The codes helping visually-impaired people shop
By Dougal Shaw
Business reporter, BBC News
4 days ago
media captionWATCH: How the colour codes work with your phone
A new, colourful kind of barcode technology, developed by a Spanish firm, is being adopted for the first time in food packaging in the UK.
It aims to help blind and partially-sighted people identify products in shops, and access health and safety information about food.
"I generally don’t go shopping anymore because I can’t do it without any kind of help," explains Beth Fowler, who is [...]