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Accessibility on Amazon Devices: Tablets, TVs and More

Description
Joshua Miele (Principal Accessibility Researcher) and Peter Korn (Director, Accessibility) of Amazon's Lab126 offer a thorough overview of the accessibility features available on Amazon devices. Their presentation will cover the VoiceView screen reader, magnification features, switch access, and other access technologies included in Fire OS. They will describe accessibility features that have been offered for years, as well as the latest accessibility offerings on Fire OS.  
Audience
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Entertainment & Recreation
  • Research & Development
Audience Level
Beginning  
Session Summary (Abstract)
This session offers a thorough overview of the accessibility features available on Amazon devices, including Fire tablets, Fire TVs, and Alexa devices with screens. Amazon accessibility leaders will demonstrate how to use Amazon's screen readers, magnifiers, single switch interfaces, and more to read books, watch movies, and shop online.  
Session Type
General Track  
Topics
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Gaming & Interactive Entertainment
  • Mobile Technology
  • Product Demonstration

Presenters

  • Joshua Miele
    Amazon
  • Peter Korn
    Amazon

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