iPhone upcoming features to revolutionize accessibility for impaired users

Features designed to aid impaired cognition, vision, and speech
iPhone upcoming features to revolutionize accessibility for impaired users
Apple's new iPhone update caters to impaired users

Apple has announced upcoming accessibility features for the iPhone, set to release later this year. The features will cater to users with impaired cognition, vision, and speech. 

One of the most noteworthy features is Live Speech, which allows an iPhone to mimic its user’s voice. Designed for those losing their ability to speak, the software can replicate the user’s voice and speak for them. Users can even use the feature on FaceTime with loved ones.

Another new feature is Detection Mode, which reads out labels that the camera is pointed to. Users can customize what the feature will read out if they manually point to a specific panel, making it easier to read buttons on a microwave or other devices.

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Lastly, the update includes a new high-contrast, big-buttoned version of the Home Screen called Assistive Access. The feature will help the cognitively impaired navigate their devices.

Apple is known for its commitment to accessibility, and these new features are just the latest example of this. While some may find the Live Speech feature “freaky,” it has the potential to make a huge difference in the lives of people with speech impairments.

Apple has also assured users that privacy is a top priority and that any information collected for these features will be kept confidential and used only for the intended purpose.

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