What is BlindSquare?

BlindSquare is the world’s most widely used accessible GPS-app developed for the blind and visually impaired. Paired with third-party navigation apps, BlindSquare’s self-voicing app delivers detailed points of interest and intersections for safe, reliable travel both outside and inside. Open the doors to enhanced independence with BlindSquare. How does it work? LOCATION After determining your…

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BlindSquare’s getting straight A’s on campus

School’s in session and the campus is all abuzz for students around the world. Finding your classrooms can be a daunting experience, but for a blind student, far more so. Luckily, universities and colleges are installing BlindSquare systems throughout campus to reduce navigational challenges for blind students to use through their iOS devices. Only 10%…

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Continue reading Independence on both sides of the door

Independence on both sides of the door

As a person with vision loss or blindness, safely navigating to your final destination is achievable in the same fashion as a sighted traveller, until entering a building or form of public transportation; until BlindSquare. Not only does the iOS app offer access to outdoor and indoor navigation, but it also allows you to explore local restaurants where you can read menus and it provides assistance to travel via public transportation. BlindSquare was designed to empower users to travel independently, both indoors and outdoors.

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Continue reading Why making your apps accessible is just the right thing to do

Why making your apps accessible is just the right thing to do

I’m Ilkka Pirttimaa, developer of an iOS app called BlindSquare. Uniquely it uses Open Street Map and Foursquare data to help people who are blind to navigate in new and familiar environments and provide them with a world of choices, otherwise veiled. I write this in the spirit of the intent of the Global Accessibility…

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