Amazon’s 8 most helpful accessibility features, including Reading Ruler and Dialogue Boost on Prime Video

Amazon has been working to make its products accessible to everyone for a decade, and the company is just getting started.

According to the World Health Organization, some 1.3 billion people—one in six of us—currently experience a significant disability. And that fact is at the heart of Amazon’s approach to designing devices and services like Alexa.

Amazon rolls out cool new video stations at over 200 sites to teach employees sign language

Amazon’s People with Disabilities team is making the workplace more accessible and inclusive for employees who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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For over a decade, Amazon has worked with world experts on disability and accessibility, and advocated for accessible design throughout the company.

To understand more about how Amazon approaches accessibility, here are some of Amazon’s accessibility innovations:

  • Alexa
    Eye Gaze on Alexa

    One of the newest accessibility features to roll out to Amazon devices is Eye Gaze on Alexa. This feature is our first foray in supporting customers with mobility or speech disabilities to use Alexa to take pre-set actions on Fire Max 11 tablets by [...]

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