Would it be helpful to have someone read the expiration date on your carton of milk? Be My Eyes can assist you with that.
Created by Hans Jørgen Wiberg, a visually impaired staff member of the Danish Association for the Blind, Be My Eyes is a free app available for iPhone that allows sighted volunteers to assist visually impaired users with daily tasks using a direct video call. The Be My Eyes app was launched in January 2015 and already has 10 times the number of volunteers as visually impaired users.
To watch Hans Jørgen Wiberg’s TED Talk on Be My Eyes visit:https://youtu.be/IfeLJxCSLC0
To download the app, click on the following link: http://www.bemyeyes.org/
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