Google Voice Access global rollout begins
- Google Voice Access, an app designed for people with physical disabilities, has completed its beta phase and is now rolling out globally on Google Play Store for anyone to download.
- This app allows physically disabled smartphone users to navigate through apps, compose texts, communicate with Google Assistant, etc. through their voice.
- Google Voice Access deeply integrates with the phone’s OS allowing users to virtually tap various buttons or scroll through the screen through voice commands, thereby eliminating any need to touch the phone’s display.
- Users can trigger Voice Access by saying “OK Google”, which is the same phrase for Google Assistant. The former intuitively blends with the latter to make smartphone navigation easier for the disabled.
- Currently, this free app only understands English commands, but Google claims that support for more languages is coming soon.