The Free Envision App Launches on Blindshell

A testament to broadening access to our assistive technology!

March 6, 2024
parham tests the envision app on the blindshell phone . he is testing the scan text feature on a brownie recipe

We're thrilled to announce a pivotal partnership between Envision and BlindShell, introducing the Envision App's integration with the BlindShell Classic 2 (BS2) phone. This collaboration underscores our  dedication to making our assistive technology more accessible for individuals who are blind or have low vision, ensuring that cutting-edge solutions are within everyone's reach.

Listen to Envision's CTO Karthik Kannan and the BlindShell team talk about the collaboration on the Blind Abilities podcast HERE.

The Envision App: A Leap Forward in Accessibility

Since its debut in 2020, the Envision App has been a game-changer in assistive technology, leveraging smartphone cameras to provide vocal descriptions of written text, surroundings, and even finding objects and more. With unmatched OCR capabilities, the app reads text in over 60 languages transforms daily activities, offering newfound independence. It is now possible to find the free Envision App on the 'BlindShell App Catalog' after you update your software.

a closeup of the find object feature on the envision app on the blindshell phone

A Commitment to Accessibility and Innovation

Our journey doesn't end here. Both Envision and BlindShell are passionate about pushing the boundaries of what's possible, striving to ensure that our technology not only meets but exceeds the needs of our community. Through innovation, collaboration, and a shared vision, we are setting new standards in accessibility, empowering individuals who are blind or who have low vision to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

another closeup of the scan text featur on blindshell

Stay Connected for More

As we continue to develop and refine our technologies, we invite you to stay tuned for further updates. 

Find more information on the Envision App here. Our community shapes our innovation, please contact to share your feedback on this new launch.

Join us on this journey towards making the world a more accessible place for everyone.

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