A smartphone designed for blind people has been launched. Georgie, as the device is known, has a voice-assisted touchscreen and offers a variety of apps to help complete tasks such as catching a bus, reading printed text and pinpointing location. The phone was designed by blind husband-and-wife team Roger and Margaret Wilson-Hinds. It was named after Mrs Wilson-Hinds’ first guide dog. Read the full story at the BBC.
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