Airs-LA

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Description of App: 

The Airs-LA app was developed to provide blind, low-vision and print-impaired people with a free, on-demand source of streaming audio through their iPhone, iPod or iPad. Visually impaired people are in constant need of current information that they are unable to obtain through conventional sources such as news papers, magazines and books. AIRS-LA (the Audio Internet Reading Service of Los Angeles) provides the information and entertainment reading services that this underserved audience needs - at no cost to them.Users can easily navigate through the Airs-LA app using Voice Over functionality. Search top 5 podcasts, search podcasts by category, create a personal 'favorites' list and listen to high quality, free, streaming audio files through our easy-to-use, large-format audio player interface.We are a non-profit organization that depends on support from users like you to cover our costs and allow us to bring this valuable service to this under served community. Please consider making a donation through our the app! We hope you enjoy!

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

1.2

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone
iPad

Accessibility Comments: 

The only issue I have discovered is that there are frequent pop ups that alert you to when the app is loading a podcast and these get redundant. Otherwise, it works well.

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.