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Accessible Mobile Apps

Apps are mobile software packages for smartphones and tablets. Accessible apps may have accessibility built in, or may be built to be compatible with screen reading or screen magnification software built into or installed on the device.

Many of these apps feature OCR (Optical Character Recognition), object recognition, GPS and route finding, and text-to-speech. By installing one of these apps on your smartphone or tablet, you always have access to it while on the go.

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There are 64 Products in the Category

Product Table

Product NameProduct DescriptionDistributor ContactImage/Multimedia Available?
AccessNoteFirst notetaker for the iOS platform designed particularly f... Image
AccessWorldFree official app of AFB’s AccessWorld®: Technology News ... Image
AFB CareerConnectFree online resource center specific to career exploration, ... Image
Airs-LAProvides free, on-demand streaming audio access through the ...
Alarmed ~ Reminders + TimersA timer and reminder app for the iPhone that is accessible w...
Amtrak Mobile AppFree Amtrak mobile app for the iPhone® and Android™ that all...
Awareness! The Headphone AppAllows users to listen to music without shutting out other n...
BARD MobileApp for National Library Service for the Blind and Physicall...
Be My Eyes - helping blind seeFree mobile app that connects blind and visually impaired in...
Blindfold RacerA fully accessible audio driving and racing game in which ga...
Blindfold SudokuFully accessible Sudoku game for both sighted and visually i...
Capti Voice NarratorText-to-speech software that can be installed on Windows XP ...
Claro MagX App that turns an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device...
Color ID FreeColor identifier that uses the phone's camera to identify co...
Diabetes Pal App that enables user to track, analyze, and share blood glu...
EvernoteApp that allows users to take notes, capture photos, create ...
FacebookFree social networking website that allows users to see what...
FitbitA companion app for all FitBit devices. This digital app rec...
Glucose Buddy - Diabetes Logbook Manager App for connecting with Glucose Buddy, a data storage utilit...
Hilton HonorsA tool for searching, booking, checking in and requesting ex...
iBookse-Book app for iOS and macOS operating systems and devices. ...
iDevices ConnectedApp that allows users to manage several devices in one conve...
IHG® - Hotel Booking, Reservations & Deals IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) App for booking and mana...
iSeeClearly Read small print using your iPhone. Features: * Zoom up ...
iYomubeApp for visually impaired users that reads aloud signs and w...
Kindle - Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & TextbooksApp that allows users to use their iPhones and iPads as a Ki...
KNFB ReaderThe KNFB Reader iOS app is tailored to the specific needs of...
Light DetectorThis app transforms any natural or artificial light source i...
List Recorder List Recorder combines making lists with an easy to use, ye...
LookTel Money ReaderMoney reader that quickly and easily identifies currency and...
LowViz Guide - Indoor Navigation For The Visually Impaired

Indoor navigation enables users to find their way a...

Marriott InternationalNow you can chat with associates and make requests for ameni...
Nearby ExplorerNearby Explorer is a full featured GPS app designed for use ...
NFB-NEWSLINE®

The NFB-NEWSLINE app allows iOS users to download content...

Nokia Health MateFree app that can be used as a standalone health and fitness...
NumbersCreated exclusively for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, Number...
OneTouch Reveal

Check your blood sugar results as easily as you check e...

PagesThis word processor helps you create reports, resumes, and d...
Prizmo - Scanning, OCR, and Speech

Prizmo is a universal photo-based scanner app that lets...

Read2GoRead2Go is an accessible ebook reader. Bookshare has an a...
Seeing Eye GPSThe Seeing Eye, the pioneer in guide dogs, and Sendero Group...
Sero (formerly iBlink Radio)App that provides access to global radio stations, podcasts ...
Songza

Working? Relaxing? At the gym? Songza plays you the rig...

Spotify - Search for any track, artist or album and listen for free....
Spotlight GatewayAn interesting variation on Spotlight Text is a new project ...
Spotlight TextSpotlight Text is an eBook reader crafted specifically for i...
Stem StumperA dynamic layered soundtrack guides Mimea the vine through 1...
Stitcher Radio for PodcastsListen to your favorite news, comedy, sports and talk radio ...
Talking Goggles - a camera with speech Talking Goggles can recognize images and speaks out what it...
Talking Scientific Calculator Designed for a wide range of users, this calculator has lar...
Talking TunerTalking Tuner is a hands-off, sound-activated, talking music...
TapTapSee - Blind and Visually Impaired CameraTapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaire...
VisionConnect™A free, accessible app for iPhones and iPads from AFB for re... Image
VisionSim The application uses the camera in the iPhone or iPad along ...
Visual Access

Visual Access is designed to help the blind and low vis...

VizWiz VizWiz lets blind users recruit remote sighted workers to h...
Voice Brief Voice Brief does what's missing in Siri, and it works on al...
Voice Dream ReaderVoice Dream Reader is an accessible reading tool. With text-...
Voice Dream Writer

Voice Dream Writer helps everyone write better: Text-to...

WeatherBug It offers some level of support with voiceover. WeatherBug ...
World FactsImprove your World Knowledge! World Facts provides valuab...
Yahoo Aviate

Yahoo Aviate automatically organizes your apps and info...

Yahoo Fantasy Football & more - Daily + Full Season Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey

This app announces Daily Fantasy on Yahoo plus full sea...

Yahoo News DigestApp that provides a summary of all the important, need-to-kn...

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