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Welcome to the February 2019 edition of AppleVis Unlimited, our monthly
newsletter which aims to highlight what’s new and noteworthy on the AppleVis
website. Below, you’ll find a selection of the best content posted to
AppleVis by members of the community – from new app entries, to app updates,
to the latest news and podcasts. For easier navigation, the major sections
this post are at heading level 3, and each individual item is at heading
…. New and Noteworthy App Entries
1. Clew (iOS, Free)
Clew is an AR indoor navigation app designed for visually impaired users to
help them retrace their steps in unfamiliar environments.
Current Version: 1.0.4 (February 17, 2019)
Read Clew’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit Clew’s App Store page
2. ?GoldGun (iOS, Free)
GoldGun is an audio game – no visual content – where you play the
adventures of Soren, a police officer investigating cybercriminal activity
in the deep web.
The game is presented in a cinematic like experience and it is delivered
through seven episodes, in a format similar to TV series. Each episode is
launched every two or three months. The first episode (launch date 31st
January 2019) is completely free, so everybody can play and enjoy it. The
sounds in the game are implemented using 3D-audio in order to provide an
immersive experience and playing with headphones is highly recommended. The
game mechanics include the use of the gyroscope (tilt the phone to move) and
tactile interface (swipe and tap actions to interact with objects).
The story is presented like a single-player narrative, with extensive voice
acting and no use of voice-over software. Each episode includes a series of
minigames, which grow in length and complexity as the story deepens and
progresses in the future episodes.
Current Version: 1.0 (February 1, 2019)
Read ?GoldGun’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit ?GoldGun’s App Store page
*Note:* the developer of Gold Gun has decided to discontinue further
development of the game due to some negative responses from players. More on
this decision can be found at “Future of GoldGun: Production
3. LetSeeApp (iOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
LetSee is an app for vision.
As of now, it has three functions, a money reader, a card recognizer, and
light intensity. Point your camera at the target and wait until you hear the
recognition result. The banknote recognizer feature works with US Dollars,
Euros, Chinese Yuan, Hungarian Forints and South Korean Won and we are
adding new currencies continuously. You might need some practice first. We
advise you to place the camera of your smartphone onto the object you want
to recognize and slowly start pulling it upwards. Once you reach a proper
distance the recognition result will be announced. It can also be helpful to
slightly and slowly tilt, pan, and turn your device.
Current Version: 3.4.0 (February 1, 2019)
Read LetSeeApp’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit LetSeeApp’s App Store page
4. MiniWiki (watchOS, Free With In-App Purchases)
MiniWiki is the best way to browse Wikipedia™ on your Apple Watch with
From searching across 40 million articles, to downloading article for
offline reading, MiniWiki has you covered!
MiniWiki was designed from the ground up to compliment the Apple Watch’s
unique screen size, resulting in a smooth and intutive Wikipedia experience.
Read MiniWiki’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information
Visit MiniWiki’s App Store page
5. Ready to Roll – RPG Dice (iOS, US$1.99)
Ready to Roll – RPG Dice is a blind and low vision accessible RPG dice
manager. Also suitable for sighted players.
* Designed specifically for blind and low vision players
* Easy to navigate and use
* Roll multiple dice and dice types – including d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, d20,
roll for advantage and percentile – quickly and efficiently
* Save custom rolls
* Add or subtract a modifier
* Full voice acting
* Adjustable VO speeds: Normal, Moderate, Fast and Off
* Adjustable VO types: Brief, Verbose and Individual (where each individual
dice roll is read out)
* Save VO setting preferences
* Review the results of the last three rolls
* Original dice foley: roll 3d4 + 1d6 and that’s exactly what you will hear
Read Ready to Roll – RPG Dice’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more
Visit Ready to Roll – RPG Dice’s App Store page
All recent app entries posted to AppleVis can be found at:
Apple TV http://www.applevis.com/apps/latest?type=apple_tv_app_directory