Technology in School

​Google Offers Improvements to Drive Tools for Blind and Low-Vision Users

Sep 11, 2014

Educators in classrooms with impaired vision students, tune in: Google announced updates to Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings and Forms, designed for easier use by blind and low-vision individuals. The updated versions feature improved Braille support and voice support, including faster text-to-voice verbalization and voice announcements when others enter or exit shared documents. Read more from Google for Education here, and check out full support features at the Google Accessibility site.

Technology in School

​Google Offers Improvements to Drive Tools for Blind and Low-Vision Users

Sep 11, 2014

Educators in classrooms with impaired vision students, tune in: Google announced updates to Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings and Forms, designed for easier use by blind and low-vision individuals. The updated versions feature improved Braille support and voice support, including faster text-to-voice verbalization and voice announcements when others enter or exit shared documents. Read more from Google for Education here, and check out full support features at the Google Accessibility site.

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