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AM411 – MiniVision2 Cell Phone for Visually Impaired


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Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs!

A couple months ago, we covered the BlindShell Classic, which is a cellphone for individuals with visual impairments.  If you or a loved one are in the market for a new phone, another new option is the MiniVision2!

In sum, the MiniVision2 “is a big-button cellphone for individuals with vision loss.”  With this easy-to-use phone, users can place calls, send text messages, and much more – using voice commands!

The phone will speak everything on the screen as well as everything you press.  It will also read items like caller ID and battery level automatically.

Other features of the MiniVision2 cellphone include:

  • Supports a number of voice commands to make it “especially easy” to perform tasks like placing calls etc.
  • Features a physical SOS button on the back of the phone to trigger a call to emergency contacts
  • Other capabilities include:
    • FM radio
    • Color identifier
    • Money identifier
    • Voice memos
    • Calculator
    • Notes
    • Flashlight
    • Camera
    • Weather

Visit to learn more about this accessible cellphone!

For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit  That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.

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