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Seeing Eye GPS

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The Seeing Eye GPS is designed for users who are blind or have low vision. The application is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS iPhone app with all the normal navigation features plus features unique to blind users. Features include:

  • Instead of multiple layers of menus, the three important navigation elements are on the lower portion of every screen: Route, POIs and Location.
  • At intersections, the cross street and its orientation are announced
  • Intersections are described (e.g. four-way) with the clock face orientation of the streets.
  • There are two choices for POI data (Google Places and Foursquare).
  • Directions are configured appropriately for Pedestrian and Vehicle routes, including heads-up announcements for approaching turns, turn now, continue straight and upcoming turns. 
  • If the user wanders off the route, it's automatically recalculated and updated turn information is announced.
  • Nearby Points of interest and intersections are automatically announced.
  • Ability to run in the background or with the screen locked for iOS 7.
Technical Specifications: 

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

System requirements: Requires iOS 9.0 or later

Current version: 3.1

Size: 42.4 Mb.

Languages: English, French, German, Hebrew and Spanish.


Price Check
as of: 
Seeing Eye GPS

Made By:

Sendero Group Llc
Sendero Group Llc Organization Type: 
Phone: 888-757-6810
Fax: 888-757-6807
Web Address:
Blind & Low Vision, Computers

Sold By:

Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc. Organization Type: 
Email address:
Phone: 800-692-7753 or 800-676-2775
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
Web Address:
Blind & Low Vision, Computers