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.
AMI) announced the launch of two accessible applications created especially for people living with sight loss.
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.
EyeSense is building a similar application to SeeingAI by Microsoft, but with much simpler user interaction and more features, incorporating state-of-the-art image recognition algorithms that not only recognises and records different faces but also describes if the person is smiling back to you.
In iOS 11, there’s a cool new feature to let you easily share your Wi-Fi password with a contact. The devices need to be on iOS 11, you and your guest need to have each other listed as contacts in the Contacts app.
Whether you’ve got Play:1, Play:3 or Play:5 speakers, we will show you how to install a Sonos system. The Sonos app has been accessible for blind and low vision users for as far as I can remember with great support if needed. When you’re setting up a speaker for the first time, these are the steps you’ll need to take.
Two employees at a Hong Kong Apple Store were taken to hospital on Friday following a battery-related incident due to inhaling smoke generated by an iPhone battery while repairing a customer’s device.
Blind and low vision Moovit users can now access Be My Eyes directly from the Moovit app, to ensure a smooth journey with public transportation.
As smartphone use continues to increase in the U.S., especially among children, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently issued guidance for individuals and families who want to decrease their exposure to the radio frequency energy emitted from cell phones. Research suggests long-term, high use may impact human health.