TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their daily lives. Simply double tap the screen to take a photo of anything, at any angle, and hear the app speak the identification back to you.
(Note: Spoken identification requires Talkback to be turned on).
TapTapSee helps the blind and visually impaired become more independent in their day-to-day activities.
The Samsung Galaxy Y Pro, also known as the Samsung Galaxy Txt, sports a rather impressive set of features for an entry-level Android phone.
With the fimiliar candy bar design, powered by an 832MHz CPU and weighing in at a mere 108 grams, this phone might not look like an interesting or colourful device but, for those with visual impairment and looking for a speaking phone, this phone is certainly a viable option.
In this podcast, I’ll introduce you to the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro and let you here the responsiveness of the speech.
Oh, did I mention that it has a qwerty keyboard? Though not as nice as the Keyboard on some higher-end devices, it is still a nice keyboard. There are dots on the F and the J and even two customizable hardware keys that can come in quite handy.
Before we jump into the phone specifications, I would just like to thank Samsung Mobility South Africa for loaning us a demonstration model of the Galaxy Y Pro.
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510 Physical Specifications
Weight 108 grams
Form factor Candy bar with full QWERTY keyboard
Screen Type TFT
Screen Resolution 320×240
Screen Features QWERTY keyboard
Screen Size 2.60 inches (6.60cm)
Phone Memory 150MB
Expansion Slot microSD up to 32GB
Connectivity GPS with A-GPS support
HSDPA @ 7.2 Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP
Other Features Stereo FM radio with RDS
3.5mm Audio jack
Java MIDP emulator
ThinkFree document viewer/editor
Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
Adobe Flash support
Predictive text input
Standard battery: Li-Ion 1200mAh
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro B5510 Operational Specifications
CPU 832MHz CPU
Operating System Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread)
At the time of this entry, VirginMobile has this phone available on a very reasonable 24 month contract package.
Here’s what you get:
R100 airtime p/m
Plus 1000 FREE SMSs
And then the Samsung Galaxy Y Pro.
This is available on the Classic Phone Contract 100. And before I forget, According to them, you will pay a R20 towards the Mandatory Itemised Billing.