MagGlass: A Digital Beacon for the Visually Impaired to Traverse the World with Assurance

MagGlass: A Digital Beacon for the Visually Impaired to Traverse the World with Assurance

Published: 2023/10/29
Author: Stéphane Lefebvre – Contact:
Peer-Reviewed: N/A – Publication Type: Product Release / Update
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Synopsis: MagGlass is a user-friendly digital magnifying glass app with binocular-esque functionality designed for the visually impaired. My name is Stephane Lefebvre and I am a legally blind developer who has created an accessibility app tailored for individuals with vision impairments. My app, named MagGlass, serves as a digital magnifier. One setting in particular has significantly improved my independence, allowing me to cross streets without assistance as I am now able to see the walk/don’t walk signs. MagGlass is available on iOS and has been designed with a user-friendly interface, ensuring ease of use even for those new to digital accessibility tools.


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In an era where technology tirelessly endeavors to eradicate all kinds of physical and sensory hindrances, stirring tales of tenacity and creativity frequently surface. One remarkable story is that of Stéphane Lefebvre, a legally blind developer who, in spite of losing his central vision three years ago, set [...]

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