Accessibility Apps

Accessibility Apps

Below are a list of phone apps that provide accessibility services.

Spectrum Access

The spectrum Access app offers audio description and closed captioning with on demand programming.

Available on iPhone and Android

Download Spectrum Access for Android

Download Spectrum Access for iPhone

Seeing AI

Seeing AI is an artificial intelligence application developed by Microsoft for iOS. Seeing AI uses the device camera to identify people and objects, and then the app audibly describes those objects for people with visual impairment.

iPhone only

Download Seeing AI for iPhone


Envision is similiar to Seeing AI. The Envision App is a free smartphone app that articulates everyday visual information into speech. And, with this information comes the feeling of independence and the perception of possibilities.

Available on iPhone and Andrioid

Download Envision for Android

Download Envision for iPhone


VoiceVista is considered the "SoundScape Resurrection". ”The app utilizes cutting-edge iOS audio technology and precise location services to enable people to develop a greater awareness of their surroundings. It provides comfort in unfamiliar spaces, supporting individuals in creating mental maps and making personal route choices. VoiceVista is an essential app for the blind and low vision users’ community."

iPhone only

Download VoiceVista for iPhone

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a Danish mobile app that aims to help blind and visually impaired people to recognize objects and cope with everyday situations. An online community of sighted volunteers receive photos or videos from randomly assigned affected individuals and assist via live chat.

Available for iPhone and Android

Download Be My Eyes for Android

Download Be My Eyes for iPhone