Google has introduced a new feature to its Google Maps app that will help visually impaired people walk to their destinations and cross the street more easily, using the new more advanced features which keep them reminding they are moving on the correct path, warns them when a busy crosswalk is ahead.
It also tells them how far their next turn is using voice navigation and if they lost their direction or stopped it will also guide them in the right direction.
Check out this demonstration video below to how the improvisation in the service:
Google’s post on the blog says that improved guidance is now available on iOS and Android, but as of today, it is only available in English in the US and Japanese in Japan. The company says that more languages will be coming soon.