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News, Updates, and Stories from the WayAround Team

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Creative Ways Our Customers Have Used WayAround Technology

August 07, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

WayAround is a blind-friendly smart assistant providing valuable information to individuals around the world.

One of the great things about WayAround is its customizability. Our smart WayTags can...

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How To Tag Essential Oils with Accessible Audio Descriptions

July 19, 2018 | BY Colleen Connor

I jumped on the essential oil bandwagon a couple of years ago. While I love the remedies that have been around for thousands of years, it’s been really hard to tell which is which since all of the...

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Use WayAround to Organize Your Personal Care Items

May 03, 2018 | BY Victoria Leger

When you're groggy in the morning or before bedtime, it's easy to accidentally grab the wrong product from your medicine cabinet. We've probably all done it from time to time. That moment when you...

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Meet our Interns, Victoria and Olivia

March 05, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

Victoria and Olivia Leger are rather remarkable. They are marketers, actors, photographers, video producers, and writers. Olivia (on the right in the photo above) participates in banking and...

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Get the Latest Updates to the WayAround App

January 31, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

The new version of the WayAround app, version 1.0.3, is now available in the App Store. This update makes several enhancements, including updates to passwords, VoiceOver, and instructional text.

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Blind Grandfather Plays Santa Using New Technology from WayAround

December 20, 2017 | BY Jessica Hipp

Before he lost his vision, WayAround cofounder Armand Fisher passed out gifts to his grandkids on Christmas morning. Or other times, he would read the gift tag aloud so the grandkids could deliver...

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Three Ways to Get Started with WayAround

October 30, 2017 | BY Jessica Hipp

There are lots and lots of ways you can use WayAround to make life with vision loss a little simpler, but sometimes the hardest part is deciding where to begin. Don't worry—we've put together some...

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Low-vision kitchen tips

October 10, 2017 | BY Colleen Connor

I’m Colleen Connor, and I have Cone Rod Dystrophy. At about age 14 I began to lose my vision, and it has continued to get worse since then. Like many people with visual impairments, I use many...

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Coming Soon: Better Information for People with Vision Disorders

September 22, 2017 | BY Darwin Belt

Hello, Darwin here to share some significant and exciting updates about WayAround.

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How NFC Provides Better Information, Faster

August 31, 2017 | BY Jessica Hipp

When we mention NFC, the technology that powers WayAround, we’ve gotten more than a few raised eyebrows. Lots of people have heard of Bluetooth, QR Codes, and even RFID, but surprisingly few...

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