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New app to help products become more accessible for people with visual impairments – AT Today

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022

New app to help products become more accessible for people with visual impairments – AT Today

New technology is helping products to be more accessible for people with cognitive impairments through an app called NaviLens, which allows users to scan products with a unique code using the camera of their device to obtain important information about the packaging and product, such as ingredients and instructions.

The information is relayed either by audio or large clear text, in a clear manor and language native to where the phone originates, and locates where the product is with great accuracy using a sonified Augmented Reality.

NaviLens technology has the ability to scan more than 12 times further away than dense QR or barcodes, which means users do not have to be precise to use the app.

Read more at: https://attoday.co.uk/new-app-to-help-products-become-more-accessible-for-people-with-visual-impairments/

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