Re: [BCAB] About the Kindle Fire Jackie Cairns 28 Nov 2012 11:08 GMT
Hi Barrie This is very interesting. My understanding was that you couldn't access a Kindle Fire with speech very well, so what you have posted makes surprising reading. If anyone else has successfully negotiated one of these devices, then I too would be curious. Kind Regards, Jackie Cairns -----Original Message----- From: Bcab [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Barrie Sent: 27 November 2012 17:38 To: 'BCAB Discussion List' Subject: [BCAB] About the Kindle Fire Hi folks. About the Kindle Fire Kindle Fire HD 8.9" has the following accessibility features: Voice Guide reads your screen actions aloud to assist with navigation, and reads the text of Kindle books aloud using Text-to-Speech. Explore by Touch reads aloud details about the selections you make onscreen (for example, the title and summary of a book). To turn on accessibility features: Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap More. Under Settings, tap Accessibility. Accessibility From this screen, you can also choose to lock the screen rotation to make using accessibility features easier.. http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_201016100_access? nodeId=201016100#access Barrie Moxon firstname.lastname@example.org) Twitter: @barriemoxon -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email email@example.com.