Be My Eyes app for iOS helps blind people [video]




Pull the blind people of the four walls, giving them freedom to move, to help in a difficult situation. The creators of apps for the iPhone have found a way and a helping hand to those who need it most. Smartphone in hand and a mobile application. This simple scheme allows the blind to go out to the store to visit, or just stroll through an unfamiliar city.


When you first install the mobile application Be My Eyes asked to indicate whether or not a sighted person to understand whether the party is going to ask for service assistance or unwilling to provide it. If a user is logged as a volunteer, then at the right moments blind person can turn to him for help.

Request may be any: read the expiration date on the box of milk, to recognize road sign in an unknown area of ​​the city, and give driving directions. The connection is made through a video call. Blind or visually impaired user sends the iPhone’s camera that you want to read, and the user on the other side describes what he sees.

At the moment, the service Be My Eyes registered more than 8,300 volunteers who help thousands of daily need.

The application developer is the Dane Hans Jorgen Wiberg. Start the service he helped studio Robocat. At the moment the application is available only for iPhone and iPad operating system is not lower than iOS 7.0.

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