Loadstone GPS enables blind pedestrians to "go blindly where everyone sighted
has gone before." It is designed by the blind, for the blind with an
emphasis on being powerful but still easy to use.
* designed specifically with accessibility, especially for voiceover users, in
* no data plan required to use major functions.
* access to a world-wide database of points from OpenStreetMap, public
mapping sources, transit systems, and points shared by other Loadstone users.
* available in multiple languages.
* create, store, and share your own navigation waypoints with others.
* see points in your neighbourhood or search for points.
* check points you're interested in and hear them announced as you approach
or arrive.
* highly customizable and configurable.
* able to import text databases and checkpoints from previous Loadstone
* display astronomic information, sunrise and set, moonrise and set, etc.
for the latest news and more information please visit the Loadstone website at:

What's New

Version 1.2

* The process of downloading points has been completely rewritten to be
simpler and easier to use.
* The find point function has been redesigned so it's possible to select
which point categories to search as well as allowing a running search to
be canceled.
* The databases tab has been rearranged to make the options clearer.
* It is now possible to control some functions of Loadstone using multi
media controls or the magic tap gesture.
* A trip meter has been added so you can keep track of the distance
* Complete documentation is now included in the help section as well as
links to the Loadstone website. The documentation is in English but we hope
to have it in other languages in the future.
* All language translations have been updated.
* A Portuguese translation has been added. (not yet complete)
* Various bug fixes and performance tweaks.
* Pointshare now includes points from UMP. This will only effect people in
Poland and parts of Europe.
* Pointshare is starting to integrate data from various transit systems.


Shawn Kirkpatrick
26.2 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Arabic, Estonian, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Turkish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© 2017 Shawn Kirkpatrick


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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