[mac4theblind] Re: FW: [a-iOS] New VoiceOver Features in iOS 5 | AxS Lab

if you didn't have a computer, how did you turn on vo?

On Oct 12, 2011, at 2:17 AM, Bubba wrote:

I did not either. I assume if you did not have a computer.


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I didn't ever need sighted assistance to set up my iPhone 3gs either.
El 11-10-2011, a las 21:23, Bubba escribió:

> FYI, see below.
> 
> 
> 
> Bubba
> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
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> From: a-ios@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:a-ios@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
> Of Trea Abma
> Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 3:57 PM
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> Subject: Re: [a-iOS] New VoiceOver Features in iOS 5 | AxS Lab
> 
> Glad this is back:
> Notification now gets read directly again (as iOS3), but can be turned 
> of in settings.
> 
> Trea
> From: Hai Nguyen Ly <mailto:gymnastdave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:24 PM
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> Subject: [a-iOS] New VoiceOver Features in iOS 5 | AxS Lab
> 
> 
> http://axslab.com/articles/new-voiceover-features-in-ios5.php
> 
> 
> 
> No Help Needed! VoiceOver Direct From Setup.
> 
> 
> Everything you need to know about the new VO updates to iOS 5. Custom
> labels, Item Chooser and did you know that camera got face detection? 
> 
> The best thing about the iPhone and the iOS devices is that blind and
> visually impaired can do almost everything as a fully sighted person can -
> without help. Now you don't even need sighted assistance for setting up
the
> device! Or even take a photo
> 
> 
> Setup
> 
> 
> When starting up the device before there was a screen telling you to
connect
> to iTunes. Now it says welcome and start the set-up. From here just press
> the Home Button 3 times to start VoiceOver or even tap 3 times with 3
> fingers to Zoom.
> 
> You can also use Apple's keyboard dock but no bluetooth keyboards or
braille
> displays.
> 
> Tip: By turning VO on then off and then Zoom, you can now toggle them with
> triple press Home.
> 
> 
> Camera
> 
> 
> The Camera App has been updated with a feature for iOS devices that got
the
> \"A5\" processor (iPad 2 and iPhone 4S), that now announces if one or more
> faces is in the shot. For example VoiceOver says: \"small face center\",
so
> you can take those holiday family picture, again without assistance from
> sighted family members.
> 
> You can also use the volume up button to take a photo so you don't have to
> hear or record VO. This also works with headset buttons.
> 
> Also, you now need to double tap to change focus and exposure.
> 
> 
> New Ways to Navigate.
> 
> 
> Now it's even easier to find what you are looking for, wether on the home
> screen, an app or in Safari.
> 
> 
> Item Chooser and Search
> 
> 
> This is feature that has been on the mac and now comes to iOS. What it
does
> is to bring up a pop-up with a complete list of all items on the screen
and
> puts them in alphabetic order. When selecting an item it even says where
on
> the screen it's located. The list also contains a search field for an even
> easier way to find that app, folder or button you were looking for.
> 
> To activate the Item Chooser tap 3 times with 2 fingers or with a keyboard
> VO + I. You can also search directly from a keyboard with VO + F then
enter
> the search query and pressing Enter You can move between matching queries
> with VO + G for next and hold Shift for previous.
> 
> Tip: Search works very well in Safari as well as everywhere else.
> 
> 
> Vertical Navigation and Rotor
> 
> 
> One of my favorite new feature is the Vertical Navigation, which is a
rotor
> option that lets you navigate to the next vertical item. This is really
nice
> in 2 column lists like when sorting rotor options in the settings or grid
> based layouts, for example a chess game or a spread sheet.
> 
> Another change is that you now can choose what elements to include in the
> rotor from the VoiceOVer settings. You can include Heading so you can jump
> to between headings everywhere, like in address book to go to next letter
> group.
> 
> Also on the iPad the 4 finger swipe left/right is now switching to
> next/previous open app. And the old function; go to next/previous
Container
> is now a rotor option. Although it still work with Control + left or right
> And <="" abbr=""> + Tab goes to next open app with the keyboard.
> 
> 
> Safari Keyboard Shortcuts
> 
> 
> It is now possible to navigate between headings, links, text fields and
much
> more with just one key.
> 
> That's right just press H for next heading or L for next Link, there is a
> lot of new shortcut and you can read a full list of VoiceOver Commands
here
> 
<http://axslab.com/articles/ios-voiceover-gestures-and-keyboard-commands.php
>> 
> 
> 
> What did you say VoiceOver?
> 
> 
> Custom Labels
> 
> 
> There has always been certain words that was hard to hear or buttons that
> were missing a label and just said \"button\". Now that's all going to
> change.
> 
> When you do encounter a button that's not labeled correctly or at all you
> can now tap 2 times with 2 fingers and hold to set a new custom label. A
> sound will indicate if you have done the right gesture and then a text
field
> and keyboard will appear. After typing your new label VO will remember it
> and always speak it the way you want.
> 
> 
> New Voices
> 
> 
> If you still have a hard time hearing Apple has added some new voices,
like
> British Daniel.
> 
> But with great power comes great responsibility, right? The down side to
the
> new voices is that they have removed some of the old ones. This mens for
> example my favorite synthetic voice of all time, Swedish Oskar is replaced
> with much harder to hear Alva. And no way to change that.
> 
> For some languages it's also possible to enable a non compressed version.
> 
> There is now also support for Arabic in VoiceOver.
> 
> 
> Other Nifty Improvements
> 
> 
> There is like always with a new OS many minor enhancements and fixes
here's
> some.
> 
> *     Notification now gets read directly again (as iOS3), but can be
> turned of in settings. 
> *     It's now possible to change the VoiceOver volume with rotor. (Enable
> in settings) 
> *     When in a text field you can always use swipe up/down to move by
> character. 
> *     Taping with 3 fingers now also announce where on the screen the item
> is. 
> *     Calendar icon now says current date. 
> *     Folders now lets you know how many items it contain. 
> *     You can now touch the bar above the dock to go between pages by
> swiping up/down. 
> *     It's easier to move icons on the home screen. 
> 
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