Breaking: Feds Unveil New App to Identify U.S. Currency

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Cutting Room, Cutting U.S. Currency from the sheets, from Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views 3 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the launch of the “IDEAL Currency Identifier,” a free app to assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired to denominate U.S. currency on some mobile devices.

The app, which interacts with Google’s “Eyes-Free” applications, can be downloaded for free on more than 1,250 different wireless devices. The IDEAL Currency Identifier was developed by Apps4Android, Inc., a subsidiary of IDEAL Group that develops mobile applications. Android-based devices are produced by 48 manufacturers

You can read the Department's press release here.
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