Brilliant 'Be My Eyes' app helps the visually impaired with everyday tasks

Brilliant 'Be My Eyes' app helps the visually impaired with everyday tasks

This amazing app brings sight to the visually imapaired in the coolest way! 

Be My Eyes
Be My Eyes

Technology has made almost anything and everything possible. Yes, some things are not so pleasant but we need to appreciate all the great possibilities it has created. 

This app, BeMyEyes.com, was started in Denmark in 2012 by Hans Jørgen Wiberg - a Danish furniture craftsman - who is visually impaired himself. It has since grown with up to 5 million volunteers. 

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The app launched on iOS and within 24 hours it had more than 10,000 users. Can you see how useful and effective this is for the visually impaired? 

Imagine going to the shops and wanting to check an expiration date or the various ingredients in a product - these are impossible tasks if you're visually impaired. 

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If you want to be a volunteer, share it with a visually impaired friend, or you're just curious about how  it works, have a look here: 

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There is honestly nothing better than having people come together and help others in this way. In 2017 it was chosen as Google Play Best Apps of 2017 in the categories; “Most Innovative”, “Best Daily Helper” and “Best Hidden Gem”. 

They also won in 2018 the Google Play Award 2018 for “Best Accessibility Award”.

People are still using it and lending their eyes to people who are most in need of it at that particular time.

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If you want to join, be part of it then simply head to BeMyEyes.com

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Main Image Courtesy: BeMyEyes

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