Tag: visually impaired

  • Cash Reader – App for recognizing currency

    NOW YOU CAN SEE HOW MUCH MONEY YOU HAVE WITHOUT ASKING YOUR NEIGHBOR’S COUSIN! Cash Reader is a commercial money reading mobile app for the blind and vision impaired that enables the user to distinguish amongst a variety of currencies. Some of the currencies that this app can currently recognize include South African Rand, Bolivian […]

  • South African Banking Accessibility Survey for blind and visually impaired persons

    If you are living in South Africa and live with a visual impairment, you are no doubt one of those who might have received terrible service from your bank.   Or, just perhaps they might have amazed you with their accessibility of their products and/or services.   You may also recall the difficulty that I’ve […]

  • Three years later: FNB and inaccessibility to blind and visually impaired customers

    The below is an email response on a mailing list where the topic of FNB seems to be quite hot at present.   There are some members who want to keep it quiet as they would like to keep it internal but, as another poster pointed out:   “We have a right to our independence […]

  • FNB bank is not accessible for blind or visually impaired persons.

    If you are blind, partially sighted, elderly or becoming older, do not open up an account with FNB.  In fact, close your accounts if you have made the mistake opening one with them as they do not care for users who are blind or partially sighted.   Even though I have provided FNB with the […]

  • A quick demo of TapTapSee on Android

    Description TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their daily lives. Simply double tap the screen to take a photo of anything, at any angle, and hear the app speak the identification back to you. (Note: Spoken identification requires Talkback to be turned on). TapTapSee helps the […]