Use vocal characteristics to present visual formats

This feature will help screen reader users perceive visual formats through auditory display. The screen reader may vary vocal characteristics – speech rate, pitch, or volume – in correspond to certain types of visual formats such as headlines or references.

Discussion by Disabilities

Blind & Low Vision

  • This feature will allow screen reader users who are blind or have visual impairments to perceive structured visual display and other special formats.


  • People with cognitive or learning difficulties may have problem seeing visually emphasized formats and thus need auditory enhancement.

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