GAAD 2024: New AI accessibility updates

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8 new accessibility updates across Lookout, Google Maps and more

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Eve Andersson

Senior Director, Products for All

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Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, a day dedicated to talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion for the more than 1.3 billion people with disabilities around the world. Here’s a look at eight new accessibility features we’re rolling out across our products and platforms — built together with and for people with disabilities.

AI-powered accessibility updates for Android

In addition to announcing Gemini’s integration with TalkBack this week, we are creating new accessibility tools using AI and integrating them into your mobile experiences.

  • Find objects around you easily and capture images with Lookout. Lookout on Android helps people with blindness and low vision use their phone’s camera to get more information about the world around them. Today, Find mode is rolling out in beta, providing a new way to find [...]

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