Alexa Captioning: Lets you see text captions of supported responses from Alexa in real time. HOW TO ENABLE:Say, “Alexa, go to Settings,” or swipe down from the top of the screen and select SettingsSelect AccessibilitySelect Alexa Captioning to turn the feature on and off I received an Amazon Echo Show as a gift for Christmas and I love it! I set it up in my kitchen so recipes, news, music, and so much more are easily accessible. If you’re unfamiliar with the Echo Show, it is an Amazon Echo device optimized “for visuals and room-filling sound.” The device is jam-packed with features and skills to make your life easier. You can enable multiple accessibility features for individuals with visual, hearing, and speech impairments on compatible Echo devices with screens. Keep on reading to learn more about these features and how to turn them on/off!Accessibility Features on the Echo Show: Hearing Settings:Closed Captioning: Shows closed captions for supported videos and movie trailersHOW TO ENABLE: Say, “Alexa, go to Settings,” or swipe down from the top of the screen and select SettingsSelect AccessibilityTap on Closed Captioning to turn the feature on and off Calling and Messaging without Speech: Using the messaging touch feature, you can view transcripts from your Alexa messages and see your contacts by touching your screen. After enabling this feature, swipe left to access the Calling & Messaging home card.HOW TO ENABLE:Swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings, or say, “Go to settings.”Click on AccessibilitySelect Calling & Messaging Without Speech to toggle it on or off Vision Settings:VoiceView Screen Reader: VoiceView describes what you touch and interact with on the screen (e.g. an item in a list)You’re able to manage screen reader settings, including:Turning VoiceView on/offAdjusting reading volume and speedFeedback tone volume Speech Settings:Tap to Alexa: Allows interaction with Alexa by selecting on-screen tiles, or using an on-screen keyboard, instead of speakingHOW TO ENABLE:Say, “Go to Settings,” or swipe down from the top of the screen and select SettingsSelect Accessibility, and then Tap to Alexa to enable itNote: to see responses on the screen, enable Alexa Captioning Learn more about the different accessibility features on Echo devices with a screen by clicking here. Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterest1LinkedInEmailPrint RelatedAccessibility Features on the iPadMay 19, 2010In “Accessibility Reviews”3 Amazon Echo DevicesNovember 1, 2017In “Products and Devices”How to make your iOS device accessibleJune 10, 2015In “Hearing” Click here to learn more about this particular feature. There is a lot to the VoiceView Screen Reader feature; click here to learn more. Screen Magnifier: Allows you to use gestures to magnify the screenColor Inversion: Inverts color values on all screens. For example, white text on a black screen becomes black text on a white screenColor Correction: Modifies the screen colors to assist with the following types of color blindness:Deuteranomaly (red-green)Protanomaly (red-green)Tritanomaly (blue-yellow)
MS Dhoni might have recently been booed at Lord’s, several experts might be concerned about his form with the bat in limited-overs cricket and his striking abilities might well be on the wane but the World Cup winning captain remains as popular as ever in India.In a recent survey conducted by YouGov, which undertakes various polls and surveys in their online community of over 4 million people, Dhoni was the top-ranked sportsperson with an admiration score of 7.70 per cent.Overall, Dhoni was second in the list topped by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who got an admiration score of 11.90 per cent. Former US President Barrack Obama, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Ratan Tata, Virat Kohli and Akshay Kumar make up the top 10 of the most admired men in India.READ – Kohli receives Barmy Army’s International Cricketer of the Year awardsDhoni, Tendulkar (6.80 per cent) and Kohli (4.10 per cent) are the only three sports stars in the top-10. Dhoni retired from Test cricket in 2014 and stepped down as India’s limited-overs captain in 2017. His form with the bat has since taken a dip but he continues to be a cult figure in Indian cricket circles. The Ranchi-born superstar is still an ace wicketkeeper and his handling of India’s young bowling attack, especially the spinners, has made life much easier for Kohli in the shorter formats.READ – Kohli’s mission is to make India the best: Sourav GangulyEarier in the year, Dhoni retured as Chennai Super Kings captain and led the team to their third IPL triumph. Besides, he was in outstanding form, scoring 455 runs off 16 matches at a strike rate of 150.66.advertisementInterestingly, Tendulkar, almost five years after retiring from international cricket, continues to be more popular than Kohli, the world’s best batsman across formats.READ – Virat Kohli’s men look for happy hunting groundsKohli is in the form of his life. In South Africa this year, he smashed 871 runs across formats including a record-shattering 558 from six ODIs.With a fan base of 23.2 million followers on Instagram, brands have to shell out USD 120,000 for each of Kohli’s sponsored posts which is more than what the world’s highest-paid sportsperson, Floyd Mayweather, gets through his posts on the social media website.READ – Kohli above Floyd Mayweather, Stephen Curry on Instagram rich listMeanwhile, badminton star PV Sindhu, with an admiration score of (6.90 per cent) is ranked third in the list for most popular women in India.Kiran Bedi tops the list followed by singer Lata Mangeshkar at second.Deepika Padukone ranks fourth below Sindhu followed by Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, Sushma Swaraj, Aishwarya Rai. Priyanka Chopra, Angelina Jolie and Michelle Obama.