Mobile operating systems

Core accessibility applications for Android

Project Eyes-Free has developed three core accessibility applications called TalkBack, SoundBack and KickBack that provide spoken, auditory and haptic (vibration) feedback respectively. These are available on Android phones running Android 1.6 or later.

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Android accessibility reviewed

Android accessibility reviewed

The accessibility of Android has certainly increased since the release of the first version of Android in 2009. The most recent release of Android, version 2.2 codenamed Froyo, introduces even more accessibility features designed to make Android apps more widely usable by people who are blind or vision impaired.

Unfortunately, buying an Android device that supports accessibility is not straightforward for the following reasons:

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Android accessibility features and applications

This list is based on the latest version of Android (version 2.2). You can view information about the accessibility features of previous versions of Android.

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