VoiceOver

How the Blind Master their iPhones with VoiceOver

Every iPhone comes with a powerful feature regular owners don't use. But when the iPhone gets into the hands of visually impaired users and they enable this feature, the whole device becomes "probably the number one assistive device for people who can't see", right up there with "a cane and a seeing eye dog", as...

The Original Voice of Siri: Susan Bennett Explains the Art of Voiceover [VIDEO]

In an exclusive interview with Vox, the original voice of the iPhone's digital assistant Siri, Susan Bennett, has shared how she became the voice of Siri, and how voice acting actually works. For those who aren’t aware, Bennett is a voice actor who does commercials, sings, and provides voices for many other companies and services, in addition to Apple's Siri...

Apple’s VoiceOver Honoured By American Foundation for the Blind

The American Foundation for the Blind announced today that it will honour Apple for breakthroughs in accessible technology with a prestigious Helen Keller Achievement Award at a special gala scheduled in New York City on June 18. Alongside Apple, the AFB will also honour Charlie Cox a British actor, Ward Marston, a musician/recording engineer with...