Samsung Created an App to Help Visually Impaired People Read Music While Learning to Play Guitar

Accessible tech adds some sweet notes in Brazil

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Learning to play guitar poses unique challenges for sight-impaired people. Their practice sessions are frequently interrupted as they refer to braille instruction books for the correct chord progressions. Of course, audio courses are available, but those can be pricey and difficult to navigate.

To address such issues, Samsung and Cheil developed a free guitar instruction app that verbally signals chord changes during 30 songs, allowing students to keep their fingers on the frets.

In recent years, Samsung Brazil has challenged its agencies to improve accessibility and enrich users’ lives through technology.



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