article by Graham Page
One of the uses of smartphones that excite many visually impaired people is undoubtedly the ability to read paper-based text documents. Previously KNFB reader was acknowledged as being among the best around, despite its high price of £100 or so.
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Synapptic launches its new and innovative TV Box!
Article from Modern-Eyes: THE MAGAZINE
Synapptic announces the release of their new TV Box, which was officially launched at the Sight Village Southeast exhibition, at Kensington Town Hall in London, on 6th November 2018. The new Synapptic TV Box is set to be the accessible home entertainment product for people with sight loss. Like all of our Synapptic products, navigation is easy, via our simple menu system, which is both intuitive and can be used by anyone, even if you’re new to technology. Continue reading Synapptic innovative TV Box!
Have you heard about Google‘s new app to help blind and partially sighted people learn about their surroundings? Lookout is coming soon.
The tech giant’s Lookout was designed to help the blind and the visually impaired be more independent by giving them spoken notifications about their environment. For instance, it can tell them that there’s a “chair 3 o’clock,” so they don’t bump into the object to their right. The app can also read texts, such as Exit signs over doors.
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New app helps the blind find their way easier!
A mobile app called WayAround, first introduced earlier this year to help persons with vision loss find items within the home, is now more widely available.
Its developers say the iPhone-based app now also is available in an Android version.
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