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Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes image
Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes image
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I’ve been a speech and language therapist for more than 10 years. Throughout my career, I’ve specialized in working with people living with speech and motor impairments, particularly those who are non-verbal and require assistance to communicate. It’...



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Use Voice Access to control your Android device with your voice image
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Thanks to machine learning and a refreshed interface, it’s easier to use your voice to control your phone. Previously, Voice Access would draw numbers over your phone screen so you could   say commands like “tap 1,” “scroll down on 5” and so on. With...



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Editor’s Note: Ryan Carroll is a resident of Champions Place, a shared living residence for young adults in the Greater Atlanta area. Today, he’s sharing what living at Champions Place means to him.  Ever since I was young, I’ve dreamed about being a...



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Holly Slonaker finds career growth and accessibility at Google image
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Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews. Today’s installment is a little different...



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Research happens at Google everyday, on many different embedded teams throughout the company. For example, Amit Moryossef developed a machine learning model for sign language detection while interning this year with our Language team in Zurich. Since...



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Say hello to the Chromebook accessibility hub  We recently launched the Chromebook accessibility hub for people to learn about getting started with accessibility features on Chromebooks. It includes info on key Chromebook accessibility features, incl...