[Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?

Pastor Gil Pries pastorgil at bcaog.com
Wed May 26 10:42:48 EDT 2010


Hi,
I use the time jump feature in the Stream regularly.  It works well.

Pastor Gil
On 5/26/2010 7:05 AM, Russ Kiehne wrote:
> Having a clock doesn't have anything to do with this.  I have a 
> booksense that has a clock and has no time jump in nls books.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Powers, Terry (NIH/OD/DEAS) [E]" 
> <Terry.Powers at nih.gov>
> To: "'paras shah'" <parashah23 at gmail.com>; "Steve Zielinski" 
> <steveziel at sbcglobal.net>
> Cc: <VRStream at vrstreamusers.org>
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> Subject: Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
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>> I think it has been confermed that the stream will not be upgraded to 
>> have a clock.  With out a clock in either player, how can we have a 
>> time jump. Neither has the ability to calculate time.
>> Who knows, maybe HW might come out with a new machine with a clock, 
>> some day, like they created the m-power and the Apex.  We will just 
>> have to let them know our wishes.
>>
>> Terry Powers
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: paras shah [mailto:parashah23 at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 8:56 PM
>> To: Steve Zielinski
>> Cc: VRStream at vrstreamusers.org
>> Subject: Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
>>
>> I agree, the stream should have a go to percent and go to time 
>> feature in the book shelf folder.
>>
>> On 5/25/10, Steve Zielinski <steveziel at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> Yes, thanks for the clarification.  Rebecca wrote me on this as well,
>>> and I didn't understand what she was writing about with her original
>>> message.I hope I got it now.  Rebecca can use the number 5 key to get
>>> the percentage of the book read, which might be of help at times.
>>> Also one can put a bookmark at a location to read from later.  I
>>> wonder if the go to time can be implemented into the stream software,
>>> or is it not possible because of the way the book is marked up by 
>>> the nls themselves?
>>>
>>> Can't say, don't know.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Steve
>>>
>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>>   From: gerald.g.weichbrodt at gm.com
>>>   To: VRStream at VRStreamUsers.org
>>>   Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:10 PM
>>>   Subject: Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>   Um, I think she was talking about doing it on the Stream.  We
>>> haven't a whole lot of input to the NLS DTB machine at this point, I
>>> don't think.  In fact, though, you can do a lot on the NLS end with
>>> some careful use of holding down Fast-Forward and Rewind keys and then
>>> checking your progress with the Info button.  Just to be able to jump
>>> the Stream to a particular spot of interest in time would be helpful
>>> and would be a step in speeding up coordination of the Stream and 
>>> NLS player.
>>>
>>>   Cheers,
>>>   Jerry
>>>
>>>
>>>         "Steve Zielinski" <steveziel at sbcglobal.net>
>>>         Sent by: vrstream-bounces at vrstreamusers.org
>>>         05/25/2010 03:07 PM
>>>        To "Rebecca Kragnes" <rebeccak at tcq.net>, "Victor Stream List"
>>> <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
>>>               cc
>>>               Subject Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time
>>> in dtb?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>   I don't think it can be done on the nls dtb as there is no keypad to
>>> enter time interval information.  The closest you can do is get the
>>> chapter name/number, and/or the time on the stream and then use that
>>> information to get close with the nls player.  With the advanced
>>> version of the player the information key will give you the current
>>> time elapsed.  With the standard player, I think the only way to get
>>> that is to turn the player off and then on again, and it will read the
>>> remaining time left in the book.  Note this isn't the elapsed time,
>>> but the remaining time, which is a bit of a bother, as you have to do
>>> some calculating or pay attention to the remaining time information 
>>> that the stream tells you.
>>>   Best,
>>>   Steve
>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>>   From: Rebecca Kragnes
>>>   To: Victor Stream List
>>>   Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39 AM
>>>   Subject: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
>>>
>>>   Even though we can use time jump and fast forward and rewind to get
>>> close, between older books with no headings in the book proper and
>>> reading on the NLS player part time and the Stream the other, I think
>>> having a go to time feature in dtb would be very cool.  Perhaps
>>> there's a valid reason they can't do it, although it seems to me I've
>>> seen it in other folders.  The go to page is nice for bookshare books
>>> with pages, but a go to time would sure be handy for nls books,
>>> especially those without many headings.  Can anyone explain this to 
>>> me please?
>>>   Rebecca Kragnes and Zane (Black Labrador and Seeing Eye Dog)
>>>   rebeccak at tcq.net
>>>   http://www.rebeccak.com
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