360 degrees. It will indicate any place than appears nearby your position, and, if you have the orientation indications active, it will also indicate the direction of that place. The distance that you can reach with this 360 mode is taken from the configuration option: "Vision field distance".

Activate orientation

Within the configuration screen you will be able to change whether the orientation indications are active or not. If it is on, orientation indications will be included, always in a approximate way, to every place, both within the 360 exploring mode and the nearby places list.

Indicate clockwise or directions orientation

Within the configuration screen, you will be able to select which type of orientation, both Lazzus 360, and the list of nearby places, that you prefer. There are two posibilities: It is important to take into account that those indications are approximate, and sometimes, they could be given with some error, based on the error of the GPS signal in every situation.

  • Clockwise orientation: you will receive clockwise indications (for example: Crosswalk at 2)
  • Diretions orientation: for every place you will receive one of these indications:
    • Front
    • Front right
    • Right
    • Back right
    • Back
    • Back left
    • Left
    • Front left

New since November 24th, 2015:

Delete places added by the user

When accessing the detail of any place, from the nearby places list; if you have added that place to your own map, you will be able to delete this place if necessary.

Auto mute exploring on receiving a call

If you are using Lazzus in exploring mode and you receive a call, it will be automatically silenced to avoid troubles during the call. When hanging up the phone it will activate again, also automatically.