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Life will no more be a challenge for visually impairers with smartphones

Published on 30 January 14
Visually challenged people face problems on the daily basis even if they are having any impairment for coping. There are several equipments as well including reading glasses, Braille and even a walking stick. These all are the few things that aid the blinds and visually challenged to move on in their lives. With the amendment of the technology, there is a very common Android device; Smartphones that can assist such visually challenged people to live their lives with an ease and smoothly.

Android Smartphones assisting visually impaired:

Catch Notes:

This is the very basic note-taking app as well as it works amazingly for memo app. It might be a daunting task for some people to attempt for taking notes using the touch-screen phones, especially when the user is visually challenged. The compatibility of this app with Google’s recognition software is such that it can swiftly transcribe the natural speech in the real time. This is also great for the budding novelists and also imagines the occasional lapses at the accuracy.


In order to read the tiny prints, this app will work the best for assisting the individuals. One can also acquire the best results, by keeping their cell-phones at 4 inches of distance from the material to be read. One can also turn the flashlight to on and off mode so as to save the battery. The app will support the best of features including double tap for zoom in and zoom out, single tap to maintain focus and long press to turn lights on and off.


Fennec is basically a browser developed by Mozilla that will be released very soon. However, it is in the testing phase. In case, you feel brave, just download it and check out. Those who are a bit of tech savvy and are familiar with the process of software development can simply give the suggestions in aspect of accessibility.

Ideal Accessibility Installer:

This is an Android App Development which is amazing for installing the bunch of accessibility programs directly from the Google such as KickBack, SoundBack and TalkBack apps. The app is extremely amazing for automatically installing the apps for all the visually impaired as they provide feedbacks for each user actions. For an instance, Talkback app will also notify the users for each action performed on screen by employing the click button and swiping the screen. The user will also get the notification for every new messages which can be read out of the app.

Font Installer Root:

It is kind of challenge for the users to tackle the smartphones with the small screen. Smartphones usually have 4 inches of screen space that will be surely inconvenient for the users who have eyesight issues, especially while reading the texts. There is also a font; Font Installer Root that will enable all the users to avail over 100 of fonts so that they can read the text clearly.

The bottom line is that Android serves the amazing platform which is amazingly wonderful. Even an Android App Developer can be hired for getting these apps which can meet the requirements of the user. There is also a fact about this platform that open source allows accessibility that can be developed at a fast pace and leveraging blinds and visually challenged without charging anything.

This blog is listed under Development & Implementations and Mobility Community

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