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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Aug 27, 2021

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're looking for an app to help scan text, currency, barcodes, and even your surroundings, check out Supersense.  According to its website, Supersense is the “smartest and simplest scanner application” available for individuals with visual impairments.

Supersense utilizes a unique artificial intelligence technology and a “super user-friendly interface” to make it as accessible as possible for users with visual impairments.  By utilizing AI, the app "automatically figures out what you are trying to scan, guides you on how to point the camera, and reads the content in the right format."

Other features include:

Smart Scanner feature allows the app to quickly detect a piece of text, a document, currency, or a barcode
Smart Guidance feature guides users on how to point the camera and finds the best angles for the most accurate results
Object Explorer and Find feature scans the user's physical environment and tells them about the objects surrounding them
And so much more!
Check it out on the App Store or Google Play to learn more!

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I want to take a moment to thank InTRAC the Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation for sponsoring our transcript today.  You can find out more about InTRAC at

That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I'm Tracy Castillo for the lovely Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.