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The Beaney Tour APK

An accessible tour app designed for blind and partially sighted users

Version1.0.0.2 (2)
UpdatedMar 14, 2019 (1 year ago)
DeveloperSurface Impression
CategoryApps, Entertainment
IDcom.surfaceimpression.beaney
Installs100+

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge
Beaney Tour App

An accessible tour app designed for blind and partially sighted users, bringing the top 12 objects and paintings from the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge to life, using highly zoom-able pictures and audio descriptions.

SPECIAL FEATURES

- Follow a tour around 12 key items in The Beaney’s collection
- High quality zoom-able photos
- Detailed audio descriptions of the 12 main objects
- A clear and simple design to find information easily
- Visitors to the museum: choose to explore the building yourself and use the iBeacon object alerts – your device will alert you when near an object on the tour.
- Detailed spoken information about the items – relax and listen to the guide on the tour
- Spoken and written directions around the galleries
- The app works with the Accessibility settings on Apple devices, so users can set their own specific preferences.


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

‘The Beaney tour app’ is a tour around the twelve most popular items in The Beaney’s collection, and was developed as part of the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)’s ‘Sensing Culture’ project.

The app was built to be accessible for blind and partially sighted users, with accessible features including:

- High quality photos with detailed zoom
- Helpful audio descriptions of each of the twelve objects, and detailed background information about each one
- Clean and clear design, to make the app easy to navigate

The app will work with the Accessibility settings on Apple devices, so users can set their own specific preferences, e.g. voice input and output, detailed magnification, increased contrast and colour filters.

The app is 18Mb in size. It was commissioned by The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury, and developed by Surface Impression info@surfaceimpression.com in consultation with access advisor Shelley Boden shelleyboden@hotmail.com


Email: apps@surfaceimpression.com

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