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Disability Services: Apps for iPad or iPhone

Disability services and equipment available in the University Library as well as around campus.

Brief List of Interesting Apps

Voice brief reads your important daily updates (schedules, stock prices, weather forecasts, e-mails, RSS feeds, and social networks like Twitter and Facebook) aloud to you as you go about your daily business. ($2.99)

List Recorder lets you quickly jot down and organize information as text, audio or both. Or you can use the app "eyes free" with its special is its ability to use custom motions and gestures. ($0.99)

HeyTell®  is a voice messenger available through itunes and adroid market  that allows you to instantly talk with friends and family. (Free)

VizWiz is an iPhone app that allows blind users to receive quick answers to questions about their surroundings. (Free)

Evernote makes all of your notes, web clips, files and images available on every device and computer you use. (Free)

Yellow Pages makes finding what you want with ease with this mobile search app that features free turn-by-turn voice GPS Navigation. (Free)

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. (Free)

Talking Scientific Calculator and fraction calculator speaks answers, button names and formulas aloud with its built in voice, or with custom voices recorded. ($5.49)

AutoRingtone is a program that will translate text to speech for a unique talking caller ID. ($0.99)

Stitcher Radio is an on-demand internet radio service that focuses on news and information. (Free)

Great Apps

Watch a quick video demonstrations of two (2) of the apps from our Interesting Apps List. To see a full listing of available applications (apps) of interest to individuals with disabilities follow this link to http://appadvice.com/applists/show/apps-for-the-visually-impaired .

 

EyeNote (Free)

EyeNote is a free mobile device application to identify denominations of Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. paper currency) as an aid for the blind or visually impaired.

 

oMoby (Free)

oMoby is a visual search application. Just snap a photo of a product or scan a barcode to access shopping information. No typing necessary!

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