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Lend Me Your Eyes

How apps and armchair volunteers are helping blind people solve everyday problems around the world.

A new app is helping blind people solve everyday problems by combining smartphones video technology and an army of armchair volunteers.

World Hacks investigates how it works and explores whether micro-volunteering projects like this have the potential to solve all kinds of problems in the future.

(Photo: Vicky, who is blind, using an app to help her sew)

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23 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Feb 2017 09:06GMT

Broadcasts

  • Sat 4 Feb 2017 03:06GMT
  • Sat 4 Feb 2017 09:06GMT
  • Sat 4 Feb 2017 22:06GMT
  • Sun 5 Feb 2017 09:06GMT

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