An accessible navigator
A multi tool application that can help blind or visually impaired people in their everyday life.
The user can explore nearby points of interest, use the phone as a compass and find out what is in every direction (restaurants, services, pedestrian crossings, ATMs, hospitals, bus stops and many other services).
Unlike traditional navigators, the app collects and processes data from different sources, collecting useful information for people with visual impairment (e.g. pedestrian crossings with sound signals, tactile paths, …) in order to provide the most complete navigation experience and allow people to move more independently.
The user can set a route (also with intermediate points) and be alerted about next intersections along the way. Many app features such as the Where Am I function can be accessed through the earphones controls.
The app was translated in 18 languages, it is available on the 5 continent stores and was awarded a prize at the European Excellence Awards in 2014, in Paris.
This is a navigation app to direct people to a destination via turn-by-turn navigation from their current position to their destination.
Waypoints can be added to improve the effectiveness of the calculated route.
At any time, the user can query the app for their position as a street address. A list of junctions/intersections around the user, with the corresponding distances and bearings, can also be obtained.
Audible information relevant to user navigation is provided by using the Text To Speech (even if no screen reader is running).