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The latest news and updates from Be My Eyes in one place.

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September 25, 2023

Announcing ‘Be My AI,’ Soon Available for Hundreds of Thousands of Be My Eyes Users

Be My Eyes’ AI assistant, powered by GPT-4, is rolling out to hundreds of thousands of iOS and Android users over the next several weeks.
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September 18, 2023

Image to Text AI and Blurred Faces: What’s Going On?

An important update from Be My Eyes about our new image to text AI features and facial description
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September 4, 2023

Be My Eyes is Updating our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

New Terms Include Be My AI and Accessible CX
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September 1, 2023

Be My Eyes and the LEGO Group partner to bring inclusive play experiences to blind and low vision Lego fans

People who are blind or have low vision can now reach out to a LEGO representative to get real time video assistance with LEGO® products and services.
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August 7, 2023

Introducing: Be My AI

Be My Eyes’ Virtual Volunteer, powered by GPT-4, gets a new name and will soon be open to beta testing by hundreds of iOS users worldwide
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July 23, 2023

Belong pioneers inclusive ways to assist blind and low vision customers with Be My Eyes

People who are blind or have low vision can now reach out to a Belong representative to get real time video assistance with Belong products and services.
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May 23, 2023

Be My Eyes celebrates 500,000 people who are blind or have low vision joining the community!

Over 500,000 blind and low-vision people have now signed up to get visual assistance through Be My Eyes.
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May 18, 2023

How to get Involved on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an opportunity to raise awareness about digital inclusion and accessibility. Here’s how you can get involved.
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May 17, 2023

Sky Ireland officially joins Be My Eyes Specialized Help

Our community in Ireland can now reach out to a Sky Ireland representative to get real time video assistance with Sky Ireland products and services.
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May 2, 2023

Four Leading Brands and The National Federation of the Blind Join Be My Eyes’ Be My AI Corporate Beta Test

We’re excited to announce that Hilton, Microsoft, P&G, Sony, and The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) have joined our Be My AI beta test.
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May 1, 2023

Sony

Sony partners with Be My Eyes and joins Be My AI Beta Test to further improve accessibility of its products.
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April 4, 2023

Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble joins the Be My AI beta to further improve accessibility of its products.
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April 4, 2023

Hilton

Hilton participates in Be My AI beta test.
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April 4, 2023

NFB

NFB officially joins Be My Eyes’ Be My AI Beta to further expand its offering for the blind and low-vision community.
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April 4, 2023

Microsoft

Microsoft joins Be My Eyes' Be My AI beta to take accessibility of its products to the next level.
June 27, 2024

Calculating the Impact of Accessibility

Discover how accessibility can boost your business's reputation, customer satisfaction, and revenue. Download our free ebook to learn the key metrics and strategies for calculating the return on investment from accessible solutions.
June 25, 2024

How Stuart and Jackie use Be My Eyes to receive Accessible Visual Assistance from Sky

Discover the story of Stuart and Jackie, two Be My Eyes users who have contacted Sky on Service Directory to receive specialized assistance for a wide range of tasks
June 11, 2024

How Accessibility Enhances KPIs

A Deep Dive into How Accessibility Improves Innovation, Brand Perception, Market Reach, and Risk Management
May 29, 2024

Four Business KPIs Influenced by Accessibility

Discover How Making Your Business Accessible Can Maximize Potential and Drive Success
May 21, 2024

Be My Eyes Launches its Award-Winning App on Windows with Immediate Availability

Be My AI, the world’s first AI visual assistant for people who are blind or have low vision, is now available on any Windows 10/11 PC through the Microsoft Store, for free.
May 15, 2024

From Words to Action: Be My Eyes' Commitment to Accessible Language

Be My Eyes Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day by sharing its brand new Inclusive Language Guide for everyone to read and use
May 15, 2024

Be My Eyes “Inclusive Language” Guide

Join Be My Eyes on our mission to redefine communication norms and promote respectful and modern language practices with our newly unveiled “Inclusive Language” Guide
April 2, 2024

Share your Most Creative Volunteer or AI Uses and win incredible prizes

Be My Eyes is thrilled to announce our new monthly ‘Can You Top This?” contest, saluting our community’s most creative or uses of our app
March 18, 2024

Be My Eyes Launches “Service Directory”: Direct Customer Service Connections to over 600 New Companies and Organizations

Beginning today in beta, hundreds of hard-to-find customer service numbers and connections to over 600 companies and organizations worldwide have been added to Be My Eyes’ Service Directory, a new section in our app where you can easily connect directly with them for free.
February 14, 2024

Be My Eyes Celebrates 600,000 Blind and Low Vision Users on Valentine's Day

100,000 blind and low vision users have joined the Be My Eyes community since May 2023, marking the fastest-ever community expansion in Be My Eyes’ history!
December 20, 2023

Be My Eyes Integrates New Feature to Receive Visual Assistance From Friends and Family Members

Be My Eyes integrates a new feature called Be My Eyes Groups for individuals who are blind or have low vision
December 4, 2023

Be My AI™ Beta Now Officially Available On Android Smartphones

In celebration of the UN Persons with Disabilities Day on December 3rd, Be My Eyes is proud to announce that its new feature Be My AI™ will now be available for Android smartphone users worldwide.
November 15, 2023

Be My Eyes Integrates Be My AI™ into its First Contact Center with Stunning Results

World’s First AI Visual Support for Blind and Low Vision Customers
October 25, 2023

Be My AI Mentioned Amongst TIME Best Inventions of 2023

The new AI Describer for people who are blind or have low vision is featured in the AI Category
October 18, 2023

Be My AI Hits One Million Sessions Only Two Weeks After Open Beta Release

Two weeks after its official release, our community has already experimented with Be My AI 1,000,000 times and feedback has been phenomenal
September 25, 2023

Announcing ‘Be My AI,’ Soon Available for Hundreds of Thousands of Be My Eyes Users

Be My Eyes’ AI assistant, powered by GPT-4, is rolling out to hundreds of thousands of iOS and Android users over the next several weeks.