Microsoft color Binoculars app for the color blind

Microsoft has made a big push with its apps on all operating systems over the last year or so, and it looks like that’s only set to continue — in fact, it has just released an app to the Apple App Store that might not be very wide-reaching in terms of how many people use it, but it should be very useful for those who do.

The app is called Color Binoculars, and it essentially changes the colors of the phone’s display to make them more distinguishable for people with color blindness. You simply have to take a photo with the camera — for example of a bouquet of flowers — and the app will simply apply a filter to make colors easier to distinguish.

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