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  • In The Spotlight: Helen-Jacobs Grant

    By: Lucy Waterlow Source: Daily Mail A once wheelchair bound mother-of-six says she has been given a whole new life after gastric bypass surgery has transformed both her health and fitness. Helen Jacobs-Grant, 42, from Medway, Kent, weighed 23 stone before going under the knife and felt life wasn’t worth living at her heaviest. She […]


  • In The Spotlight: KeNosha Robinson

    Greetings, beautiful people! My name is KeNosha Robinson, and I am a recent Master of Divinity graduate from Oral Roberts University. Humbly, yet proudly born a woman with albinism, my life’s journey has been uniquely wonderful, yet profoundly challenging. I often marvel at the mysterious creativity of God that, on March 9, 1988 at 11:16AM, […]


  • App of the Week: LookTel Recognizer

    App of the Week: LookTel Recognizer

    LookTel Recognizer allows users with visual impairments or blindness to identify cans, packages, ID or credit cards, DVDs, and similar items. Users can store images of objects in a library or database, and then simply point the iPhone’s camera at an object and the phone will recognize and describe the item instantly. A barcode scanner […]


  • App of the Week: VoiceEye

    App of the Week: VoiceEye

    The new way to access printed information for print and visually impaired! VOICEYE is the smartphone application enabling those with print impairments to access printed information using a VOICEYE code on the printed material. Information regarding the VOICEYE code on the printed material: •VOICEYE can hold as much as two A4 pages of text on […]


  • App of the Week: Humanware Communicator

    App of the Week: Humanware Communicator

    HumanWare, in partnership with Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille (INLB) and its foundation, has designed the HumanWare Communicator, the first multilingual face-to-face conversation app for deaf-blind people. This unique app will help deaf-blind individuals communicate on an everyday basis by connecting a HumanWare Braille device (BrailleNote Apex or Brailliant) with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. […]


  • App of the Week: LookTel Money Reader

    App of the Week: LookTel Money Reader

    LookTel Money Reader instantly recognizes currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people with visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills. Simply point your iPhone’s camera at a bill and the application will tell you the denomination in real-time. Several currencies are supported including the US Dollar, Euro, British Pound, Canadian […]


  • App of the Week: TapTapSee

    App of the Week: TapTapSee

    TapTapSee is a lightweight application designed to help the visually impaired and blind community identify objects they encounter in their daily lives. Once the user takes a picture of what is in front of them, the application identifies and speaks the identification back to the user*. The application also features instant recognition on all US […]


  • App of the Week: Lumin

    App of the Week: Lumin

    Lumin is an electronic magnifying glass for your iPhone or iPod. Not only does it magnify items, it can also keep a running history of images and can save or share these images with your friends via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Locked images can be magnified 10 times, or even more with ideal lighting, […]


  • App of the Week: ZoomContacts

    App of the Week: ZoomContacts

    ZoomContacts is the perfect “Large Print” contact application for iPad and iPad Minu users who have difficulty seeing the small text on their screen. ZoomContacts uses Apple’s internal Contacts database to store and manage information but presents it using multiple font size / color combination choices. This makes it easier on the eyes for those […]


  • App of the Week: NFB NewsLine®

    App of the Week: NFB NewsLine®

    NFB-NEWSLINE® content now comes to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch! NFB-NEWSLINE® is an information source designed to keep persons who are unable to read conventional newsprint informed about current events locally, nationally, and around the world. NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile features the text of over three hundred newspapers, forty magazines, plus personalized television listings. In order […]