VoiceOver

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.wikipedia
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TvOS

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.
tvOS includes the Apple technologies of VoiceOver, Zoom, and Siri to help the blind and those with impaired vision.

Screen reader

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.
Apple Inc. macOS, iOS, and tvOS include VoiceOver as a built-in screen reader, while Google Android provides Talkback screen reader since 2009.

IOS

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems. By using VoiceOver, the user can access their Macintosh or iOS device based on spoken descriptions and, in the case of the Mac, the keyboard. A few months later, with the release of the iPhone 3GS, VoiceOver was added to iOS.
One major feature, VoiceOver, provides a voice reading information on the screen, including contextual buttons, icons, links and other user interface elements, and allows the user to navigate the operating system through gestures.

Visual impairment

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The feature is designed to increase accessibility for blind and low-vision users, as well as for users with dyslexia. VoiceOver was first introduced in Mac OS X 10.4 and the target was users who had difficulty in reading due to vision impairment, particularly the blind.
macOS and iOS also come with a built-in screen reader called VoiceOver, while Google TalkBack is built in to most Android devices.

Mac OS X Tiger

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VoiceOver was first introduced in Mac OS X 10.4 and the target was users who had difficulty in reading due to vision impairment, particularly the blind.

Refreshable braille display

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VoiceOver also includes support for many Braille displays for those who are both blind and deaf.
Modern operating systems usually have an Application Programming Interface to help screen readers obtain this information, such as UI Automation (UIA) for Microsoft Windows, VoiceOver for macOS and iOS, and AT-SPI for GNOME.

IPod Shuffle

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After its success on Macs, Apple added VoiceOver to the iPod Shuffle.
It featured VoiceOver technology that allowed song names, artist names, album names and playlist contents and names to be spoken in 20 different languages using the Text-to-Speech incorporated in iTunes 8 and 9.

MacOS

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.
Among the new features, Tiger introduced Spotlight, Dashboard, Smart Folders, updated Mail program with Smart Mailboxes, QuickTime 7, Safari 2, Automator, VoiceOver, Core Image and Core Video.

Apple Inc.

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.

WatchOS

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.

IPod

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VoiceOver is a screen reader built into Apple Inc.'s macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPod operating systems.

Macintosh

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By using VoiceOver, the user can access their Macintosh or iOS device based on spoken descriptions and, in the case of the Mac, the keyboard.

Computer keyboard

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By using VoiceOver, the user can access their Macintosh or iOS device based on spoken descriptions and, in the case of the Mac, the keyboard.

Dyslexia

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The feature is designed to increase accessibility for blind and low-vision users, as well as for users with dyslexia.

Mac OS X Panther

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A preview had also been made available for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, and was titled "Spoken Interface Preview."

Hearing loss

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VoiceOver also includes support for many Braille displays for those who are both blind and deaf.

MacBook

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For users with MacBooks or Magic Trackpads, a number of special multitouch features are also available.

Magic Trackpad

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For users with MacBooks or Magic Trackpads, a number of special multitouch features are also available.

Multi-touch

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For users with MacBooks or Magic Trackpads, a number of special multitouch features are also available.

Nuance Communications

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In Mac OS X 10.7, Apple offered the download of RealSpeak voices from Nuance for use with VoiceOver.

Graphical user interface

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It displays information about the GUI element that is currently under the cursor.

IPhone 3GS

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A few months later, with the release of the iPhone 3GS, VoiceOver was added to iOS.

IPod Touch

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When the iPod Touch was upgraded to match the hardware of the iPhone 3GS (in iPod touch's third generation), it also gained VoiceOver capability.

IPad

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The iPad, since its introduction, has also had VoiceOver capability.

Double-click

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A user can double-tap—similar to double-clicking a mouse—to activate a selected element, just as if a sighted user had tapped the item.