Apps

Mobile apps offer access to useful technology wherever you go, and this includes those designed for people with sight loss. We've highlighted some we believe can enable you to live independently.

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Microsoft Soundscape is an app that empowers you to become aware of your surroundings and help you with your mobility needs.

Be My Eyes is a free smartphone app which connects people with sight loss to sighted volunteers.
 
Headspace is a subscription-based app that allows you to practice mindfulness through daily meditations. It claims that it will teach you how to meditate.
Seeing AI is a free app that can describe the world around you, specifically for Apple iOS devices
EasyReader is a free app, available on Apple and Android devices, that gives you access to the world's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries. You can use EasyReader to access the RNIB’s Reading Services Library,