Looktel Money Reader

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Description of App: 

LookTel Money Reader instantly recognizes currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people with visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills. Simply hold a bill in front of your Mac’s camera and the application will tell you the denomination in real-time. Several currencies are supported including the US Dollar, Euro, British Pound, Canadian Dollar, and Australian Dollar.

Featuring LookTel’s patented and proprietary object recognition technology, LookTel Money Reader makes it as easy to recognize bills as possible. There’s no need to capture a photo and wait for a result – recognition happens instantly, and in real-time. Additionally, the app does not require any internet connection, which means it can read money quickly at any location, anytime.

LookTel Money Reader is a helpful assistant that’s simple and easy to use. Use the application to quickly and easily sort money with total independence.

LookTel Money Reader provides Voice Over support for several languages including English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Polish, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Japanese, Greek, Hungarian, and Mandarin.

Note: LookTel Money Reader requires an environment with plenty of light.

Disclaimer: This app should not be used to detect counterfeit currency or be solely relied upon for money identification.

Version: 

2.2

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Version Of OS X App Was Tested On: 

10.7.2

Accessibility Comments: 

NOthing to navigate on the screen, just hold the bill in front of the camera and have the bill identified.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

Found that taking the bill wright up to the camera and then moving it away slowly worked the best for identification.