WayAround – Smart Assistant for Visual Impairments

Smartphones have been a game changer for individuals with visual impairments.  There are several accessibility features and apps that help said individuals complete daily tasks.  WayAround is one example of these apps designed to simplify your life. According to the app’s description, WayAround is “a smart assistant that gives on-demand details about everyday things for anyone […]

Cards that Talk by QRSpeak

Playing cards is either impossible or very challenging for individuals with visual impairments.  QRSpeak created a whole new way of playing cards for these individuals with their Cards that Talk. The Cards that Talk set comes with standard 52 playing cards (plus 2 jokers = 54 cards total).  It is used in collaboration with the […]

Exploring Intag: The World’s Only Global Speech Interface

For those with repetitive strain injuries, limited or no hand use, difficulty memorizing commands or little time to train on more difficult speech control software, the new Intag Speech Interface is priceless. By breaking down the barriers of accessibility online, this easy-to-use interface allows users to control more applications, programs and surf the internet like […]

Zoomax Snow 10 Pro Brings Printed Word to Life

The Zoomax Handheld Video Magnifier Snow 10 Pro doesn’t just magnify the world for those people with visual impairment. It features clear, human-sounding speech that brings the printed word to life. It’s a 10-inch high-definition video magnifier featuring text-to-speech, Reader Mode and three-way viewing capabilities. The device is the perfect blend of portability, affordability and […]

Envision AI

The Envision AI app by Envision Technologies enables people with visual impairments to live more independently by making tasks like shopping, transportation, reading, recognizing friends or belongings more accessible. This feature rich app offers many tools including: Read Text Instantly – for short text like street signs and food lables Read Handwritten Text – still […]

AfterShokz Bluez 2S Bone Conduction Headphones

I wrote about Bone Conduction Wireless Glasses on Tuesday.  In sum, they are glasses that create sound using mechanical vibrations.  Bluez 2S Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones are another example of bone conduction technology. AfterShokz website provides a brief history of how bone conduction was discovered: The ‘phenomenon’ of bone conduction is generally credited as being […]