Best Apps For Differently-Abled People

Smartphones and apps are best friends of tech-savvy people and these apps are making life at ease in all ways for everyone. New Apps are launched in the market every day for various purposes. In fact there are apps for people who are differently- abled. Here is list of apps that can make life easy for people with sensory deficiencies.

HearYouNow

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Hear You Now is a personal sound amplifier that helps the user in selecting specific person’s voice in a crowd. The user can also decide to converse with a person close or in a faraway place by just activating the app. It is available on iOS for free.

P3 Mobile

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P3 Mobile launched an app which allows the user to make video calls, wherein he can sign his messages that later can be recorded by live operators and relay them to the receiver. The app is available free in iOS and Android based devices.

Dragon Dictation

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Dragon Dictation is a voice recognition app that lets the user to deliver commands in voice, and read emails and texts on the screen. This company also makes the applications for computers and mobile phones, which is available in iOS for free.

Be My Eyes

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Be My Eyes permits visually impaired people to interact with volunteers from around the world via video chat. The person can ask simple questions to the other end person who can answer him by looking through the video, and it is available for free for iOS users.

BigBrowser

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Big browser enlarges the phones on-screen keyboard and the content in web. This app is developed by Braille institute for people with low- vision and it is available free for all iPad users.

Stepping Stones

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Stepping stones app offers visual help in the form of pictures, which prompts the users to do their daily chores and tasks. This app is available for iOS at nominal price.

Ivona

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It is a text to speech app featuring a variety of natural voices that can read everything from emails to eBooks and is available in 13 languages for free to all Android users.

Dexteria

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Dexteria app teaches a child who finds it hard to understand stuff by giving them exercises to build strength and control. Parents can also keep a check on the kid’s improvement through this app and it is available for iOS and Android users.

Avaz

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Avaz assists children with autism by giving therapy in home and classroom for both children and their parents. The app works well by recommending picture based communication system and natural voices in different languages.

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by techtalks @TechTalks September 8, 2015 11:32 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

Ishwar Maradi