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Smartphone apps

20 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 December 2013

Smartphone apps expert and In Touch reporter Lee Kumutat and lutenist Matthew Wadsworth join Peter White to discuss the best and favourite apps for blind and partially-sighted users for both the iPhone and Android phones.

Lee tries one of them which takes a picture and then, using speech, describes the image.

Matt also plays his lute!

  • Edinburgh Apps Group

    The Edinburgh Visually Impaired iPhone Users' Group hold independent informal monthly meetings at the RNIB's offices in Edinburgh. 

    The group meets once a month, normally at 2 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month:
    RNIB Scotland
    12-14 Hillside Crescent 
    EH7 5EA

    Contact Alan Dudley at alan.dudley1950@btinternet.com if you are interested in joining the group.
  • Apps mentioned in the programme

    These are the Apps mentioned in the programme:
    Audio Archery
    Good Food Talks
    Magnification apps
    Santa Apps
    Tuning apps
    Whats App

    The list is far from exhaustive and forms the suggested apps mentioned in the programme. Do get in touch if there are others you regularly use and would like to suggest to In Touch, do drop us a line.



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