Voiceover for iOS
An iDevice assistive tool for the visually impaired.
Voiceover drastically changes the basic gestures that are used in iOS so that the touch-based devices of the iPad, iPhone, and iPod may be accessed by those with vision impairments.
Utilizing Siri, and the capabilities already built into the iOS, Voiceover will read aloud everything that is occurring on the user's screen as well as voicing the icons that the user is hovering their finger over.
Overview of Voiceover Features:
- Descriptional Navigation.
- Alternate gestures - double-taps, twists, and swipes
- Audio "Ducking" - video/music automatically lowers underneath Voiceover narration.
- "Privacy" screens - blacking out the display while working.
And then, choose the General Tab.
Select Voiceover and then toggle it to "On."
Follow the voice commands to become acquainted with the tool.
An In-depth Exploration of the Tool's Features
Introduction to Apple VoiceOver
Like much of Apple's iOS suite, there are over thirty different languages supported in Voiceover. From English to Hungarian, Hindi to Czech, Apple works tirelessly to provide as seamless an interface as possible to as many of its users as possible.