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Loadstone GPS
Loadstone GPS.png
License: GNU General Public License (free of charge)
Platform: iOS
Version: 1.6 (2019-11-27)
Languages: English and multiple languages
Website: http://www.loadstone-gps.com
Programming language: C

for the blind

Loadstone GPS is a free non-graphics satellite navigation software originally developed for the discontinued-since-2014 Symbian Mobile/phones using the Series60 platform, and now for iOS. Although Loadstone-GPS is a useful navigational tool for everyone, it is particularly useful for blind and visually impaired people using screen readers (e.g. Nuance Talks).

There is an online converstion tool [1] and an offline conversion tool to transfer .osm files up to 8 MB to the loadstone import format (.txt).

Loadstone works with nodes only and imports POIs and crossing nodes from OSM.

With Loadstone-GPS blind persons are enabled to contribute to OSM by collecting tracks. See OSM for the blind.


See also

Category:Loadstone users