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Four in One App for Independent Living

Seeing Assistant is an app with several modules for iOS and Android from Transition Technologies, S.A., of Warsaw, Poland. Move can be used for pedestrian navigation “anywhere in the world.” It has the features of other navigation apps, and “allows you to navigate to the desired location without having to constantly being on-line. With this feature, you do not have to worry about problems with network coverage of your provider or while being abroad, roaming charges.” Home “not only [reads] the code from the box, but also through access to the internet, provides information on the product itself. You will be able to distinguish …orange juice from apple during shopping, and you’ll not only learn the taste of yoghurt even before opening but also learn how much sugar, fruit and other ingredients” it contains. Read text with the Magnifier module using the phone’s back camera, then switch to the front camera and use it as a mirror for makeup and skin care. Light is a detector that gives information about the intensity of light nearby via modulated sound. Use it to turn lights off before going out or retiring for the night; detect flashing lights to determine battery charge level; analyze the light to learn about surroundings. Learn more here.