Interview

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra,  Michael Hansen and Thomas Domville talk with Hans Wiberg, creator of Be My Eyes.

Launched internationally on 15th January 2015, the Be My Eyes app allows blind iOS users to connect with sighted volunteers via live video chat to ask questions about objects or situations that they have encountered.

Hans provides some background to Be My Eyes, discusses the response to the app since its launch, and answers some of the questions which have been raised by users over the past week.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Scott and Alex sat down with John Panarese of MacForTheBlind.com, who is an Apple-certified OS X instructor. He told us all about how anyone, blind or sighted, can obtain this certification. The only limitation is that the test must be taken in person at an authorized training center; use this page to locate your nearest training center.

In this month's edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen, Thomas Domville, and Alex Hall speak with Marty Schultz of Kid Friendly Software. Schultz is the developer behind the wildly popular Blindfold series of accessible audio games, with over 25 games currently in the App Store and many more exciting titles on the way.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Lisa Salinger, Jeff Bishop and Thomas Domville talk with Winston Chen about the much anticipated version 4.0 release of Voice Dream Reader for iOS.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen, Alex Hall, and Scott Davert are joined by Matt King, Accessibility Specialist in UI Engineering at Facebook.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen and Jamie Pauls are joined by Ged Maheux from The Iconfactory, developers of the Twitterrific app for iOS.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville and Alex Hall meet with Ryan McLeod, a 2017 Apple Design Award Winner for his iOS App, Blackbox - think outside the box.

Every year at its Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC), Apple celebrates and acknowledges through its Apple Design Awards the mobile and desktop apps which raise the bar in design, technology and innovation. The award to Ryan was cited by Apple as recognition of Blackbox being "fully accessible, and offering unique and ingenious gameplay, deep iOS integration, and clever innovations".

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville interview Maurice Parker one of the developers of NetNewsWire. ‎NetNewsWire: RSS Reader on the App Store https://apps.apple.com/us/app/netnewswire-rss-reader/id1480640210 Get Wired In the News with NetNewsWire: RSS Reader for iOS https://www.applevis.com/podcast/get-wired-news-netnewswire-rss-reader-ios

Few apps have been anticipated more eagerly by iOS users than Nearby Explorer from the American Printing House for the Blind. Many are calling this app the GPS solution they have been awaiting for a long time. In this episode of The AppleVis Extra, Scott Davert and Jamie Pauls talk with APH programmer Rob Meridith about Nearby Explorer. Rob gives us a live demo of many of the app's features, and provides a glimpse into the future of the product.

In this edition of The AppleVis Extra, Jamie Pauls and Alex Hall talk with Sneaky Crab cofounder Justin Ng about the accessibility work that has gone into their award-winning game, Timecrest: The Door. Sneaky Crab received a 2016 Golden Apples award for developer of the year, and Timecrest received a Golden Apples award for best iOS game of 20

In this edition of The AppleVis Extra, Alex Hall and Scott Davert speak with the developer of lire, an RSS feed reader for iOS that includes extensive support for VoiceOver. In this interview, we learn about the history of lire, and find out what is in the latest version of the program.

In the latest edition of The AppleVis Extra, Thomas Domville and Lisa Salinger talk with Scott Wilson, developer of Weather Gods. This weather app for iOS takes a unique approach to presenting weather information, and VoiceOver accessibility is a major consideration of the app's design.

In this highly anticipated episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave and Thomas are joined by Kosta, one of the team behind the new FlickType keyboard app, and once of Fleksy. In this wide ranging and frank discussion, we discuss the history of Fleksy, what happened with that app and why, as well as looking to the future with FlickType.
For more information on FlickType, visit www.flicktype.com or contact the team on Twitter @FlickType.

In this episode of the AppleVis Extra, hosts Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple.

In this latest episode of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Nick Barbato and Lee Hobbs of AppA11y, the people behind Dice World and Huboodle.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Michael Hansen and Alex Hall interview Sal Husain, developer of Dystopia.

In this episode, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by John Sturt, the man behind such hit games as Super Tile Smash, Wordfinder, Knight Commander and Minesweeper Deluxe, with yet more fun games to come it seems.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Thomas Domville are joined by Sarah Herrlinger, Director of Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives at Apple; and Dean Hudson, Accessibility Evangelist at Apple. Topics covered in this podcast include an in-depth look at new accessibility features coming later this year in Apple software for blind and low vision users, as well as a broader look at Apple's approach to making their products accessible to as many people as possible.

In this edition of the AppleVis Extra, Dave Nason and Scott Davert interview KARTHIK KANNAN developer of Envision AI. ‎Envision AI on the App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/envision-ai/id1268632314 Envision - enabling vision for visually impaired Website: https://www.letsenvision.com/ Questions about Envision AI and/or Envision Glasses? Email at karthik@letsenvision.com or write to him from within the app.