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Windows 11: Live captions, voice access and other features for people with disabil

Microsoft launched the Windows 11 operating system with various useful features. The latest version of the operating system offers various accessibility features which make it easier for users to create, connect, learn, and achieve. If you are also a Windows 11 user then these four accessibility features will also help you make the most of the operating system.

Here are four features which will make Windows 11 more accessible:

Narrator

It is a screen-reading app built on Windows 11. With more natural voices, Narrator users can enjoy scenarios like browsing the web, reading, authoring mail, and more.

Live captions

The live captions feature enables users to better understand audio with the help of automatic transcription. Live captions integrate with the Windows desktop, so one can read captions while working in other apps. Users can personalize how captions are displayed and can include microphone audio to make in-person conversations easier. You can turn on Live captions by going to quick settings Accessibility flyout.

Voice access

This accessibility feature in Windows 11 allows everyone to control their PC and author text using their voice. For example, users can open and switch between apps, browse the web, and read and author emails using their voice. Voice access uses modern, on-device speech recognition to accurately recognize speech and works without an internet connection.

Eye control

Windows 11 has built-in support for devices that let users control their computer with eye movements, such as the Tobii Eye Tracker 5. The feature includes calibration and a launchpad of eye targets for use with the device, for actions like left click, scroll, Start menu, and Settings. Users can dwell their eye on one of the launchpad buttons to activate it. They can then place the mouse at a specific point on the screen by dwelling on the Precise mouse button and then on the place on-screen where they want to place the mouse.