Technology Resources

Android Accessibility Suite

Android

Service: General Device Accessibility

The Android Accessibility Suite is a series of apps and features designed to make Android smartphones more accessible for users. The Suite is pre-installed on most Android devices, and can be accessed and customized through the device’s Settings app.

More information can be found by visiting the Android Accessibility Suite’s Google Play page.

iPhone Accessibility Features

iOS

Service: General Device Accessibility

The iPhone Accessibility Features is a series of settings designed to make iPhone smartphones more accessible for users. These settings are pre-installed on all iPhone devices, and can be accessed and customized through the device’s Settings app.

More information can be found by visiting the iPhone User Guide.

Seeing AI

iOS

Service: Narration

Seeing AI is an app designed to help blind and low vision individuals by using the iPhone camera to narrate text, currency, and more. Seeing AI can also narrate the screen of apps such as Twitter, Mail, and Photos. Seeing AI is available for free on the iOS Store.

More information can be found by visiting the Seeing AI App Store page.

Cash Reader: bill Identifier

Android, iOS

Service: Currency Reading

Cash Reader is an app designed to help blind and visually impaired individuals recognize the denomination of the currency that they are using. Cash Reader recognizes numerous national currencies, and is available for free on both the App Store and the Google Play Store.

WayAround

Android, iOS

Service: Item Tagging

WayAround is an app that is used to provide information about whatever everyday objects and items that a blind or low vision individual needs to use throughout their day. By using NFC tags and a “tag-and-scan” system, WayAround is able to quickly make any space accessible to those in need. The app is free on both the App Store and the Google Play Store, and NFC tags can be purchased from the WayAround online store.

More information can be found by visiting the WayAround Website.

CLARO MAGX

Android, iOS

SERVICE: VISUAL MAGINIFIER

CLARO MAGX turns an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device into a powerful high-definition visual magnifier by making small items on the screen bigger. Makes small text in books and newspapers readable. Offers a wide range of magnification, high-contrast and color viewing options to make text easier on the eyes.

Envision AI

Android, iOS

SERVICE: VISUAL Assistance

ENVISION AI Visual assistance app that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to recognize text and other types of visual information, including colors, products, people, and more.

sullivan +

Android, iOS

SERVICE: VISUAL Assistance

SULLIVAN +is an app that has text recognition, face recognition, image description, color identification, light brightness detection, and a magnifier. .

Magnify

Android

Service: Magnification

Magnify is an app that is uses an Android device’s camera and flashlight to magnify text and images. The app can also be used in areas with low lighting.

More information can be found by visiting the Magnify Google Play Store page.

PrizMo Go

iOS

Service: Alt Text and Narration

Prizmo Go is an app that is able to capture, export, and narrate text taken from photo images. Additionally, Prizmo Go can recognize English handwriting and curved text, and it provides real-time text highlighting while in camera view. Prizmo Go also comes with a range of accessibility options that can be used in conjunction with the iPhone’s native Accessibility Features.

More information can be found by visiting the Prizmo Go App Store page.

Voice Dream Reader

iOS

Service: Text-to-Speech

Voice Dream Reader is an app that provides text-to-speech on PDFs, documents, e-books, and scanned files. Multiple languages are available, and the app can be used in conjunction with the iPhone’s native Accessibility Features.

More information can be found by visiting the Voice Dream Reader App Store Page.

Braille Tutor

iOS

Service: Braille Education

Braille Tutor is an app that teaches users how to read and use braille. Braille Tutor comes with text-to-speech and audio cues to support users, and can be paired with a Bluetooth keyboard to provide sensory feedback.

More information can be found by visiting the Braille Tutor App Store Page.

Brailliac: Braille Tutor

Android

Service: Braille Education

Brailliac: Braille Tutor is an app that teaches users how to read and use braille. Brailliac comes with with different modes, languages, and customization options to create a tailored learning experience.

More information can be found by visiting the Brailliac: Braille Tutor Google Play Store Page.

Be My Eyes

Android, iOS

Service: Vision Assistance

Be My Eyes is an app that connects blind and low vision individuals with sighted volunteers to provide guided assistance with everyday tasks. Assistance is available 24/7, and over 185 languages are supported. Be My Eyes is available for free on both the App Store and the Google Play Store.

AppleVis

Various Apple Products

Service: Online Resources for Apple Products

AppleVis is an online resource guide that provides information on apps and services that are available on Apple products. AppleVis is community-driven, meaning that blind and low vision individuals are able to help each other get the tools and help that they need when using their Apple and iOS devices.

More information can be found by visiting the AppleVis Website.

RAZ Mobility

Android, iOS, Other

Service: Low Vision Tech Products

RAZ Mobility is an service organization that works with other technology businesses to provide accessible tech options to individuals with all forms of disabilities or dependencies. This includes creating apps and programs for both Android and iOS devices, providing access to customized devices with affordable purchase plans, and hosting resources on their website to address more specific needs.

More information can be found by visiting the RAZ Mobility Website.

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