BlindSquare is described as 'app for blind and visually impaired to help them understand their surroundings' and is an app in the Travel & Location category. There are five alternatives to BlindSquare for iPhone, iPad, SaaS and Android. The best alternative is Ariadne GPS. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Seeing Eye GPS or Seeing Assistant Move. Other great apps like BlindSquare are iMove (Free) and Right-hear (Free).
Ariadne GPS is a map that talks to you. VoiceOver and gives you access to information that are normally unavailable to people using the speech synthesizer and can be therefore especially useful to blind and partially sighted people.
A Virtual Orientation Assistant for the Blind and Visually Impaired. give blind and visually impaired people the confidence and independence to move freely in public spaces just like every other person.