iBeacon in Accessibility, iBeacon Technology, Uncategorized

Helping those with visual impairments — Apple provides iOS technologies to help the visually impaired navigate their devices and the world around them including text-to-speech capabilities, dictation technology built into Siri, and support for Bluetooth Braille displays. iBeacon setups could tap into these technologies to provide specific information about a space or venue useful to the visually impaired.

While reading an article about the “10 things iBeacon could transform that have nothing to do with retail.” I felt that this quote was pertinent to show the brief synopsis on how it could help those with visual impairments. It was also comical because it was the shortest blurb on the 10 things list even though it could have the largest personal impact on an individuals life who is blind or has sight impairments. 

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