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              • A Sign Language App, Dictionary and Learning Tool

                The FingerTalk app for the first time digitized South African sign language dictionary and made it available for free. The app is designed as a self-learning tool and enables users to share SASL signs via social media and the messenger service WhatsApp. Until mid-2018, more than 4,000 users have downloaded the app.
                Wigital, FingerTalk, South Africa

              • Person with disability accessibly the Big Red Button App on the tablet.

                Using Technology to Increase Autonomy

                In case of an emergency users can hit the "Big Red Button" app on their Jeenee mobile phone, which puts them in direct contact with the CCA's help centre – staffed by people knowledgeable and trained in disability issues. In 2018, Jeenee Mobile had tens of thousands of customers both with and without disabilities throughout Australia.
                Community Connections Australia & Jeenee Mobile, “Big Red Button” App, Australia

              • A person with a tablet computer is explaining the RehApp to another person to his right. A group of six women sit on chairs in a circle. On a makeshift coffee table is a platter with a cake

                App with hands-on information on rehabilitation to fieldworkers in low-income countries

                RehApp is a free app that supports fieldworkers in low-income countries to provide effective rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. The app provides specialist information and options for interventions developed by more than 70 disability experts. In 2020 there were 200 users.
                Enablement B.V., RehApp, Netherlands

              • This picture shows someone's hands holding a smartphone on which an app is identifying the banknote held in front of the camera.

                Mobile app that identifies banknotes from more than 100 currencies

                Cash Reader, developed by the start-up company Hayaku from the Czech Republic, is an app for smartphones that identifies banknote values for almost every currency globally. Users point their smartphone’s camera at the banknote and the app informs them of the value, either using speech or vibration patterns.
                Hayaku s.r.o., Cash Reader, Czech Republic

              • An app for orientation in open and closed spaces

                Installed on a smart phone, Step-Ear enables users to find their way in public surroundings using Audio-signs and pre-placed Beacons. Users can call for help in an emergency and they can communicate with public transport personnel. As of 2018, Step-Hear has placed more than 3,500 Audio signs throughout Israel.
                Step-Hear, Israel

              • Accessibility app for live shows

                GalaPro provides synchronized accessibility and translation services for any live show or movie. Users can choose from subtitles, closed captioning, dubbing, audio description, and amplification as well as access information and buy tickets online. GalaPro can be used throughout the world on any mobile device.
                Gala Prompter, GalaPro App, Israel

              • Restaurant menu reading app for persons with visual impairment

                MenuSpeak recognizes a user’s location through iBeacons and automatically shows the menu in any of more than 45 languages. It can even read the menu out loud, if desired. The user places selected items in a virtual shopping cart which are translated back to the service personnel.By 2017 the app was used by more than 25 hospitality companies in Austria ans Jamaica.
                Mopius Mobile GmbH, MenuSpeak, Austria

              • A young woman sitting in her electric wheelchair looks at the "Accessbile Zagreb service" app on her smartphone. She is waiting in front of a Zebra crossing in a residential area.

                A city collecting all the information about its accessibility for a smartphone app

                Accessible Zagreb is a web/app service of the City of Zagreb, Croatia, that provides detailed information about accessibility and the respective accessibility features of public facilities and streets, as well as real-time information about public transport. Accessible Zagreb is available in Croatian, English, and German.
                City of Zagreb, Office for Social Protection and Persons With Disabilties, Accessible Zagreb online service, Croatia

              • A man wearing a mask on the far left of the picture is talking to a sign language interpreter on his mobile phone app while a security guard is standing in the backgound before a white and blue chessboard patterned wall.

                A city offering a free 24-hour video-sign language translation service for all public services

                Central de Intermediação em Libras (CIL) is a free service for the hearing impaired, offered by the city administration of São Paulo. Via an app, users can communicate with municipal civil servants and emergency services personnel in Brazilian sign language for free and also without affecting their data download limit.
                São Paulo Municipal Secretariat for People with Disabilities, Central de Intermediação em Libras (CIL) App, Brazil

              • A man sits in a wheel chair, while women are supporting children on round objects and holding colorful stripes during the therapy session at the early intervention centre.

                App-based family centred early intervention therapy in rural communities

                Amar Seva Snagam (ASSA) runs an Early Intervention Centre. To make its services also available in more distant regions, ASSA has developed a training program for community rehabilitation workers, including an app for ongoing support. Besides connectivity, the app serves to track the progress of the therapy.
                Amar Seva Sangam, Training of Community Rehabilitation Workers, India