Darwin Wallet

Darwin Wallet

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Darwin Wallet enables blind and visually impaired users to quickly recognize paper money. It uses the phone's camera to detect currency denominations for:

- US dollars
- British pounds
- Canadian dollars
- European Union euros
- Australian dollars
- Russian rubles
- Belarusian rubles
- Georgian laris
- Ukranian hryvnias

Simply hold the bill in front of the phone's camera and the app will speak its value.

Darwin Wallet is an open source app published under the GPL. If you are a developer, get involved! The software is designed to make it easy to add new currencies, just add the template images and update a configuration file and Darwin Wallet will work with the new bank notes.

The source code is on GitHub:
https://github.com/matthill/darwinwallet

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Recently changed in this version

v2.3 Added Georgian and Ukrainian Currency. No longer speaks the word "dollars" after each read (just the value).

v2.1 Adds Russian Rubles

v2.0: Reads front or back depending on which side of the bill is scanned. Defaults to auto-focus mode. Added support for Belarusian Rubles

v1.03: Performance improvements


Comments and ratings for Darwin Wallet
  • (34 stars)

    by Brandon Armstrong on 22/05/2014

    Hello, I'm writing to let this developer know, that if you cannot identify the difference between a one dollar bill, & a $100 bill with the money folded, then there's no point in this app. It is a poor substitute for things like what tell money identification on the iPhone, because it's so bad, it cannot even tell me the difference between a one dollar bill in a $100 bill. Please fix this so that

  • (34 stars)

    by Diane Fisher on 20/05/2014

    I found out recently that I'm going to have to retire my beloved LG Motion due to MetroPCS discontinuing the use of CDMA SIM cards, which means I'm probably going to purchase an inexpensive phone like my husband's Alcotel, which unfortunately isn't compatible with Darwin Wallet. I hope to see it appear on the Playstore's app list soon, because no matter the phone, the blind should have access to t

  • (34 stars)

    by gary melconian on 17/05/2014

    Thanks for updating this app for the blind TalkBack screen reader user on android. Please keep this app update as many blind users use this to distinguish between different dollar amounts. As a blind user I use this app on a daily basis. Again lots of blind users thank you.

  • (34 stars)

    by Richard Slinde on 16/04/2014

    my galaxcy three mega will only read u.s. currency as well as pounds it will not read euro, Canadian, or Australian too bad the app is very fast and accurate when it does read. there must be an android app that will do it all looktel money reader is the best, i use it with my ipad but my phone is an android which i really like, much bigger scfreen for those of us with low vision.

  • (34 stars)

    by Danielle Kuehn on 03/01/2013

    I love this app! Its amazing, always accurate! Totally worth the money! :)