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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!

If you’re looking for a way to scan documents using only your phone, check out SwiftScan!  Using your phone’s camera, SwiftScan can scan and extract text from virtually any document.

With SwiftScan, you can scan documents, QR codes, barcodes, labels, whiteboards, business cards, sketchbooks, and much more.  According to the App Store, it is the “best mobile scanner app for documents and QR codes.”

Other features include:

  • The home screen widget provides instant access to scan, search, or view recent documents
  • Scan premium quality PDFs or JPGs with 200 dpi and higher
  • Automatic edge detection and scanning
  • Ability to upload documents to iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and other cloud services
  • Scan single and multi-page documents
  • Edit documents
  • And more!

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I’d like to take a moment to thank InTRAC, the Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation for sponsoring our transcript today.  You can find out more about InTRAC at

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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