aidColors

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Description of App: 

aidColors is an application developed by Tilenus Group that allows visually impaired people to identify the color of clothing and other objects. It can also be a funny game for children.

aidColors allows you to perform easy and fast color recognition by means of the iPhone camera. It is advisable to use aidColors taking something white as the reference color for more accurate recognition in case of bad light.

Its use is intuitive, simple and totally ACCESSIBLE for the blind or visually impaired.

aidColors has been certified by the FTS, a foundation focused on enabling everyday tasks through technology to people who have disabilities.

The profits from the sale of aidColors will be donated to social purposes.

Basic Instructions:

If you are running aidColors on an iPhone 4, it will use the camera's flash. Place the camera against the object being tested before pressing the Get Color button. A picture will be taken and several beeps will be heard. Once all activity stops, flick right a couple of times to hear the color.

If you are running aidColors on an iPhone 3 G S, hold the phone approximately four inches away from the object being tested before pressing the Get Color button. This iPhone model's camera does not contain flash, so good lighting conditions are important.

Warning:

Reports from some users indicate that aidColors is not always accurate. A black sock might be read as gray and human skin might be read as orange or white. The range of available colors also seems to be limited. You might not want to rely on aidColors when preparing for an important event such as a dance or a job interview.

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

1.2

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

Accessibility Comments: 

Awesome! This app is designed to be completely accessible

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.