Amazon Unveils Latest Accessibility Features: Eye Gaze on Alexa and Call Translation.

Created on November 12, 2023 at 10:18 am

21 September 2023 DATE

Amazon ORG , with its latest 2023 Devices Event, have unveiled two CARDINAL innovative accessibility features set to enhance the user experience on its devices.

The first ORDINAL , known as “ Eye Gaze WORK_OF_ART on Alexa,” marks a significant step forward in inclusivity.

This technology allows individuals with mobility or speech related disabilities to control a range of functions on the Fire Max 11 FAC tablet simply by using their gaze. The device’s camera tracks the user’s eye movement, enabling actions such as smart home controls, media playback, and making calls.

Eye Gaze ORG is expected to be available on the Max PERSON 11 later this year DATE , with no extra cost to users.

In addition to Eye Gaze ORG , Amazon ORG is introducing “ Call Translation WORK_OF_ART ,” a feature that transcribes Alexa PERSON calls on Echo Show ORG devices and displays on-screen captions in more than 10 CARDINAL languages, including English LANGUAGE , French NORP , Spanish LANGUAGE , and Portuguese NORP .

This feature will launch later this year DATE for users in the US GPE , Canada GPE , Mexico GPE , the UK GPE , Germany GPE , France GPE , Italy GPE , and Spain GPE , with plans for expansion in Europe LOC .

These innovations underscore Amazon ORG ’s commitment to fostering inclusivity and pushing the boundaries of technological advancements. By enabling individuals with disability to interact seamlessly with their devices and facilitating multilingual communication, Amazon ORG is making significant strides in enhancing accessibility and convenience for their users.

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