New Delhi: A new mobile app, named ‘Mobile Aided Note Identifier’ is launched here in New Delhi today. This app is specially designed for visually challenged people to identify denomination of currencies easily.
MANI is a free application and can be downloaded from iOS App Store or Android Play Store. “After installation, the mobile application does not require internet and works in offline mode. It has the ability to navigate the mobile application via voice controls for accessing the application features wherever the underlying device and operating system combination supports voice-enabled controls.” the official statement describes.
“Indian banknotes contain several features,which enable the visually impaired (colour blind, partially sighted and blind people) to identify them, viz., intaglio printing and tactile mark,variable banknote size, large numerals, variable colour, monochromatic hues and patterns.”, official statement said.
The app can identify the denominations of Mahatma Gandhi series notes and has the ability of identifying denominations through audio notification and non-sonic mode.