Explorers Learn to Read in the Dark with Smartphone Apps

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Explorer Shelley wants to live an active life, but is embarrassed when she is in a dimly lit club or restaurant and can't read the menu.

When light alone won't help with reading small font, some use an app on their smartphone called EyeReader which activates the camera along with the light for ease of reading. The group is rather enthusiastic about the EyeReader app, and finds similar Android apps as well, followed by vocal approval as we test drive these Apps. 

from the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco circle discussion March 14th, 2016.


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Key words: 
Eye Reader app, lighted reading aid, magnifier app