Smartphones and voice-activated technology have been a huge blessing for the visually-impaired.
They make it much easier for visually-impaired people to access information while making day-to-day activities a lot more convenient.
Before smartphones, they would have to carry multiple items such as GPS devices, voice-activated note takers, and bar scanners.
Now, a new app called Be My Eyes is making life a lot easier for visually-impaired people by connecting them to people with sight via Facetime. It also gives sighted volunteers the opportunity to give back.
Be My Eyes was created by Hans Jorgen Wiberg, a visually-impaired man, in 2015. Visually-impaired people would often use Facetime to ask friends and family members for help.