Android Features for Those with Speech and Motor Impairments Rolls Out Sept. 30

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Android's new feature that seeks to help those with speech and motor impairments navigate their phone will be widely accessible beginning September 30.
An Android feature that helps those with speech and motor impairments navigate their phone is set to roll out on September 30.

The feature is called Camera Switches and will be widely available on the mentioned date. Camera Switches make use of eye movements and facial gestures of the user in order for phone navigation.

Android also has what it calls its "Project Activate," which focuses on users who cannot speak or those with neurological conditions. This app helps the user communicate with their Android using facial gestures and even text another person.

Updates have also been made to the Lookout by Google App. The update has added two features that focus on handwriting recognition as well as a currency mode that quickly identifies banknotes such as dollars and euros.

Android Feature Called Camera Switches Rolls Out Sept. 30

A new Android feature that helps users with speech and motor impairments navigate their phones will roll out on September 30.

The new feature, which is called Camera Switches, "can help those with speech and motor impairments to navigate their…
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