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App that sets a train stop alert!

Stay on Route - an App that sets train stop alerts!

Stay On Route

Have you ever missed getting off at your train station? Was it because you were tired or distracted?

Stay On Route would like to see the app improve the lives of everyone who travels by train. But especially those who are severely visually impaired or blind, giving them the independence to travel by train. Continue reading App that sets a train stop alert!

TPT helps develop an App that helps VI find ATMs

TPT helps develop an App that helps VI find ATMs

Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) has helped develop a fully accessible smart phone app which will enable visually impaired people to locate ATMs more easily.

The LINK ATM Locator App has been launched on May 2, 2017 by LINK, the UK’s largest cash machine network. TPT worked with LINK throughout the development process, providing detailed feedback to the developers at each stage to ensure it would be accessible and meet the needs of blind and partially sighted users.

You can find information on how to download the app here.

 

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New Tech: Be My Eyes App

Be My Eyes App

Be My Eyes is an app that connects blind people with volunteer helpers from around the world via live video chat. Download now and start helping blind people see.

Be My Eyes – helping blind see from Be My Eyes on Vimeo.

Be the eyes for a blind person in need of help remotely through a live video connection if you are sighted or be assisted by the network of sighted users if you are blind. Be My Eyes is all about contributing to and benefiting from small acts of kindness, so hop on board and get involved!

Lean more at http://bemyeyes.org/

Be My Eyes is brought to you in collaboration with Robocat (http://robo.cat/), the Danish software studio

https://www.facebook.com/bemyeyes.org
https://twitter.com/bemyeyes

Blind Requests Assistance

A blind person requests assistance in the Be My Eyes app. The challenge that he/she needs help with can be anything from knowing the expiry date on the milk to navigating new surroundings.

Volunteer Receives Video And Describes

The volunteer helper receives a notification for help and a live video connection is established. From the live video the volunteer can help the blind person by answering the question they need answering

“It’s my hope that by helping each other as an online community, Be My Eyes will make a big difference in the everyday lives of blind people all over the world”– Hans Jørgen Wiberg, Founder of Be My Eyes

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