Among other things, OnTheBus tells users how long they will have to wait for their chosen bus
OnTheBus is an app designed to help blind people reach their destinations on city buses
Main researcher Jordi Roig, using the OnTheBus app
Like the rest of us, the blind can use speaking navigation apps to find their way around the city. A new Android application developed at Spain’s Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, however, is designed specifically to help blind people get to their destination by bus. Appropriately named OnTheBus, the app could also be used by the deaf, the cognitively-impaired, or anyone else.
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