Sendero Group offers a $5 iPhone app that aims to help blind people navigate outdoors using their iPhones.
After installing the LookAround app, following these steps makes a great deal of information about the user’s surroundings immediately available.
- Orient the iPhone so that its screen is facing up toward the sky, the back is facing the ground and the power button is facing away from your body.
- Find Sendero GPS on the Home screen and double tap it to launch the app.
- Shake the iPhone to hear the direction you are facing, your address, nearest cross street and closest point of interest.