Dou­glas Walker

Lo­ca­tion: Nashville, Ten­nessee Bio: Dou­glas Walker is legally blind and is an as­sis­tive tech spe­cial­ist at the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Vis­ually Im­paired. He's also the pro­gram di­rec­tor for iFo­cus—a brand fea­tur­ing in­struc­tional videos on iPhone

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KNFB Reader: This app takes a pic­ture of text and con­verts it into au­dio or con­nects to a Blue­tooth braille dis­play.

Nearby Ex­plorer: It is be­yond great to hear the turn-by­turn spo­ken walk­ing di­rec­tions from this app. It also points out things of in­ter­est along the way.

NFB-Newsline Mo­bile: This app gives me au­dio ac­cess to hun­dreds of the most pop­u­lar news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines at the same time as my sighted friends.

Digit-Eyes: The au­dio read­out from this app's bar­code scan­ner en­sures I'm drink­ing my bev­er­age of choice and eat­ing what I re­ally want from my pantry.

Just Press Record: This su­per sim­ple voice recorder uses iCloud to en­sure that all of my voice memos are synced across all of my Ap­ple de­vices.

Nan­tMo­bile Money Reader: This app makes it so handy to quickly scan all of my paper money. It's great to know if I'm hand­ing some­one $1or $20!

Voice Dream Reader: I use this app as my pri­mary text reader. It reads vir­tu­ally any text file for­mat, as well as books I down­load from Book­share (a read­ing ser­vice for peo­ple with print dis­abil­i­ties).

BARD Mo­bile: With BARD, I can down­load and lis­ten to thou­sands of high-qual­ity books and mag­a­zines from the Na­tional Li­brary Ser­vice for the Blind.

NOAA Weather In­ter­na­tional: No weather sur­prises for me! This app is ex­tremely ac­cu­rate and to­tally ac­ces­si­ble for the blind, fea­tur­ing de­tailed up-to-date weather in­for­ma­tion.

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