Orientation and Mobility Posts

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ShapeTones App: An accessible audiovisual memory game

ShapeTones is an iOS audiovisual game that encourages spatial concepts and sonification skills.
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Moovit: Your Local Transit iOS App

Moovit, a popular transit app, is now accessible with a screen reader.
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Microsoft Demonstrates Seeing AI App

Microsoft research project about Seeing AI app that helps visually impaired users to better understand the world around them.
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Haptic Footwear for Enhancing Independent Travel from Lechal

Smart shoes? What in the world is that?
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Ride Sharing Apps: Uber and Lyft

Information and strategies on using Uber and Lyft riding sharing apps as a visually impaired rider.
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ICSee (I Can See): A free Android app for people with low vision

ICSee, an Android app, helps users with low vision to use the phone's camera to easily view text and images.
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Money Reader: iOS App

Money Reader is an app used by visually impaired and blind to identify money.
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Indoor Navigation: App Boost for Blind

Indoor navigation using beacons and BlindSquare.
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Blindfold Barnyard: iOS app

Blindfold Barnyard is a fully accessible audio iOS game that teaches cardinal directions.

Vision Test: iOS and Android Apps

iOS and Android app that tests visual acuity and more.

Earbuds/Bone Conducting Headphones for Students with Visual Impairments

Information about earbuds and bone conducting headphones for students with visual impairments.
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Indoor Navigation at the NC Museum Of Natural Sciences

Indoor navigation with beacons and BlindSquare.
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Using Third-Party GPS Apps in Conjunction with BlindSquare

Instructions on how to plan a route using BlindSquare and Apple Maps or Google Maps.
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BlindSquare Quick Tip: Changing the BlindSquare Voice

Quick tip on how and why to change the voices when using the BlindSquare app.
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NC NatSci: iOS app with interactive map

North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences Accessible App
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Cody's O&M Adventures: iBook

Two boys with multiple disabilities created this iBook about their O&M lessons.
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BlindSquare Quick Tip: Limiting the Amount of Information BlindSquare Speaks

A quick tip for limiting the amount of information BlindSquare puts out.
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Creating a Tactile Overlay

Instructions on how to create a tactile overlay for the iPad.
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Intro to BlindSquare: iOS Navigation App

Basic introduction to the BlindSquare iOS navigation app.