With Echo Connect and a compatible Echo device, you can ask Alexa to call anyone using your home phone service—all you have to do is ask. Because Echo Connect uses your home phone number, either landline or VoIP, friends and family recognize the call. Answer your home phone on your Echo from across the room, so you can easily talk to anyone hands-free when you’re busy making dinner or away from the phone.
For someone who is blind or visually impaired, using a phone can present some challenges. Thankfully there are ways to dial a phone call without your sight, and even laws to ensure those with disabilities get equal access to telecommunications services.
It may seem hard to believe, but in today’s technological world there are currently no off-the-shelf landline phones available with voice-activated dialing capability. This makes it difficult for some blind people to call from a regular phone.
TeamTalk for Accessibility is a popular tool among visually impaired since it allows its users to meet and chat with other people in the TeamTalk community.
In a 225-192 vote, the House voted to pass a bill that would make it more difficult to sue for discriminating against the disabled. H.R. 620, or the ADA Education and Reform Act was supported overwhelmingly by Republicans and 12 Democrats.
AMI) announced the launch of two accessible applications created especially for people living with sight loss.
For more than a hundred years, blind and visually impaired people in Maryland have been participating in employment and training opportunities at Blind Industries and Services of Maryland.
Before we get started, you first must allowed the HomePod access to Contacts, Messages, Reminders, and Notes in the initial pairing process in order to ask Siri to do the commands in this guide.
Google Assistant can control some aspects of your phone by voice alone. The trick, like in setting your phone’s maximum or minimum brightness, is knowing the right thing to say.
A team at Ohio State University, along with the city of Columbus and private companies, is using smart, connected tech to help the blind and visually impaired navigate.