Post Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NaviRec is a guidance player for the Visually Impaired. You can download guides (guidance data) from the download site for this app, and use them with NaviRec's "Player mode" and "Guide mode".

Post Date: Saturday, July 31, 2010

AroundMe allows you to quickly find out information about your surroundings.

How many times have you found yourself in need of finding the closest Petrol Station?
AroundMe quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Petrol Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Supermarket,
Theatre and Taxi.

AroundMe shows you a complete list of all the businesses in the category you have tapped on along with the distance from where you are.

Post Date: Monday, January 2, 2017

Autour is an eyes-free mobile system designed to give blind users a better sense of their surroundings. Although other systems emphasize navigation from one specific location to another, typically accomplished by explicit turn-by-turn instructions, Autour uses spatialized audio to reveal the kind of information that visual cues such as neon signs provide to sighted users. Once users notice a point of interest, additional details are available on demand.

For a demonstration video please visit our website at :

Post Date: Monday, June 3, 2013
This is the free Event Edition of BlindSquare, provided by MIPsoft and Acapela. BlindSquare Event Edition will only work at the time and location of different events of special interest to the blind community. If you select the demo mode, the app will simulate a location for you. It will behave as if you were at the simulated location and you will be able to try many of its features. BlindSquare makes you sense what's around you. The only thing you need to do is listen. BlindSquare is a new solution that combines the latest technology to help the blind with their daily lives.
Post Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
BlindSquare makes you sense what's around you. The only thing you need to do is listen. BlindSquare is a new solution that combines the latest technology to help the blind with their daily lives. It has been developed in collaboration with blind people and carefully field tested. You need either an iPhone or an iPad to get started. It also supports some additional accessories to enhance the experience. How does it work? BlindSquare uses GPS and the compass to locate you. It then gathers information about the surrounding environment from FourSquare.
Post Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

This app uses a database of parking locations by kind permission of Dan Gibson at “”. After the initial launch of app, if you don’t have cellular connection it uses the last version saved. When launched, app looks for nearest spaces to your location based on the Search Radius selected in ‘Settings’ (default 3 miles / 4.5kms).

Post Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018


1. Overview
When a visually impaired person is lost sight of yellow Braille block (formal name "Visually Impaired Guidance Block") at a station or a public facility, its existence and the approximate direction is estimated by the App, and also Warning block (dotted sureface block) is detected. Furthermore, the App judges the route of Braille block and informs how to proceed.

Post Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

Clew is an AR indoor navigation app designed for visually impaired users to help them retrace their steps in unfamiliar environments.

Post Date: Friday, July 26, 2013
Crowsflight is a GPS compass that simply points. No instructions, maps to read or paths to follow. When we ask for directions on the street, a friendly finger pointing towards the destination is often more than enough. By combining location data (GPS) with the compass, Crowsflight provides mapless navigation in an intuitive, glance-at-it kind of way. It uses only GPS to navigate, so once you’ve loaded your destination/s, you don’t need a data connection to navigate.
Post Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

From the app store:
Glympse is a fast, free and simple way to share your real-time location using GPS tracking, with any of your family, friends or coworkers!

No sign-up required! Those you share with can view your Glympse from any web-enabled device.

Post Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Discover the world with GoodMaps Explore.

Accurate indoor* and outdoor† information and navigation for people who are blind or visually impaired.



On-demand and automatic updates about your immediate surroundings. Shake your phone to hear a snapshot of your current location, including current direction, nearest room, street, or points of interest (POI).



Accurate indoor routing for independent travel. Follow a route to a destination in mapped indoor venues.



Post Date: Monday, October 4, 2021

GoodMaps acquires the Sendero GPS mobile apps from Aira, which are now free!

GoodMaps Outdoors is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS app for iPhone. It has all the outdoor navigation features you expect plus unique offerings you cannot get anywhere else, including extra verbosity for blind users.

Post Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Google Maps app for iPhone and iPad makes navigating your world faster and easier. Find the best spots in town and the information you need to get

• Comprehensive, accurate maps in 220 countries and territories
• Voice-guided GPS navigation for driving, biking, and walking
• Transit directions and maps for over 2,800 cities
• Live traffic conditions, incident reports, and automatic rerouting to find the best route
• Detailed information on more than 100 million places

Post Date: Monday, September 14, 2015

Guide Dogs Australia, the leading providers of orientation and mobility services for people who are blind or visually impaired in Australia, and Sendero Group, the pioneers of accessible GPS, have collaborated to add new features to the app called Guide Dogs NSW ACT. Almost 20 years of user feedback and feature requests are behind the design of all Sendero GPS products. Guide Dogs NSW ACT is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS iPhone app with all the normal navigation features plus features unique to blind users.

Post Date: Friday, March 13, 2015

Mentioned in TechCrunch, Mashable and the Wall Street Journal

Here's to finding your way no matter where you are. Here's to embracing the world around you and daring to explore new places without worrying about getting
lost. Here's to having the confidence to live your life, because you always know exactly where you're going.

Post Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

The I-Cane Go App is designed for blind and visually impaired people to make them more mobile and to give them better comfort during their walking. The I-Cane Go app facilitates the usage of the Intelligent Cane (the I-Cane Mobilo) , a smart cane for visually impaired people. The app allows to configure the obstacle avoidance of the Mobilo cane and facilitates its orientations and mobility functions. The I-Cane Go App is made available by the I-Cane organization which is a social organization which supports people with visual impairment.

Post Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Komoot is the key to the outdoors. Just plan your hiking, road cycling or MTB adventures in the planner, and be guided along every trail, track, road or path—even when you’re offline. Get your first region for free and say hello to your next adventure!

Post Date: Monday, June 11, 2018

This description is from the app store.

LazarilloApp the GPS for blind and people with low visión, lets you explore the world around you and set up routes.

Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that brings mobility tools for the blind people. Using audio messages, Lazarillo will tell you about nearby places, the street you are walking on, street intersections in your way and more! Like a radio, Lazarillo will announce the things around you while you are moving. This app was designed and implemented with active feedback from blind people.

Post Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Loadstone GPS is an app which enables blind pedestrians to "go blindly where
everyone sighted has gone before."
What sets Loadstone apart from other GPS apps for the blind?
* designed by the blind for the blind
* no data plan required
* available in multiple languages
* create, store, and share your own navigation waypoints with others
* see points in your neighbourhood
* highly customizable and configurable
* access to data from OpenStreetMap as well as points shared by other Loadstone users.

Post Date: Sunday, February 19, 2012

MapQuest is your go-to app for live maps, GPS, voice navigation and live traffic updates. Whether you’re running a quick errand across town or taking a
road trip across the country, MapQuest has the trusted directions and traffic info you need for stress-free navigation. Our app can route you around accidents,
help with multi-stop directions and even has alternate routing capabilities, robust bookmarking options, and handy sharing features. MapQuest is here to
help get you where you need to go, wherever life takes you.

With the MapQuest App, you can: