Georgie, becomes first smart phone for the blind

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Georgie, becomes first smart phone for the blind

  • 2012-07-27 02:24:08
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Georgie,  becomes first smart phone for the blind
Georgie becomes the primary application for the blind to work, that makes Google's mobile operating system Android easier to visualize or management together with your voice, is obtainable to download or pre-installed on phones together with the Samsung Galaxy S3series additionally. The Developer Roger Wilson-Hinds, says that Georgie makes the interface larger and clearer to visualize for the blind or partially sighted, and permits doing additional by speaking or paying attention to the phone. the massive coloured blocksbuild Android look additional like Windows Phone, creating it easier to visualize than the tiny icons of most sensiblephones.

This new app makes it straightforward to decision pre-set phone numbers which will be altered on-line, using voice or audio commands to send texts and map out saved locations even to safe places to cross the road.

One of the special options is that the optical character recognition, that build straightforward to to scan things by phone . The camera on this, captures text that encounter when you are out and concerning, like on signs or timetables or menus, and turns it into larger and clearer text or reads it out to you. the pictures are saved so will come to them later.

The app prices £150 from Google Play, the Android app store. Uniquely, Georgie is over simply an app though -- you'll be able to even have it originated for you by shopping for a phone pre-loaded with the app from accessibility consultants Sight and Sound Technology additionally ,
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