Mobile Identifier Apps

What Is?what is a Mobile Identifier App ?

Mobile  Identifier Apps are software applications for Mobile Devices such as Smart Phones and Tablets to assist visually impaired individuals in recognising objects, text, colours and currency.

Seeing AI LogoSeeing AI for iOS - Free
A free iOS app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this research project harnesses the power of AI to describe people, text and objects
Complete multiple tasks with one app

Envision AI LogoEnvision AI  for iOS & Android – Free trial.
This app offers a free 14-day trial. After that, there is no cost for up to 10 actions per month. Subscription plans start at $4.99 per mont and nranges to $199.99 for a lifetime subscription.
Developed after extensive research and discussion with vision impaired users into how artificial intelligence can be a helpful tool for processing and conveying visual information, Envision AI seeks to be much more than just an object recognition app. The result is that Envision AI takes a context-based approach to providing useful and meaningful information, such as
Process an image an extract the information the user is looking for. It can Instantly read texts from any surface accurately and quickly. It automatically detects the language of the text and reads it out in the correct dialect. This text can then be explored through VoiceOver and also exported out. It can read Hand-Written text and multiple paged documents as well as scan and identify Barcodes.
Envision does a great job of describing scenes. You can teach the app to recognise faces of your friends and family and find out what they are doing by taking a picture of them. This also works for personal objects that the app can be taught to recognise.
The scene description and text recognition work on all photos on your phone, right from the camera roll to WhatsApp images. This makes the web and social media a lot more accessible.

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Eye-D LogoEYE-D for iOS – Free
 Eye-D is here to assist the visually impaired in independent living by helping them evaluate the world around them with help of their smartphone. It will work as your companion when you travel, help you explore places, tell you about the objects in front of you and read text whenever you need.


LetSee LogoLetSee  for iOS & Android – Free.
LetSee is an appIt integrates different visual recognition and detection functions for visually impaired people. The basic operating principle for most functions is super easy: just point the camera towards the target and wait until you hear the result.


Tap Tap See LogoTapTapSee for iOS & Android – Free.
Assistive Technology for the Blind and Visually Impaired
TapTapSee is a mobile camera application designed specifically for blind and visually impaired users, powered by the CloudSight Image Recognition API. TapTapSee utilizes your device’s camera and VoiceOver functions to take a picture or video of anything and identify it out loud for you.
Double-tap the right side of the screen to take a picture or double-tap the left side of the screen to take a video. TapTapSee can accurately analyze and identify any two or three dimensional object at any angle within seconds. The device’s VoiceOver then speaks the identification aloud.

Be My Eyes logoBe My Eyes for iOS & Android - Free
For iOS & Android.
Be My Eyes is an app that connects blind and visually impaired with sighted helpers from around the world via live video
A visually impaired  person requests assistance in the Be My Eyes app. The challenge might be that help is needed with anything from knowing the expiry date on the milk to navigating new surroundings.
The volunteer helper receives a notification for help and a live video connection is established. From the live video the volunteer can help the visually impaired person by answering their question.

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BeSpecular for iOS & Android – Free.
Using the BeSpecular app, the VIP (Visually Impaired Person takes a photo of what he or she needs help with and attaches a voice message

The VIP’s photo & question are sent to our BeSpecular community of Sightlings. Those Sightlings who are available can reply to the VIP via the BeSpecular app with a voice or text message .Wwithin minutes, a VIP receives a reply and then rates out of 5 stars the helpfulness of the Sightling.



CashReader LogoCashReader for iOS & Android – Free Trial.
CashReader recognises the value of bank notes in the chosen currency. (Recently added ‘South African Rrand’).
Point your camera at the money in han and hear, see or feel its value. The banknote denomination is instantly read aloud via your device's speaker. At the same time, large contrasting characters will appear on the screen.
In silent mode, the denomination will be transformed into vibrations. This feature helps you to quickly identify and count bills even in noisy environments or when privacy is needed.
Without the Internet, Cash Reader can still be used. After you download the currency database, you don't need an internet connection for reading the paper bills, so you can now use the app at any time and anywhere.
The VoiceOver is a perfect match for Cash Reader, it works smooth and fast, adjusting to any size of text selected in your Accessibility settings.
Cash Reader is free to download. The free version limits the identification to the lowest two banknotes for each currency. Full version identifies all banknotes for the growing number of currencies.
You can purchase the Full version within the ap with a choice of one month, one year or a lifetime subscription, at a cost of R 14.99, R 99.99 or R 279.99.


Examine Clothes Colours LogoExamine Clothes Colours for iOS – Free.
This App recognises colours and patterns of clothes to assist visually impaired Individuals.
When you take a picture of clothes with this application, it speaks the colour and pattern on clothes. The colours included in clothes is expressed by up to 4 colors. The pattern is expressed by a category of 5, vertical stripes, horizontal stripes, checker, plain color and other patterns.
After starting the App, move the iPhone away from the clothes by about 40cm, and take a picture. The flash fires automatically. Select the photo and the result will be announced. Full Voice Over guidance will assist you.
Do not use this app in bright sunlight. The app  uses a special method of correcting the colour in order to correctly recognize the colour that changes by the lighting environment.

Digit-Eyes LogoDigit-Eyes * $9.99
For iOS.
Digit-Eyes is a unique iPhone app that enables people who are visually-impaired or who have problems reading to identify items using their iPhone, iPod or iPad. Digit-Eyes reads manufacturer's UPC and EAN code and tells you the product name -- and often the full description, usage instructions and ingredients -- in 10 languages. Using Digit-Eyes, inexpensive off-the-shelf office supplies and a standard inkjet or laser printer, you'll be able to record audio labels or make text labels that are read aloud by your phone.
Available from Digit _Eyes - permanent labels for your clothing that can be washed or dry-cleaned again and again.