Blind Bargains App

A T Guys, LLC is a “leader in affordable assistive technology, featuring a growing line of products and services”.  One of their products is the Blind Bargains app, which is free to download from the App Store. The Blind Bargains app is a one-stop source for the latest deals and news for individuals who are visually […]

BoldWriter 40 – Pen for those with low vision

Although many tasks are now being done electronically through the use of smartphones, tablets, computers, etc., many still prefer to write things out on a good old-fashioned piece of paper.  (I am definitely one of these people as I love handwriting shopping lists, notes, numbers, etc.)  However, for individuals with low vision, they often can’t […]

5 Alerting Indicators for Blind and Visually Impaired

There are many forms of assistive technology that may benefit individuals who are blind or visually impaired.  However, one type of assistive technology I’ve yet to discuss in depth is alerting indicators, which may benefit these individuals greatly.  Maxi Aids “offers the highest quality selections of liquid level indicators, talking alarm clocks, motion sensors, toilet level indicators, […]

Claria Zoom app for Android

Individuals who have macular degeneration, glaucoma, etc., commonly experience low vision.  Smartphones offer a myriad of benefits to their users, but individuals with visual impairments may be limited to its functions.  Claria Zoom is an award-winning app making these smartphones more accessible and easier-to-read for individuals with low vision. Claria Zoom is an Android app with a large character […]

ScanJig Pro

The iPhone and iPad already offer many accessible features and apps for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.  However, many still find the need to purchase an additional (expensive!) scanner when they could simply use apps on smart devices with an affordable stand like the ScanJig Pro! According to its website, the ScanJig Pro is a […]

Tech Tip: Blindfold Video Poker App

For this week’s Tech Tip, our equipment loan specialist Justin Amber is going to introduce us to the Blindfold Video Poker app.  This is a free iOS app that allows individuals to enjoy video poker–without ever having to look at the screen!  NOTE: The money used in this game is fictitious and will rejuvenate after a certain […]