Be My Eyes makes life easier for people with a visual impairment by connecting them with sighted helpers through a smartphone app. It's a free mobile app designed to bring sight to blind and visually impaired people. With the press of a button on their mobile phone, the app establishes a live-video connection between blind and visually impaired users and sighted volunteers.
For sighted people, it only takes a minute to choose the right tin from the shelf, or to check the expiration date on the milk, or find the right thing to eat in the fridge. For the visually impaired, small domestic tasks can be a big challenge. Be My Eyes is changing that!
Every day, volunteers are lending their eyes to solve challenges both big and small in the lives of the blind and visually
impaired. With over half a million users across 150 countries, Be My Eyes has grown to become the largest online community for the blind and visually impaired.
Find out more here: http://bemyeyes.com/
How are people using Be My Eyes?
There are many situations where a pair of friendly eyes can be helpful for those with visual impairment, and Be My Eyes is used to solve a wide range of daily tasks. No request is too big or too small! The following list provides examples of some of the creative ways people are using the Be My Eyes app: