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Google Maps's new features built for visually impaired

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

To celebrate World Sight Day and as part of its mission to build technology for everyone, Google is launching new features in Google Maps to help its visually impaired users. They have built the “more detailed voice guidance and new types of verbal announcements” from the ground up and worked with their target users to...
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Google Maps now offers super-detailed spoken directions - here's how to use them

Google Maps now offers super-detailed spoken directions - here's how to use them

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Google has rolled out a new feature that provides extra-detailed spoken navigation when you're walking, helping you reach your destination more safely. Detailed Voice Guidance, as it's officially known, was launched to coincide with World Sight Day , and is intended to help people with sight disorders navigate unfamiliar routes with confidence.
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The new feature lets you know how long it will be until your next turning so you can be...
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Google Maps Gains Detailed Voice Guidance for Visually Impaired Users

Google Maps Gains Detailed Voice Guidance for Visually Impaired Users

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Google Maps has gained a new detailed voice guidance feature to help users with impaired vision get where they're going to on foot.
With a launch timed to honor World Sight Day, the feature continually reminds the user that they're on the correct route, the distance until their next turn and the direction they're walking in.
Detailed voice guidance also provides the user with warnings when approaching large intersections, and lets them know if they've accidentally left their route by offering a spoken notification that they're being re-routed.
The new accessibility feature will be a...
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