Vision enhancements

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Challenge-Finding it harder to visually identify currency denominations

  

Solution: Microsoft Seeing AI app quickly scans currency and speaks their value. The app takes a picture of the currency and sends it to AI (Artificial Intelligence) servers to determine the value. 


How to get it: Apple IOS app store


How it works: Hold currency below iPhone camera lens 


YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZIAsEFYB9k&t=14s

Challenge-Finding it harder to verbally invoke Amazon Alexa commands

 Solution: Use the "Tap to Alexa" feature in Amazon Echo Show


How to get it: Enable the feature in Alexa Accessibility on Echo Show


How it works: Provides a one-touch menu to access features such as watching a specific video or viewing a security camera


YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuhuJpnl4Ag&t

Challenge-Finding it hard to follow a video when there are gaps with no actors speaking

Solution: Audio descriptions provided by some video services add a verbal narration when the actors are not speaking


How to get it: Currently available on some Netflix and Prime videos


How it works: A professional narrator speaks scene descriptions


YouTube video: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2ocyNFBvZQ