What's New in iOS 10 Accessibility for Blind, Low Vision and Deaf-Blind Users

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AppleVis shares a detailed article about the new and changed accessibility features in iOS 10.  The article covers:

Mainstream Stuff Impacting Accessibility:

SiriKit, automatic image descriptions, Home to Unlock, VoiceMail Transcription and Raise to Wake

VoiceOver:

Moving apps rotor command, Customize VoiceOver pronunciation, new VoiceOver voices, VoiceOver Settings - expanded and reorganized, added VoiceOver sound hints, and Mail app display changes

Braille: 

Braille command for 3D touch, spoken feedback for contracted braille, and Braille readers can now access name of wireless network

Low Vision:

Magnifier added

MIsc:

Choose words, sentences or both for Speak Selection, Typing Feedback (without VoiceOver), and changes in Setting categories

Hearing:

New set of features for TTY users!

Note:  This article was dated on Sept. 13, 2016 just prior to the iOS 10 release; it does not cover known bugs or issues.

 

UPDATE: After iOS 10 was publicly released!

AppleVis shared a new post, Apple Releases iOS 10, Bringing a Range of Enhancements and New Features.