Daily Living

Devices and services to provide support for everyday life.
Four different screenshots of turn-by-turn directions, route creators, and points of interest finders. The app interface is high contrast, with a white, black, and yellow color scheme.

A fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS app for iOS with features unique to blind users.

Screenshot of ScreenRuler applying a reading guide over a webpage. The guide darkens the whole page except for a horizontal strip, which acts as a spotlight on the section of text the user is currently reading.

Makes reading more accessible for individuals with low vision by magnifying the screen as well as applying high-contrast color filters.

Screenshot of a software program with an illustration od a white bus against a blue background that reads "Bus Stop, Arrives: 21:51, Downtown." Beneath the illustration, a button reads "Bus Stop."

Personal skills and independent living skills software program, designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches users the meaning of various signs that can be found when navigating public transportation, workplaces, hospitals, etc. Users learn how to identify and respond to each sign.

A small camera mounted on an angled neck and connected to a platform base, with space for the user to place print materials on top of and position underneath the camera for magnifying. Next to the camera is a small TV displaying the magnified content (a family photo).

Portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be attached to most standard television monitors using the television set's video input feature.

A desktop monitor and open magazine on a desk. There is a magnifying camera on a  long gooseneck positioned over the magazine. The monitor is displaying the zoomed-in view of the magazine.

A video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision.

The word "Sintel" in bold, magenta font against a white background.

Voice-input speech recognition program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities.

A red athletic shoe with black trim.

Wearable GPS shoe add-ons that are connected to a phone app via Bluetooth to assist in guiding the user to their destination.

An elderly woman wearing a camera device over her eyes, with the device strapped around her head similar to a headlamp. She is looking at a book with the camera, and a younger woman is beside her.

Wearable video magnifier and CCTV monitor system that allows individuals with low vision to magnify content. The magnifier is battery-operated and full-color.

Screenshot of typed content with a word highlighted in yellow and a dialogue box hovering above.

Voice-output electronic book (e-book) reader app for Android that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult.

Screenshot of a $50 US dollar bill being photographed on an Android device.

Voice-output money identification Android app for people who are blind or have low vision or cognitive disabilities.