[vicsireland] Re: money identifier for the IPhone

I'm using iPhonbe 4 and have finally got LookTel to work with very strong
light - i.e., under an NCBI daylight lamp.  Maybe results will improve with
practice.

Best of luck gettin' your money back Mairead.

Robbie

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 10:09 PM, Mairead O Mahony
<maireadomahony@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hi Joan Ann,
> I tried doing what you suggested and gave it plenty of time to detect
> the notes and nothing is happening with the app.  The same thing
> happens on a friend of mines iPhone.  We are both using the 3Gs
> iPhone.  I read in the description that it works better with the
> iPhone 4 but itsaid it still works with the 3gs.  We both had plenty
> of lights on as we tried the app out under lamps and in very bright
> rooms.  I think I am just going to contact iTunes tomorrow as nobody I
> know can get the app working.
>
> Regards
> Mairead
>
>
>
> On 10/3/11, Joan Ann Brosnan <kerrygirl18@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Robbie and Mairead
> > I have had very good success using this app.  You basicly place the
> > note on the table and hold the phone about 4 inches above it with the
> > camera quite central to the note.  It takes a little practice but, I
> > find it very useful.
> >
> > Hope this helps
> > Joan Ann.
> >
> > On 10/3/11, RobbieS <robbiesin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> My experience is the same as Mairéad's after buyihng the LookTel on my
> >> iHone.
> >>
> >> The whole sceren is taken up by the camera-image which appears to be
> >> updating its image every second or two
> >>
> >> Compleely useless as is.  I too would like a refund, and am looking for
> >> information on how to get one - unless, of course, there's a way of
> making
> >> the thing work.
> >>
> >> Similarly, the app Vision-Hunt is supposed to read currencies, say
> >> colours,
> >> say what light-srouce is, light intensity etc.
> >>
> >> unlike LookTel, VisionHunt actually does something - but very badly.
>  It's
> >> light-intensity is always 'bright' - even in almost complete darkness.
> >> For
> >> light-source it says nothing at all after spending a minute 'calibrating
> >> the
> >> camera'.
> >>
> >> The Colour ID is not good.  It cost E1.99; I think I'll just put this
> one
> >> down to a bad app.
> >>
> >> Robbie
> >>
> >> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 10:53 PM, Mairead O Mahony
> >> <maireadomahony@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi Joan Ann,
> >>> I installed the Looktel money reader on to my phone and when I open up
> >>> the app nothing happens.  No options appear on the screen for taking a
> >>> picture of the money and even when I hold a note up to the camra for a
> >>> while nothing happens.  I thought the app might have crashed when I
> >>> installed it but a sighted friend installed it as well on their phone
> >>> and the same thing happened.  I think it cost around €7.99 for the app
> >>> so I will probably have to contact Itunes for a refund.  I would
> >>> appreciate it if you have any instructions for me on using the app,
> >>> maybe I am just doing something wrong.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks in advance
> >>> Mairead
> >>>
> >>> On 9/27/11, Joan Ann Brosnan <kerrygirl18@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> > Hi all
> >>> > My apologies for posting yet another IPhone app but, I am very
> >>> > impressed
> >>> > with the LookTel Money Reader which can  now identify Euro notes.
> >>> >
> >>> > Here is info about the app:
> >>> > LookTel Money Reader instantly recognizes currency and speaks the
> >>> > denomination, enabling people with visual impairments or blindness to
> >>> > quickly and easily identify and count bills. Simply point your
> iPhone's
> >>> > camera at a bill and the application will tell you the denomination
> in
> >>> > real-time.
> >>> >
> >>> > This version offers support for additional currencies: the Euro,
> >>> > British
> >>> > Pound, and Canadian and Australian dollars.
> >>> >
> >>> > Joan Ann.
> >>> >
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