Using Smart Speakers for Accessibility

Talk by Chip Edwards / View Slides

Smart Speakers (like Amazon Alexa and Google Home) are now in every room of the house. And the same Voice Assistant technology is found in smartphones, cars, and now wearables. When someone asks for your content, how can you make sure that they hear it? Let’s look at how to use this new platform to deliver your content to your audience.

Questions on “Using Smart Speakers for Accessibility

  1. How do the voice tags impact the exprience for users on screen readers like NVDA, JAWS, and VoiceOver? Do they read those tags or just ignore them?