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Chrome OS adds more natural voices for 'Select-to-speak' accessibility feature

4 days ago   |   By Engadget

Dyslexia affects as much as 20 percent of the population and is one of the most common learning disabilities. It's for that reason accessibility features like the " Select-to-speak " tool in Chrome OS are vitally important. If you're not familiar, it allows you to select a section of text and have it read out loud by the operating system. Following an update earlier in the year that added playback controls, Google is now introducing more human-sounding voices. With today's update, the feature is available in 25 languages and various accents, with more to come. Google worked with both...
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