I received a call from Adam (Apple) on Friday night, and he said the review team had a chance to look at the Blindfold Games again, and understood why they are separate apps, and that the games can continue. He mentioned games address a need that’s not normally considered by most app designers, and acknowledged how the games are focused on the needs of the visually impaired community. Continue reading Blindfold Games: The games are back!
New Rule by Apple threatens any new Blindfold games!
Blindfold Games have been building audio games for visually impaired kids, teens and adults. Since 2013 and have created many games that are enjoyed by thousands of blind people.
Apple has just introduced a new rule that threatens anymore being made.
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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!
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Be My Eyes is brought to you in collaboration with Robocat (http://robo.cat/), the Danish software studio
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