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ViBe - Caller ID App with Different Vibration Patterns for Callers

Published: 2011-11-10 - Updated: 2012-09-16
Author: Disabled World

Synopsis: ViBe is a caller id Android app for blind and hearing impaired that features different vibration patterns for different callers.

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If ringtones can be customized to help you recognize a contact, why not let your phone's vibrations indicate who's on the other end of the line

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Caller ID with vibration patterns. Feel who's calling you. "Vibe" is like Caller ID but with Vibration Patterns. Pick a contact and set a unique vibration pattern - it's that easy!

ViBe is a communication Android app that allows users to set vibration patterns for contacts. Think of it as caller ID with vibration patterns.

Whether you're in an office meeting, class, or on a movie date, there's no need to pull out your phone anymore to see who's calling because you'll feel it.

Introducing "ViBe": the social experience that lets users link one or more friends with a distinct vibration pattern.

ViBe is also designed as an accessibility tool for disabled individuals, most notably the blind and hearing impaired.

ViBe is also compatible with your Facebook and Android contacts.

"Not every app should be complicated. Vibe is an example of a brilliantly simple idea, elegantly executed." - The Telegraph U.K.

"Most of us are too busy and even busier are our phones. So if you need to look up and see who is calling every time, it really becomes irritating" - TechLivez

Uses and Features:

Instructions:

  1. Choose a Contact
  2. Set a vibration pattern for that contact
  3. Done!

Here is the link to the Android market where it can be downloaded for free: https://market.android.com/detailsid=com.base2apps.vibes

Note: Apple have just released its version of setting vibration patterns per contact in its new OS under the Accessibility section. ViBe was released first.

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Cite This Page (APA): Disabled World. (2011, November 10). ViBe - Caller ID App with Different Vibration Patterns for Callers. Disabled World. Retrieved September 26, 2021 from www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/apps/vibe.php