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Friday, May 5, 2017

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a FREE mobile app that connects blind and visually impaired individuals to sighted helpers from all over the world through a live video call.

Use for:
Finding lost items
Describing pictures, paintings or other artwork.
Matching or explaining colors
Reading labels on household products
Reading on computer screens if websites are inaccessible or screen readers are not available
Shopping in supermarkets and stores
Identifying the expiration date on perishable food packages
Familiarizing yourself with new locations
Distinguishing between products (Canned foods, shampoos, and soaps, spices etc.)
Determining if lights are turned on or off
Finding out when public transportation (busses, trains, etc.) are departing or arriving
Resolving electrical or technical issues