Kindle Fire line builds its voice and touch accessibility skills
Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD.
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Amazon is making strides to make its entire Kindle Fire tablet series more accessible to all consumers via expanded support for two very important features.
The two features in question are the Voice Guide and Explore by Touch navigation tools. With these features, the goal is to both help vision-impaired Kindle owners read books more easily and aid those with learning disabilities to improve their reading skills.
Leveraging technology from text-to-speech software provider Ivona, the Voice Guide can read aloud menus and actions happening…