Low Vision

iDevice Apps for Visually Impaired

This information was taken from Applevis.com.  I have not looked up the price for any of these apps.  Please let me know if you try any of these and how they work.

COLOR IDENTIFIERS

AidColors

Color ID Free

Color Identifier

Color Reader

ColorDetect

ColoredEye

ColorVisor

HueVue

Say Color

VisionHunt

 

GPS or Navigation aids

AbleRoad, rate and review accessible places.

Ariadne GPS

BlindSquare

iMove

Sendero GPS LookAround

 

Bar Code or Label Readers

AudioLabels

Digit-Eyes

LookTel Recognizer

TapTapSee

Vizwiz

MoneyReader

 

News and Radio

Earl, Use your voice to open and read newspapers

iBlink Radio

NFBNewsline

VIP Radio

 

Deaf/blind Communicators

HIMS Chat

Humanware Communicator

 

Scanning and Reading

SayText

TextDetective

VoiceEye

Money Identifier

Eyenote, identifies U.S. currency only

LookTel Money Reader

VisionHunt

Prizmo

 

Book Readers

DaisyWorm, does not support Bookshare or NeNIMAS files.

InDaisy, Supports Bookshare and Newsline

Learning Ally, must have annual subscription to Learning Ally

Pastime Audio Book Player, reads books in iTunes

Read2Go

Low Vision

Many of these are magnifiers so work best on an iPad.

Big Browser

Essentials, allows you to see your statusbar

Eyesight, for iPad

Lumin, magnifying glass

MagLighting

Optelec Magnifier, does not appear to work on iPad

Photogenda Mini, easy way to see and handle contacts

 

Input Aids

AccessNote, AFB Notetaker

Braille Sonar, allows for look-up of braille symbols

BrailleTouch, enter information in uncontracted Braille

Braillist, Braille keyboard for your phone

Fleksy, predictive text input method

 

Miscellaneous

AccessWorld, read AFB Access World

Blind Bargains, check things listed on Blindbargains.com

Light Detector, transforms light into sound

Looktel VoiceOver Tutorial, helps new users practice VoiceOver gestures

Talking Calculator or Talking Scientific Calculator

ViA, helps blind and visually impaired people find apps specially designed for them or very helpful apps.

VO Calender

VO Starter, program designed to offer training on VoiceOver features.

Voicebook VO, allows for basic facebook functionality.

 

ODDs and Ends for orientation and mobility

VIa (Visually Impaired Apps)
HOPSTOP (public transit, cabs, etc.)
MAPS (apple)
OCR Image to Text
Voice Dream
Notability
Illuminate
Dragon
FlashCard+

Baby Apps–Perkins Site

http://www.wonderbaby.org/articles/ipad-apps

 

 

 

 

 

 

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