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 ID Free
GPS or Navigation aids
AbleRoad, rate and review accessible places.
Sendero GPS LookAround
Bar Code or Label Readers
News and Radio
Earl, Use your voice to open and read newspapers
Scanning and Reading
Eyenote, identifies U.S. currency only
LookTel Money Reader
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
Many of these are magnifiers so work best on an iPad.
Essentials, allows you to see your statusbar
Eyesight, for iPad
Lumin, magnifying glass
Optelec Magnifier, does not appear to work on iPad
Photogenda Mini, easy way to see and handle contacts
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
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 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.)
OCR Image to Text
Baby Apps–Perkins Site