VelaSense is an accessibility platform for visually impaired users, elders and others with accessibility issues.
This platform has been developed through direct user feedback with Android-based smartphones and a functional emphasis on applications geared to the visually impaired.
Offered by Visus Technology, VelaSense incorporates new computer vision applications along with life management tools. It is now available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers and will operate on any Android phone with an operating system that is version 4.3 or higher.
According to the company, VelaSense provides improved ease-of-use, better efficiency and increased task execution speed while performing common smartphone functions such as voice calls, text messages, emailing and contacts management.
With VelaSense, a visually-impaired person will be able to identify colors to pick out clothes, determine the denomination of the money in their hand, and read the label of a product at a grocery store.
VelaSense is available only to Verizon Wireless customers and can be found in the Google Play Store under VelaSense.
Visus Technology develops solutions to improve the quality of life for the elderly as well as people with a wide range of vision impairment. Its first product, VelaSense is a comprehensive platform for visually impaired users, elders and others with accessibility issues.