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NowNav GPS Accessibility

Last updated on Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 17:57 by AbdullahZubair
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NowNav is a navigation and orientation aid for the blind and visually impaired.

It provides turn-by-turn directions and information about your surroundings.

NowNav was developed by the blind, for the blind.

NowNav continuously announces

  • Upcoming turn instructions if turn-by-turn navigating
  • Your compass heading
  • The nearest street address
  • any nearby cross streets or POI Any nearby user defined waypoints.

NowNav uses Android's built in Text To Speech service.

NowNav is optimised for walking.


  • it's simple to use.
  • Works when the phone screen is off and tucked away out of sight in a pocket.
  • Uses Google's online services. NowNav is ready to go as soon as its installed - no need to download map data files.
  • Uses the same high quality navigation data as Google Maps
  • Turn-by-turn directions with Automatic rerouting if you get lost
  • List all nearby places and place details. Phome, browse and get directions to a place.
  • Addresses, Places/POI and navigation data available globally, anywhere Android can get on line.