LookTel

Continuing in the parade of useful smartphone apps: LookTel (price TBD), uses graphic codes, image recognition, and live human support to identify and announce any object you point the camera at. It’s touted for blind folks, but we think it’s got even more applications for cognitive assistance, especially for people with aphasia and similar injuries for whom a little assistance could head off a whole lot of frustration. 

Crunchgear: LookTel, an app for the blind

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