Sense Your Surroundings
Uses GPS and your phone’s compass to speak real-time information about: surrounding and approaching streets, businesses, institutions, and public facilities. Continually updates distance/direction to the nearest point or a selected point. Also displays maps on the screen.
Point your device toward features in your environment and receive feedback about them. The GeoBeam feature requires a device with a compass.
Requirements to Run
Nearby Explorer requires an Android device with the following:
Android 2.2 or higher
Android mobile device with GPS enabled
At least 3 GB of free memory for the locally stored maps.
For additional information and installation help, check out the Nearby Explorer User’s Manual.
Download below using your APH File Repository account or via the Google Play Site.
Nearby Explorer is available with Federal Quota funds! All Quota purchases must be made via the APH File Repository, the Google Play site cannot be used for Quota purchases.