Navigation and communication
In this section
RNIB examines what GPS navigation software has assistive technology, and how apps like Blind Square and SoundScape are helpful for blind people to navigate.
Our brief guide to NaviLens for users with sight loss explains what NaviLens can do, how to install the app and how to use it at home and out and about.
An RNIB guide considering how blind and partially sighted people can access video calling like Zoom, WhatsApp and Facebook.
WhatsApp is the most widely used messaging application in the world. It’s really simple to install on your phone and it’s easy to use and free.
An RNIB guide to accessible apps, and what apps can do for blind and partially sighted users. There are also specific apps for the visually impaired you may find useful.
An RNIB introduction to the most popular social media platforms, how accessible they are for blind and partially sighted people and where to go for more help.