Apple iOs Apps For the Blind
An iOS app is an application designed to fulfill a particular purpose on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apple devices that can be downloaded for free or paid from the app store.
Supersense - AI for the Blind
Supersense is the smartest and simplest scanner app made for the blind and visually impaired users to read any text format, currency or product details from a barcode independently. With the power of AI, Supersense automatically figures out what you are trying to scan, guides you on how to point the camera, and reads the content in the right format. Its unique design minimizes the time and frustrations of scanning and reading text for a blind and visually impaired user.
DayNight App: Day time Night Time Awareness App
DayNight is designed to help the blind and visually impaired with day and night awareness by scheduling notifications at sunrise and sunset.
iOS Accessibility Resources
With built-in accessibility features, accessibility APIs, developer tools, iOS provides an extraordinary opportunity to deliver a superior mobile experience to every customer, including those with special needs. Award-winning features include VoiceOver—the revolutionary screen reader for blind and low vision users, Switch Control, playback of closed captioned or audio described video, Guided Access, Text to Speech, and more.
Prizmo Go -Instant Text Capture
Aim at text. Shoot. It's yours! Prizmo Go lets you quickly grab printed text with the camera. After text is recognized in a blink of an eye, you can interact with it in many useful ways. Or just send it to other apps.
Additionally, Prizmo Go provides rich interactions with the captured text. After shooting, text from the original picture is revealed, and swiping through it allows fast and accurate text selection directly from the image. Selected text can then be read aloud, or you can tap to browse to any printed website address, call phone numbers, trigger Mail app from an email address, or even reveal physical address in Apple Maps and initiate navigation to that place.
Prizmo Go comes with enhancements specifically built for VoiceOver, in addition to spoken guidance prior to shooting. That, combined with its text-to-speech capabilities, make it a great companion in case you need help reading printed documents.
Prizmo 5 - Scanning, OCR, and Speech
Prizmo 5 for iOS is now available with improved design and workflow, alongside brand new features!
Prizmo is a universal photo-based scanner app that lets you scan and recognize text documents, business cards, and images, and then export them as PDF/Text, vCard, or JPEG/PNG.
Prizmo is made for everyone, and is thus fully compatible with VoiceOver. It provides voice guidance to help position your iPhone when taking document pictures, and will find the text orientation automatically if it's turned left, right or upside down. Prizmo's quick capture mode provides a fast path from picture to speech synthesis for an improved workflow, and it provides a high-quality voice reader (individual voices available as in-app purchases).
iDentifi- Object Recognition for Visually Impaired
iDentifi is an app that empowers visually impaired individuals to gain more independence in daily tasks like grocery shopping, self-navigating in indoor environments, and reading. It uses artificial intelligence to enable a visually impaired user to click a photo of virtually any object or piece of text, and then speaks aloud a description of the object in an image or dictate any text in the image to the user. Furthermore, all of the app's functionality works in more than 25 languages. Finally, the app features an interface designed with visually impaired users in mind, while also giving users the option to choose from three different modes of object/text recognition as well as how fast they want the app to speak.
SuperVision+ is the only magnifying glass app on the market that offers a supreme live image stabilization capability. Highly magnified images are usually shaking. It is a problem especially for Seniors. No more image shaking with SuperVision+ magnifier.
My Vision Helper
Contrast enhancement and OCR
My Vision Helper is the number one app for visually impaired individuals who need advanced camera video magnification, color contrast enhancement, and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities. Integration with Apple’s speech recognition allows My Vision Helper to be operated almost exclusively with voice commands. Easy to understand video tutorials and reference guide can be conveniently accessed at any time within the app. All at a fraction of the price of expensive CCTVs.
Free QR Scanner: Bar Code Scanner & QR Code Reader
Super fast & safe QR scanner, bar code reader & QR code reader! Scans all QR code & barcodes! Very simple & easy to use!
Aipoly is an object and color recognizer that helps the blind, visually impaired, and color blind users understand their surroundings. Simply point your phone at the object of interest and press the large toggle button at the bottom of the screen to turn on the artificial intelligence.
Cash Reader: Bill Identifier
This App is free
Cash Reader identifies banknote denomination for the largest number of currencies. Point your camera to the money in hand and hear, see or feel its value. All banknotes supported by Cash Reader are listed below alphabetically by region.
Best. Barcode. Reader. Ever!
Scan UPC / EAN codes and hear the names of over 37 million products!
Make your own QR code labels on the Digit-Eyes website and print them on inexpensive address labels.
ColoredEye will identify the colors from your camera in real-time!
Or you have option to identify colors within a saved photo.
*Color identifier app/devices are not 100% accurate as lighting is a big factor.
Have you ever listened to light? With Light Detector, now you can!
Light Detector transforms any natural or artificial light source it encounters into sound.
VocalEyes AI - Computer Vision for the Blind
VocalEyes uses artificial intelligence to make the world more accessible for the blind and visually impaired.
VocalEyes uses proprietary computer vision algorithms to Identify Objects, Read Text, Describe Environments, Label, Logo Brands, Detect Faces, Classify Emotions, Recognize Ages, and identify currency.
TapTapSee - Blind & Visually Impaired Camera
TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their daily lives.
Speech Central: Web Text to Speech
Fully featured text to speech app. The first app ever to feature the interactive web on the go. Users can interact with web sites and RSS feeds and pick articles to be read aloud by using headphone or Bluetooth hands-free buttons. In all parts of the app functions of those audio buttons can be customized which results in high productivity and accessibility. The app is tested to be accessible with VoiceOver by legally blind users. It can be used as an assistive technology and helper for people with visual impairments and disabilities like dyslexia (dyslexia friendly font is included in the app).
Dark Sky can tell you at a glance exactly when it will rain (or snow) up to an hour in advance, so you're free to walk the dog or run out to lunch and know you'll stay dry.
You can also explore the most beautiful weather animation you've ever seen, both forward in time or back.
MBraille brings you a mobile braille keyboard.
With the free features you can type, edit and send tweets and text messages using contracted or uncontracted English braille.
A comprehensively featured calculator that has become a favorite among adults and primary schools around the world. Designed for a wide range of users, this calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator; the option to use speech for answers, button names and formulas!
Talking Scientific Calculator
A comprehensively featured calculator that has become a favorite among adults and high school students around the world.
Designed for a wide range of users, this calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator; the option to use speech for answers, buttons names and formulas!
Laundry Lens -Laundry symbols and tag reader
Laundry Lens is the perfect companion for doing the laundry. Just point your camera at a care label and you will be presented to the proper instructions on how to take care of your clothes and garments. By swiping up, you can also look up the laundry symbols manually and discover many others. Laundry Lens includes a full list of symbols, from washing to ironing, and even professional ones, so you know exactly what type of care your laundry requires.
Our simple design and layout provides you with the easiest way to find exactly what you're looking for in every restaurant. Tappy Menu eliminates the need for multiple apps of your favorite eateries and also saves the frustration of a mobile friendly restaurant website. This easy to use app gives blind and visually impaired people the freedom to read restaurant menus in a whole new way. Not only will visually impaired people be able to read the menu without sighted help, but they will never have to rely on bulky, out-dated, braille menus! Simply tap on the establishment of your choice, and scroll through the detailed menus, nutrition facts, ingredients, etc. Promote this amazing app to all your favorite eateries.
Blind Bargains: Deals, News and Resources for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Blind Bargains is your source for the latest deals and news for the blind and visually impaired. Browse the latest deals and classifieds. Listen to the latest audio podcasts. Shop for what you need with our powerful Product Search.
Be My Eyes - helping blind see
Be the eyes for a blind person in need of help remotely through a live video connection if you are sighted or be assisted by the network of sighted users if you are blind.
Be My Eyes is all about contributing to and benefiting from small acts of kindness, so hop on board and get involved!
EasyReader is a FREE accessible reading app for readers with dyslexia, low vision or blindness. Browse & download from the World's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries. Or copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader read it back to you. Experience perfectly synchronized text & audio. Or for text only titles, EasyReader can add a human sounding voice of your choice. Boost comfort or contrast - choose colours, text size and highlights to suit your visual needs.
TextGrabber + Translator
TextGrabber + Translator easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material.
Talking Goggles - a camera with speech
Talking Goggles can recognize images and speaks out what it finds.
It recognizes almost any image within seconds.
Including logos, landmarks, books, products, artwork, text and more.
Boop Light Detector
Boop is an an app to detect levels of light and interpret this information with sound. It allows its blind and visually impaired users to detect whether lights are on or off. It covers a broad range of light levels which spans from sensing daylight through open windows to checking whether the indicator light is on for a wifi router.
Is your To-Do list app full of To-Didn’ts? You meant to get them all done but you forgot to check it in time. Maybe, instead of a to-do list, you need RE.minder!
The highly anticipated KNFB Reader converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button on the iPhone.
Picture accuracy is facilitated by a Field of View Report, Automatic Page Detection, and Tilt Control.
Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.
Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers, iPhone, iPad, and the web.
With Dropbox you'll always have your important memories and work with you.
Now Word documents look better than ever on your tablet and phone.
When you edit or create documents, you can be confident they will look exactly how you want across PC, Mac, tablet and phone.
Voice Dream Writer
Voice Dream Writer helps everyone write better; Text-to-speech proofreading reduces mistakes, phonetic and meaning search help you use the right words, and an active outline helps you organize and improve the structure of your writing.
Aware Audible Wayfinding 4+
Introducing a mobile app to help visually impaired explore their surroundings independently!
The AWARE app works with Sensible Innovations Electronic Stickers, to provide indoor directions and descriptions crafted with a visually impaired focus. The AWARE app is built with large fonts and high contrast or a Braille display for those who prefer to read, and is completely audible for non-visual users. The audible function is also handy for anyone who wants to receive locations specific information without having to look or swipe a smart phone screen.
RunGo-The Best Routes to Run:
Use RunGo to take your run planning and tracking to the next level. Looking to find or create and follow a running route? Hands down, the easiest way to stay on track and enjoy your run is customized, turn-by-turn voice navigation.
Microsoft Soundscape uses 3D audio technology to enhance your awareness of what is around you, and thereby help you get around and explore your surroundings.
Soundscape will place audio cues and labels in 3D space such that they sound like they are coming from the direction of the points of interest, parks, roads and other features in your surroundings.
WayAround - Tag and Scan 4+
The EASIEST way to get TONS of accessible info! Put a WayTag NFC tag (sold separately) on clothes, meds & more. Tap your smartphone to quickly read & write info.
"Information is power, & WayAround takes it to the next level." - Neva Fairchild, American Foundation for the Blind.
Way Around offers two services: Free App.
1. Way Around - The convenient round trip service that allows you to avoid the unnecessary overhead of traditional transportation services without sacrificing quality. By connecting you with just the driver, Way Around minimizes the cost and passes the savings along to you.
2. Way Home -The reliable one way service that gets both you and your personal car home safely. With friendly, professional, and skilled driver teams of two -you can get home worry free.
Aira -greater mobility By Aira Tech Corp
Aira offers an always-on service designed to help blind and low-vision users gain greater mobility and independence. By utilizing live video, audio and data streams, Aira provides personalized assistance from trained Aira Agents, family members, or friends. These agents, backed by state-of-the art technology, serve as visual interpreters, helping our users accomplish a wide range of daily tasks and activities.
BlindWays: bus stop navigation
Navigate to outdoor bus stops easily and independently with BlindWays. Fully accessible via VoiceOver, BlindWays will help guide you to within a cane's distance of an outdoor bus stop sign using permanent landmark clues contributed by volunteers. Picking up where GPS leaves off.
BlindWays was built from the ground up with accessibility in mind and inspired by feedback from the blind community. The app was built by a team of developers and testers who are accessibility users and experts, many of whom are also visually impaired.
BlindWays navigational clues are contributed by volunteers who can easily submit them while they�re waiting for the bus or walking in the neighborhood. Those clues help BlindWays users navigate easily and independently to work, school and appointments, rather than relying on expensive ride services or favors from friends and family.
Zello Walkie Talkie 12+
Faster than texting! Zello turns your phone into a walkie talkie and works anywhere in the world as long as you are connected to the internet! Join millions of people who use Zello instead of texting and calls. You can use it one-on-one with a friend, for a live group call with your family or soccer team. The Zello app can even replace 2-way radios at work. Zello is the only place for live open group communication –Old School CB Radio style. Create a live Zello channel for your forum or customers, or enjoy conversations from across the globe.
Seeing AI App -Talking Camera
Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people text, and objects.
The Google Maps app for iPhone and iPad makes navigating your world faster and easier.
Find the best spots in town and the information you need to get there via transit Voice-guided GPS navigation for driving, biking, and walking.
BlindSquare makes you sense what's around you.
The only thing you need to do is listen.
Transit App: Real Time Bus & Subway Tracker with Offline Schedules
Find out when your ride is coming NOW.
Arrival times and directions for transit routes near you, using real-time data.
All transport options: bus, subway, bike share, Uber, car2go, and more.
Ariadne GPS is more than a simple gps app.Besides offering you the possibility to know your position and to get information about the street, the number, etc.
It also lets you explore the map of what's around you.
Seeing Eye GPS
The Seeing Eye GPS is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS iPhone app with all the normal navigation features plus features unique to blind users.
Talking Typer is an accessible typing and computer keyboard tutorial app with a keyboard game to help increase speed and accuracy in a fun environment! Learn to type or improve your skills with drills, practice lessons, keyboard explorer, and an entertaining game. It is designed for blind and visually impaired students, but can be used by sighted students too.
Voice Dream Reader
The world's most accessible reading tool.
With advanced text-to-speech and a highly configurable screen layout, it can be tailored to suit every reading style from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both.
Voice Dream Reader supports reading PDF and Word documents, DRM-free EPUB and DAISY eBooks, Web pages and more.
It's directly integrated with Bookshare, Dropbox, G-Drive, Evernote, Pocket, Instapaper, and Gutenberg.
Learn and practice contracted Braille (Unified English Braille) with Braille Tutor!
Braille Tutor provides an interactive learning experience for a sighted or blind braille learner.
It works on iPad using onscreen keys or home keys on a Bluetooth keyboard.
It is self-voiced, but also works with iOS accessibility.
Learning Ally Audio
Learning Ally, formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, is committed to making reading accessible for all who learn differently.
We provide over 75,000 audiobooks, audio textbooks, and other recorded books to help anyone who experiences difficulty in reading print material succeed.
Learning Ally Membership is required to use this app.
Rev Voice Recorder: Audio Transcription and Dictation
Organize and edit recordings on your phone.
Share via email, Dropbox, Evernote, and GDrive.
Download with iTunes sync.
The BARD Mobile app provides access to Braille and talking books directly from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD).
BARD contains nearly 50,000 books, magazines, and music scores in audio and braille formats, with new selections added daily.
NFB-NEWSLINER Mobile by National Federation of the Blind
NFB-NEWSLINER is an information source designed to keep persons who are unable to read conventional newsprint who want to be informed about current events locally, nationally, and around the world.
It features the text of over three hundred newspapers, forty magazines, plus personalized television listings.
In order to use this application, you must be a NFB-NEWSLINER subscriber with a valid identification and security code.
To learn more, view eligibility requirements for this free service, and complete an online application, please visit http://www.nfbnewsline.org or call (866) 504-7300.
Parcel - Delivery Tracking
With this application you can promptly access tracking information for 265 delivery services, including UPS, USPS, FedEx, DHL, TNT, LaserShip, Aramex, OnTrac, China Post, SingPost, vPost and many other postal services.
Category: Food & Drink
Our simple design and layout provides you with the easiest way to find exactly what you're looking for in every restaurant. Tappy Menu eliminates the need for multiple apps of your favorite eateries and also saves the frustration of a mobile friendly restaurant website.This easy to use app gives blind and visually impaired people the freedom to read restaurant menus in a whole new way. Not only will visually impaired people be able to read the menu without sighted help, but they will never have to rely on bulky, out-dated, braille menus!Simply tap on the establishment of your choice, and scroll through the detailed menus, nutrition facts, ingredients, etc. Promote this amazing app to all your favorite eateries.
ALL ACCESS: Scan logos, photos and QR codes to access menus & REVEAL A DEAL Coupons
All Access is great for everyone, and is ideal for Blind, Low-Vision, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Non-Verbal and Non-English speaking users.
Menus and other options can be read out loud, using Apple's VoiceOver or our own high quality TTS (Text-To-Speech) by turning Talking Hints ON in the app's settings.
You can 'build your order' and have it spoken out loud to the waiter staff!
All Bread Recipes
There's nothing quite like warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven home-baked bread, as these delectable recipes so comfortingly prove.
Here you'll find recipes for: Banana Bread, Biscuits and Scones, Breakfast Breads and many more!
Mango Health - Medication Manager, Drug Interactions, and Pill Reminder
Mango Health for iPhone and Apple Watch makes managing your medications fun, easy, and rewarding.
App feature highlights include: dose reminders, drug interaction info, a health history, and best of all - points and rewards, just for taking your meds!
Rewards include: gift cards from your favorite stores, donations to leading charities, and more.
King of Dragon Pass *Completely Accessible with voice over
It’s immensely replayable, thanks to over 575 interactive scenes and two objectives. Short episodes and automatic saving mean you can play even when you only have a minute or two. The built-in saga writes down the story for you. And advisors with distinctive personalities help you track your cows.
Six Ages *Completely Accessible with voice over
The spiritual successor to King of Dragon Pass, Six Ages combines interactive stories and turn-based strategy. Your small clan’s survival depends on its relations with the warring gods and their followers. Play involves actions such as improving pastures, exploration, trading with your neighbors, and raiding. You can even travel to the Otherworld to visit your gods. You also need to deal with crises ranging from marauding dinosaurs to diplomatic requests to illicit love. Your choices have a politico-economic impact, but some consequences might not be obvious for decades.
Path of Adventure *Completely Accessible with voice over
Get ready to battle monsters, crawl dungeons and hoard treasures! The miles of challenge and mystery lie before you. Will you survive the legendary Path of Adventure?
Text-based -This is a game of words and choices. Take part in a fantasy narrative and decide how you want to act. Will you explore the ancient ruins? When to use magic? And what to buy from the merchant?
Untold RPG *Completely Accessible with voice over
Untold – an immersive text-based RPG adventure, combining old school CYOA (Choose Your Own Adventure) features with modern twists.
Blind Drive *Completely Accessible with voice over
You’re blindfolded and going against traffic. Cars rushing past, angry drivers yelling at you. Cops on your tail. And you can’t see a thing. Can you do it? The entire game is experienced through your ears. Play as Donnie, trying to make a quick buck in a scientific study but quickly finding himself in over his head, cuffed to the wheel and driving blindfolded. Plus he’s late for dinner with Grandma.
In Blindfold Bowling, you can play by yourself, against a variety of computer opponents, or side-by-side with another person.
You throw the bowling ball by either flicking with one finger, or aiming with one finger and flicking, or setting the exact angle with your thumb and forefinger, and then flick.
The faster you flick, the faster you throw the ball.
An Excellent Bop-It Style Game! Test your reflexes against faster and faster challenges. Listen for the instruction and do it as fast as you can -- touch, swipe up, swipe down, swipe left, swipe right, shake, pinch, and two finger touch. A pulsing sound track keeps the game moving. How many challenges can you make it past?
With SIX fun games, chat functionality, and 100% voiceover accessibility, Huboodle sets the standard for social gaming. Advance your level by playing any one of the five games and then share (or taunt) your results with friends using the in game chat!
A Blind Legend
It’s the first-ever mobile action-adventure game without video – where ears replace eyes!Discover the original, innovative sensory experience of binaural 3D sound.HEADPHONES ARE COMPULSORY!AUDIO GAME FULLY ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLEYour eyes will be of no help.So close them, sharpen your hearing and your blade…And embark on an epic, perilous rite of passage.
Blindfold Solitaire includes Klondike 3, the typical game of solitaire where you build all four suits from ace to king in separate piles, and 28 cards are dealt into seven piles on the table, where the first pile contains 1 card, the second pile has two cards with only the top card showing, the third pile has 3 cards with only the top card showing and so on. Each time you draw from the deck, you get 3 more cards.
Feer The Game of Running Blind
Best audio game for the iPhone. This game is a must play. It is the best audio game for the iPhone. The sounds are well-made and make the gaming experience 10 times better. Running is limitless, and in addition to going up levels, the player tries to increase their high score. Each level gives three different challenges that are incredible two. The challenges allow the game player to use their brain to figure out the quickest and best way to solve them. It is entertaining enough to play over and over.
Accessible Audio Game experience full of arcade action and charm at your hands! Embark on an audiotastic journey to defend the world of Sondveiw. Master the sounds and defeat elemental imbued monster together with your mentor Saundaman.
Grab your headphones and immerse yourself in the Story Mode to uncover the mysteries behind the Distortions in 20 fully voice acted story levels. Not down for a bed time story? Challenge yourself and your listening skills in the Endless Mode to compete for the highest score and crown of the master wizard!
What happens when everyone is stuck in the same time loop, without knowing?
Alt-Frequencies is an audio mystery game, completely accessible, where you use the airwaves to open the world's eyes to the truth. Record, rewind time and broadcast snippets of radio shows to expose radio hosts, conspiracy theorists, politicians, underground activists - and a dog.
Built-in accessibility features that make the game available to a wide range of people - including blind and visually impaired players.
Solve mysteries and puzzles, explore environments and talk to characters. A short adventure game in classic point-and-click style with a small twist: The game can be played by using sound only!
TV Guide Mobile by TV Guide
Get the ultimate TV companion with TV Guide's official app!
It makes TV simple again with the best listings grid ever.
Set up alerts so you'll never miss another live airing.
Add shows to your Watchlist, view your favorite channels, share what you're watching with friends on social networks, get the latest breaking news, and photos.
Watch exclusive videos and read episode recaps. Find out what time and channel shows are on and access quick episode summaries
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