Volunteers can lend their eyes to the blind via video chat app

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Smartphones enable users to share what they see and hear around them anytime, at the touch of a button. While this connectivity can often seem like a bit of an indulgence, for blind users it could help them solve some of life's everyday challenges, with the help of an app called Be My Eyes. Similar to MySmartEye which we have previously reported on, Be My Eyes enables sighted volunteers around the world provide help to blind people in need of assistance. The key difference is that Be My Eyes goes beyond picture based assistance and actually offers live video chat…

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