Tag Archives: money identifier

Technologies For Nonvisual Access To Paper Currency

By Curtis Chong Contributing Writer During recent months, more affordable and usable technologies have become available to enable a blind person to identify paper currency without having to rely upon the assistance of someone who can see.  While folding different … Continue reading

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How I crossed over to the ‘Dark Side’ (I mean iPhone)

By Curtis Chong Contributing Writer  In the summer of 2009, almost two years ago, Apple announced that its iPhone (a smart phone operated primarily through a touch screen) would be equipped with the VoiceOver program, software designed to allow the … Continue reading

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Instant currency ID with the LookTel app

By Michael Barber Contributing Writer For many years, money identification for many of us was done by folding money in many different ways for each denomination.  I fold my fives in half, my 10s get folded once lengthways, etc.  I … Continue reading

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