The Roadbook On-Board is a system that allows the easy creation of roadbooks,
through graphical description of routes, using reference points.
The system is also able to present those routes automatically, as a navigation
aid for the pilot. The presentation is made using video and audio aids. This system is
composed by two applications, one for creating and editing, roadbooks and another to
Program that allows the creation/editing of the roadbooks. It's very easy to use. For each stage just add:
The print option is currently not working (one of the things that may be improved).
You need to install Java Runtime Environment >= 1.4 and Swing. You also need to add the installation directory to the CLASSPATH environment variable.
This is the program that presents the previously created roadbooks. You will need a sensor to
read the movement from the vehicle, this may be a dedicated proximity sensor connected to the RS232 port or a mouse.
If you want to tweak around, here is some technical data, from the report, (in Portuguese) that you may find helpful:
|Paulo Ferreira, for his help with the personalized icons/images/poster;|
|André Romão, for his help with the inverter.|