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Accessibility app Be My Eyes connects people with visual impairments with sighted volunteers

Be My Eyes is a free app for Android and iOS that helps people with visual impairments lead more independent lives. Whenever a user needs help with a visual task, they can press a button to connect with one of over a million sighted volunteers. Help is available at any time of day, from anywhere, and for free.

Use Be My Eyes for help with a wide variety of tasks:

  • Finding lost or dropped items
  • Getting a description of a picture or artwork
  • Matching clothing colors
  • Reading labels on household products
  • And lots more!

To download the app as a user or a volunteer, visit iTunes or Android. Learn more at

Doug Schmidt
Director of Communications
The Fifth Freedom Network