Tag Archives: accessibility

Live Captions Galaxy Note 10+ One UI 2.5 Samsung

One UI 2.5 brings Live Caption to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and others

Google demoed a new Android 10 accessibility feature called Live Caption at its I/O Developer Conference last year. The feature made use of a new API in Android 10 to capture audio played on the device and transcribe it into captions automatically. Live Caption first rolled out to users as a Pixel 4-exclusive, but it […]

Live Captions Galaxy Note 10+ One UI 2.5 Samsung

One UI 2.5 brings Live Caption to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and others

Google demoed a new Android 10 accessibility feature called Live Caption at its I/O Developer Conference last year. The feature made use of a new API in Android 10 to capture audio played on the device and transcribe it into captions automatically. Live Caption first rolled out to users as a Pixel 4-exclusive, but it […]

<p>Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and Google is using the opportunity to announce several new accessibility-minded features. “Action Blocks” are finally ready for a public release, and new accessibility features are coming to Live Transcribe, Sound Amplifier, and Google Maps. Action Blocks is a feature that Google introduced last year. In a nutshell, it’s</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-assistant-action-blocks-live-transcribe-sound-amplifier-wheelchair-access/">Google releases Assistant-powered Action Blocks and new accessibility features in Maps, Live Transcribe, and Sound Amplifier</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google releases Assistant-powered Action Blocks and new accessibility features in Maps, Live Transcribe, and Sound Amplifier

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and Google is using the opportunity to announce several new accessibility-minded features. “Action Blocks” are finally ready for a public release, and new accessibility features are coming to Live Transcribe, Sound Amplifier, and Google Maps. Action Blocks is a feature that Google introduced last year. In a nutshell, it’s […]

<p>Google as a software company is constantly working on new apps as a means to achieve certain goals. Most of these apps are closed-source in nature, meaning that you cannot really take a look under the hood to see how those goals are achieved. But every now and then, Google also lets interested users do</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-io-2019-app-live-transcribe-speech-engine-open-source/">Google open sources I/O 2019 app and Live Transcribe’s speech engine</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google open sources I/O 2019 app and Live Transcribe’s speech engine

Google as a software company is constantly working on new apps as a means to achieve certain goals. Most of these apps are closed-source in nature, meaning that you cannot really take a look under the hood to see how those goals are achieved. But every now and then, Google also lets interested users do […]

<p>We as consumers often take the world around us for granted. What we experience, we presume that the same is experienced by everyone around us in a similar sense, if not the same. This presumption goes on to extend to every part of our life, including technology. But disabilities are real, and living with them</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-accessibility-live-caption-android-q-live-relay-live-transcribe/">[Update: Live Caption on “Select Phones”] Google works towards accessibility with Live Caption on Android Q, Live Relay, and Live Transcribe</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[Update: Live Caption on “Select Phones”] Google works towards accessibility with Live Caption on Android Q, Live Relay, and Live Transcribe

We as consumers often take the world around us for granted. What we experience, we presume that the same is experienced by everyone around us in a similar sense, if not the same. This presumption goes on to extend to every part of our life, including technology. But disabilities are real, and living with them […]

<p>Most of the technology that we use every day is geared towards and tailored for consumers with no disabilities. But the technology we do possess right now can be utilized to make life a whole lot easier for people with disabilities, bringing them at par with how we experience life every day. Working towards this</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/live-transcribe-sound-amplifier-google-hearing-impaired/">[Update: New Sound Amplifier Release] Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier are new Google apps to help the hearing impaired</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[Update: New Sound Amplifier Release] Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier are new Google apps to help the hearing impaired

Most of the technology that we use every day is geared towards and tailored for consumers with no disabilities. But the technology we do possess right now can be utilized to make life a whole lot easier for people with disabilities, bringing them at par with how we experience life every day. Working towards this […]

What we at XDA once envisioned as a proof of concept security vulnerability has now been confirmed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The team details what they call “cloak and dagger” exploits which can take over the UI of most versions of Android (including 7.1.2). Given it’s nature, it

Cloak And Dagger Exploit uses Overlays and Accessibility Services to Hijack the System

What we at XDA once envisioned as a proof of concept security vulnerability has now been confirmed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The team details what they call “cloak and dagger” exploits which can take over the UI of most versions of Android (including 7.1.2). Given it’s nature, it

It’s already been a month since Google released the first Android O Developer Preview (time sure flies by fast!), and as with any new version of Android – there’s a lot to dig into. We’ve published plenty of articles about Android O already, but there’s one feature that I feel hasn’t really received the attention it

Android O’s Autofill Framework will Finally Resolve a Long-Standing Lag Issue with Password Managers

It’s already been a month since Google released the first Android O Developer Preview (time sure flies by fast!), and as with any new version of Android – there’s a lot to dig into. We’ve published plenty of articles about Android O already, but there’s one feature that I feel hasn’t really received the attention it

Voice Access on Android - UI Navigation

“Working As Intended” – An Exploration into Android’s Accessibility Lag

The beauty of Android lies in the many different ways that third-party applications can interact with the system. Password manager apps such as LastPass provide the ability to automatically feed relevant username/password data to almost any login screen. Text Aide allows you to significantly shorten your time texting your friends by allowing you to create text

“OK Google, what’s the weather like tomorrow.” The Google App’s voice recognition feature is incredibly useful for answering many basic questions, though the feature tends to be underutilized in public spaces. Many phones with dedicated voice processing chips are able to summon Google Search with a simple hotword, and if your phone isn’t silenced you’ll

PSA: Disabling Accessibility Services Breaks OK Google Audio Feedback on Nougat

“OK Google, what’s the weather like tomorrow.” The Google App’s voice recognition feature is incredibly useful for answering many basic questions, though the feature tends to be underutilized in public spaces. Many phones with dedicated voice processing chips are able to summon Google Search with a simple hotword, and if your phone isn’t silenced you’ll