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  • Engineered for the visually impaired
  • Type Braille directly to create, edit, and share notes
    • Cost:  Can be downloaded and tried out for free, but for all features, $39.99   Learn More >>>>>

Text Grabber + Translator

  • For turning paper hard copy into readable PDF   
  • iPhone app that uses the phone's camera to turn text on paper into text that can
    then be read aloud on the iPhone  
  • OCR is good enough for text-to-speech


  • AccessNote is the official iOS notetaker from the American Foundation for the Blind
  • Allows blind and visually impaired users to combine efficient note taking with
    the other features and functions of the iOS devices
  • Keyboard commands customized for input with both QWERTY and refreshable braille display keyboards.

BeeLine Reader

  • Makes reading easier by using eye-guiding color gradients
  • Allows for better eye-tracking
  • Useful for all ages
  • Helpful for people with visual impairments, learning disabilities, and AD/HD
  • Can be used with any combination of background colors and text colors


  • Fleksy is a state-of-the-art text input system so powerful that sighted, visually impaired
    and blind people are able to quickly and easily type on touch screen phones and
  • Fleksy allows users to type text on the familiar keyboard layout, by tapping on
    the screen. You don't have to type perfectly accurate -Fleksy will automatically
    detect the text you meant to enter.


  • Turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, smartphone, or tablet
  • Available as an app for the iPhone, iPad and Android

LookTel Recognizer

  • Allows users with visual impairments or blindness to instantly recognize
    everyday objects.
  • Identifies any object placed in front of the device's camera and reads aloud to
    the user the name of the object it recognizes.


  • VoiceOver is a built-in screen reader available on Mac computers, iPhone and iPad.
  • Allows the device to read out loud icons, menus and Web articles making it
    easier for the blind and those with low-vision to use a computer


  • Transforms your iPhone into a magnifying glass capable of up to 4x magnification
  • By magnifying the images around you, iCanSee helps improve your ability to see
    in difficult situations, including low light.

NVDA Screen Reader

  • NonVisual Desktop Access(NVDA) is an open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • It enables blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows.
  • Has the ability to run entirely from a USB drive with no installation

Thunder Screen Reader

  • Thunder is award-winning free screenreader talking software for people with
    little or no sight.    
  • It enables blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows
  • Has the ability to run entirely from a USB drive with no installation   

DanKam: Colorblind Fix

  • Designed to help color blind people differentiate between colors they can't normally distinguish
  • Images can be taken in real-time from the device's camera and through its various modes the image can be adjusted to make hues easier to detect and differentiate.


  • Augmented reality color detection application for Windows Phone that helps recognize, tag and compare colors.
  • Use advanced filters that will compensate for a specific color deficiency (Red-Green, Blue-Yellow etc.)
  • Detect & recognize colors in your surroundings using the device's camera.

Side by Side

  • Side by Side is a multiple-window reader/browser with offline reading and note taking capabilities.
  • Turns the iPad into multiple resizable reading devices working in parallel.
  • You can browse webpages, download files, read documents, or take notes on each split screen.