Students develop mobile-phone apps for people with disabilities

03/16/2010 | KOMO-TV/KOMO-AM (Seattle)

A group of computer and engineering students at the University of Washington has created five mobile-phone applications to help simplify everyday tasks for people with disabilities. An application called BrailleLearn helps children learn Braille through a virtual pet game, while another program helps people with visual or hearing impairments determine their location and find points of interest using Google Maps.

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