Sunu Band – Sonar Smartband for Visually Impaired

There are many devices available on the market to help individuals with visual impairments.  If you’re looking for something to use in conjunction with your white cane and/or guide dog, check out the Sunu Band. The Sunu Band is a “sonar smartband that improves navigation for the visually impaired.  It combines sonar or echolocation with […]

Lazarillo GPS on Google Play

There are several GPS apps available on Apple devices to help individuals with visual impairments.  However, if you’re searching for one to use on Android devices, check out the Lazarillo GPS app.Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that provides a myriad of mobility tools for individuals who are blind.  The goal of the app is […]

BrailleNote GPS

HumanWare is “the global leader in assistive technology for people who are blind or have low vision.”  The company offers dozens of innovative products, one of them being the BrailleNote GPS. The BrailleNote GPS provides location information and mapping tools to augment independent travel for individuals with visual impairments.  People can use the GPS to […]

3 GPS Smartwatches for Children

Smartwatches are an ideal solution if you’re not ready to give your child a smartphone, but want to stay connected with them.  There are so many smartwatches designed specifically for children that feature GPS tracking and so much more.  Keep on reading to learn which wearable may work best for you and your child’s needs. […]

Nearby Explorer App

Yesterday I discussed a handful of apps that are fully accessible using VoiceOver.  One I didn’t discuss is Nearby Explorer, which is a GPS app for people who are blind. Nearby Explorer is yet another app from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).  (If you’re unfamiliar with APH, it is a nonprofit that offers thousands […]

Here Comes the Bus App

Waiting for a school bus can cause a lot of stress and worry for parents.  If the bus is running behind schedule, you don’t want your child out there longer than necessary, right?  If it’s dark, freezing, or stormy, worries tend to heighten.  What if there was a way to tell exactly when the school […]