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Google Translate 6.5 tests Android 10 dark mode support and continues work on Transcribe mode

A system-wide dark mode has arguably been one of the most requested features on Android for quite some time. Google finally delivered with the first stable rollout of Android 10 late last year, pushing a new darker theme for the operating system. The company also rolled out individual dark mode toggles for many of its...

Live Transcribe 2.1 prepares to add Emergency siren detection, Smart Segments, and Speaker ID

Earlier this year at Google I/O, the company introduced two new apps for Android to help people with hearing disabilities — Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. While both the apps were originally geared towards the hearing impaired, Google later updated the Live Transcribe app to help students and journalists as well. Following the update, the...

Google open sources I/O 2019 app and Live Transcribe’s speech engine

Google as a software company is constantly working on new apps as a means to achieve certain goals. Most of these apps are closed-source in nature, meaning that you cannot really take a look under the hood to see how those goals are achieved. But every now and then, Google also lets interested users do...

[Update: New Sound Amplifier Release] Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier are new Google apps to help the hearing impaired

Most of the technology that we use every day is geared towards and tailored for consumers with no disabilities. But the technology we do possess right now can be utilized to make life a whole lot easier for people with disabilities, bringing them at par with how we experience life every day. Working towards this very...

Google is updating Live Transcribe to detect sound events and save transcripts

Accessibility was one of the key topics at the Google I/O developer conference this year. At the event, Google introduced us to three new initiatives to improve the lives of persons with disabilities: Live Captions on Android Q, Live Relay, and Project Euphonia. Project Euphonia is designed to recognize the speech of persons with speech...

[Update: Live Caption on “Select Phones”] Google works towards accessibility with Live Caption on Android Q, Live Relay, and Live Transcribe

We as consumers often take the world around us for granted. What we experience, we presume that the same is experienced by everyone around us in a similar sense, if not the same. This presumption goes on to extend to every part of our life, including technology. But disabilities are real, and living with them...