Post Date: Monday, January 19, 2015
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen and Thomas Domville talk with Hans Wiberg, creator of Be My Eyes.
Launched internationally on 15th January 2015, the Be My Eyes app allows blind iOS users to connect with sighted volunteers via live video chat to ask questions about objects or situations that they have encountered.
Hans provides some background to Be My Eyes, discusses the response to the app since its launch, and answers some of the questions which have been raised by users over the past week.
Post Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Scott and Alex sat down with John Panarese of MacForTheBlind.com, who is an Apple-certified OS X instructor. He told us all about how anyone, blind or sighted, can obtain this certification. The only limitation is that the test must be taken in person at an authorized training center; use this page to locate your nearest training center.
Post Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville and Alex Hall meet with Ryan McLeod, a 2017 Apple Design Award Winner for his iOS App, Blackbox - think outside the box.
Every year at its Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC), Apple celebrates and acknowledges through its Apple Design Awards the mobile and desktop apps which raise the bar in design, technology and innovation. The award to Ryan was cited by Apple as recognition of Blackbox being "fully accessible, and offering unique and ingenious gameplay, deep iOS integration, and clever innovations".
Post Date: Friday, April 24, 2020
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville interview Maurice Parker one of the developers of NetNewsWire.
NetNewsWire: RSS Reader on the App Store
Get Wired In the News with NetNewsWire: RSS Reader for iOS
Post Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville and Scott Davert are joined by Hema Natarajan, product manager at Benetech, the parent company of Bookshare.
Bookshare is an ebook library that currently has 1,097,526 titles and is the most extensive collection of accessible ebooks in the world. It includes books for school, career, and reading pleasure, as well as titles in over 34 languages.
Post Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
In this edition of The AppleVis Extra, Jamie Pauls and Alex Hall talk with Sneaky Crab cofounder Justin Ng about the accessibility work that has gone into their award-winning game, Timecrest: The Door. Sneaky Crab received a 2016 Golden Apples award for developer of the year, and Timecrest received a Golden Apples award for best iOS game of 20
Post Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In the latest edition of The AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville and Lisa Salinger talk with Scott Wilson, developer of Weather Gods. This weather app for iOS takes a unique approach to presenting weather information, and VoiceOver accessibility is a major consideration of the app's design.
Post Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
In this highly anticipated episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave and Thomas are joined by Kosta, one of the team behind the new FlickType keyboard app, and once of Fleksy. In this wide ranging and frank discussion, we discuss the history of Fleksy, what happened with that app and why, as well as looking to the future with FlickType.
For more information on FlickType, visit www.flicktype.com or contact the team on Twitter @FlickType.
Post Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018
In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, hosts Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple.
Post Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
In this latest episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Nick Barbato and Lee Hobbs of AppA11y, the people behind Dice World and Huboodle.
Post Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen and Alex Hall interview Sal Husain, developer of Dystopia.
Post Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
In this episode, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by John Sturt, the man behind such hit games as Super Tile Smash, Wordfinder, Knight Commander and Minesweeper Deluxe, with yet more fun games to come it seems.
Post Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple; and Dean Hudson, Accessibility Evangelist at Apple. Topics covered in this podcast include an in-depth look at new accessibility features coming later this year in Apple software for blind and low vision users, as well as a broader look at Apple's approach to making their products accessible to as many people as possible.
Post Date: Friday, April 17, 2020
In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Scott Davert interview KARTHIK KANNAN developer of Envision AI.
Envision AI on the App Store:
Envision - enabling vision for visually impaired Website:
Questions about Envision AI and/or Envision Glasses? Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to him from within the app.
Post Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, host Dave Nason speaks to Michael Feir, author of Personal Power; The iOS Edition, a recently released comprehensive guide on how to get the most from iOS as a blind user.