Windows 10 Anniversary Update will offer improvements for Assistive Technology users
Microsoft outlined the many improvements that will be offered for Assistive Technology PC users in the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
In a blog post (opens in new tab), Microsoft repeated its previous plans to give people who need Assistive Technology on their PC a chance to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10 for free even after the offer expires for most users on July 29. It also outlined a number of improvements for Narrator that will be included in the Anniversary Update, including faster text-to-speech voices that can average 800 words a minute, along with a number of new languages.
Narrator will also include a new navigation feature called Scan Mode:
More accessibility improvements are also coming, via the update, to Microsoft Edge, Mail, Groove Music and Cortana:
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is scheduled to begin its roll out on August 2.
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