Google Drive & Docs updated for Low Vision

Google is in the midst of rolling out improvements for Drive and all of its productivity apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms) specifically with blind and low-vision users in mind.

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Aimed primarily at education users, the internet giant collaborated with a number of experts on this project, including the National Federation of the Blind and the University of Michigan.

The new features include refreshable Braille display support for reading and entering text, an updated keyboard shortcut help dialog for faster searches, and more screen reader improvements (specifically for Docs, Sheets and Slides) for tasks such as spelling suggestions and revision history.

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