Ever wished you could talk to a large group of people at once, such as work colleagues or friends? Zello is the application that can help!
Travelling made easy. Traveline allows you to plan journeys anywhere in Great Britain, and lets you explore them in detail. More than 40 towns and cities are currently covered, and more are being added.
Have you ever been in the situation that you needed help/ sighted assistance right now and didn’t know where to turn for help? This might be a solution for you!
In the good old days, everyone, including visually impaired people, would have probably controlled their heating and hot water systems using a mechanical timer many of which were adapted or modified by RNIB, by way of adding tactile markings which could be used by blind and partially sighted people to set the on and off markers.
The easy to use app allows blind or print-disabled users to scan and read a variety of documents on their iPhone 5 or later, running iOS 7 or iOS 8.
A round-up of features from Apple iOS8 including Siri, typing prediction and auto-correction, on-screen braille input, audio ducking, and more.
Fitbit is a combination of app and products that connect to your phone via Bluetooth. The Fitbit app keeps track of how far you walk, how much exercise you take and how much you sleep. Some of the Fitbit functionality is available without buying the add-ons.
The RNIB Navigator app developed in conjunction with Sendero is a simple and accessible door to door GPS navigation app for the iPhone. In addition to being able to plan a route from your current location to any one of thousands of points of interests and millions of addresses nationwide, the app lets you explore the world around you through its look around wand function and gives you verbose information on route about junctions, road crossings and other important geographical landmarks on your route.
BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS devices now has an audio description button. This review looks at the BBCiPlayer on mobile phone browsers (not apps).
Disability Rights UK is the online home of the equality campaigning charity. Organised, staffed and managed by people with a variety of disabilities and health conditions themselves, it aims to ensure people with disabilities have ownership of their own lives, with access to an independent living lifestyle.