Be My Eyes – Helping blind see
By Be My Eyes
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Be the eyes for a blind person in need of help remotely through a live video connection if you are sighted or be assisted by the network of sighted users if you are blind.
Be My Eyes is all about contributing to and benefiting from small acts of kindness, so hop on board and get involved!
Blind users can request help from a sighted person and the sighted users will then be called for help. As soon as the first sighted user accepts the request for help a live audio-video connection will be set up between the two and the sighted user can tell the blind person what she sees when the blind user points his phone at something using the rear-facing camera.
As a sighted user you don't need to worry about missing a call and 'leave a blind person hanging' - you are a part of the bigger Be My Eyes helper-network and we will find the next available sighted person in the network. The challenges that the blind person needs help with can be anything from knowing the expiry date on the milk to getting help crossing the street.
Note: We encourage blind users to be patient when requesting help because we rely on real people to help you.
- Live audio-video connection between blind and sighted users
- Add the languages you know under settings
- An easy way you can make a difference for blind people
What's New in Version 1.5.3
Bug fixes and improvements.
Really great app!
I've had this app on my phone for a little over a year and never had the opportunity to help someone until today. The person on the other end needed to confirm the contents of a bottle. While talking was easy and clear, the picture quality was a little fuzzy and I had to have the person on the other end hold the bottle very still before I could read the label. Past that, great experience and I'm glad I was able to help someone. Hopefully it won't be another year before I get the opportunity again.
A great app that provides a very cool and unique experience.
- Category: Lifestyle
- Updated: Mar 27, 2017
- Version: 1.5.3
- Size: 96.9 MB
- Languages: English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese
- Seller: S/I Be My Eyes
- © S/I Be My Eyes
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.