Financial Services (105)
Money-counting app for the visually impaired
LookTel has created an iPhone app that allows for the visually impaired to know the amount of money that they are holding.
Why it matters
Technology is helping people live a more independent life. Not only is there technology that makes the iPhone accessible to the visually impaired but further applications that focus on these users and improving their day to day lives.
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