Lazarillo is a smartphone application providing an accessible GPS designed to help blind or low-vision individuals explore the world. This app allows the user to use its accessibility functions for free, just requires mobile data or a Wi-Fi connection.To collaborate with people who are blind, Lazarillo's main feature is to become the user's companion, providing essential information that allows displacement and autonomy. The goal is to help the person reach the chosen place in a simple way, receiving Lazarillo indications by voice and notifications of nearby places, institutions, shops, etc, allowing communication between the user and the city.
Exploration provides the user’s position, nearby places, and street intersections while they are walking on the street, in a bus or by car. Category searches allow users to find nearby places from a specific category such as banks, health, food, shop, art, or entertainment. Specific searches allow a user to find a route to any place using voice or keyboard. Lazarillo also provides information about establishments that work with blind or visually impaired people. The app is linked to a web platform where institutions can identify information about events, courses, workshops, and any other useful data.