Dec 18, 2020
Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!
If you or a loved one are blind or visually impaired and are shopping for a new mobile phone, check out the BlindShell Classic phone! The BlindShell Classic is a phone developed for - and by - individuals with visual impairments.
Unlike a majority of smartphones available on the market today, this one features a physical keyboard making it more user-friendly. The physical keyboard consists of large, tactile buttons. It also features a large digital display that provides visual feedback in a "large, bold, customizable font."
Another feature of the BlindShell Classic is the phone's Object Tagging application. Users are able to take pictures of objects to help distinguish between items (like canned foods) within seconds!
Other features include:
Check out BlindShell.com to learn more!
For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit EasterSealsTech.com. That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I'm Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.