June 28, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google has announced a new Android accessibility feature for braille users.
  • In the coming weeks, Google will build out-of-the-box support for braille displays in the Talkback screen reader app.
  • The feature will be available in the next Android 13 beta release.

Google is making it easier for users of braille displays to use many of the best Android phones, particularly those that will get Android 13. The search giant has announced that it plans to bake out-of-the-box support for braille displays into Android’s Talkback screen reader feature.

The new support will be available in the next Android 13 beta release, which is expected “in a few weeks,” according to Google. It will make it easier for braille display users to use their Android phones with the Talkback app.