Bureau of Engraving and Printing Launches EyeNote App to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired With MoneyBy McCarty, Michael; Fred's Head from APH,
Publication Date: April 25, 2011
Article features a free downloadable application (app) from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing that assists blind and visually impaired individuals in identifying US currency. EyeNote is a mobile device app designed for Apple iPhone 3G, 3Gs, and 4, and the 4th Generation iPod Touch and iPad2 platforms. It is available through the Apple iTunes App Store. EyeNote uses image recognition technology to determine a note’s denomination. The mobile device’s camera requires 51 percent of a note’s scanned image to process. In a matter of seconds, EyeNote can provide an audible or vibrating response and can denominate all Federal Reserve notes issued since 1996. Free downloads will be available whenever new US currency designs are introduced. More information is available at http://www.eyenote.gov.
Assistive Products Discussed: EYENOTE
Published by: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. (Website:http://www.aph.org/)
Link to text: http://www.fredshead.info/2011/04/bureau-of-engraving-and-printing.html