The National Federation of the Blind estimates there are nearly 7 million sight impaired people living in the US. Nearly half are 65 and older, an age group that already faces its own challenges.
But help is on the way, thanks to new app created by Danish craftsman Hans Jørgen Wiberg that seeks to make life easier for the blind by connecting them with sighted volunteers. “Be My Eyes” allows anyone with a visual impairment to ask a sighted volunteer for help with something that requires normal vision.Submitted by Ilene Kent on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 03:27
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