AMI-tv

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Monday, March 5, 2018
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Description of App

AMI presents the first and only video app made especially for the blind and partially sighted community.

Access AMI-tv and AMI-télé original content wherever you go and on demand.

Watch AMI content for free. No subscription required. A wide selection of AMI-tv and AMI-tele content is available at your fingertips with new content added weekly.

Enjoy full AMI shows, documentaries and digital shorts from across Canada.

The apps’ fully accessible features ensure easy navigation, a convenient onboarding video, frequently asked questions and described video integrated into all of the content.

Switch language settings on your device to easily view both English and French content.

The AMI app is available for iOS and tvOS and is designed for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple TV devices.

Version

Info not available. It came out in February so I'm guessing 1.0

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

No

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

iOS Version

11.2.6

Accessibility Comments

This app was made for the blind and vision impaired.

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.

Other Comments

Cool app.

Developer's Twitter Username

@AccessibleMedia

Recommendations

1 people have recommended this app

Most recently recommended by cool cat 2 years 7 months ago

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Comments

Submitted by Tyson Ernst on Monday, March 5, 2018

Hi, This app sounds fantastic. Do you plan on having it available in the U.S. app store, and if so, when? Thanks.

Submitted by AnonyMouse on Monday, March 5, 2018

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

Just an FYI for other users. From what I have gather in reading from the web site. This was designed for Canadians only. The service is provided by Canada for their citizens only. So, getting this elsewhere would be highly unlikely but what a great app to get otherwise.

Submitted by cool cat on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Sorry. Since your asking about U.S availibility it's probaly Canada only. They have a AMI-audio aswell you can listen here http://www.ami.ca/listenlive/ obviously it's Canadian base but anybody can still get usefull info and appreciate it. Hopefully it's not GEOblocked.

Submitted by Blinken223 on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

I am afraid that it is pretty much Canada only. It actually started off as a channel on your TV provider that you could tune in and listen to various content with Described Video. I actually heard about the app at an accessibility conference I spoke at in Montreal where representatives from AMI were present speaking about the service and they mentioned the mobile app. I haven't had much time to look at it but at first glance, it seems fully accessible and is definitely an app I plan on keeping for the forseeable future.

Submitted by Blind angel 444 on Thursday, November 14, 2019

We need full access to all apps like this one. All movies, shows, specials etc... should already have it. I’m tired of the lack of support for the blind community and content. When will people listen? We matter too!!!!!

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