Google has made its Voice Access app available globally after.
The app lets you move around or between screens and open apps through spoken commands.
“Voice Access can be useful for people who have difficulty using a touchscreen due to paralysis, tremor, temporary injury, or other reasons,” Google writes in the app’s Play Store listing.
The search giant notes that 19.7 percent of the population in the US alone (62 million people) have forms of mobility impairment impacting their hand functions.
It recommends that you activate the “Ok Google” detection from any screen, get the Google Now Launcher and download a language for offline speech recognition. To activate it, open your device’s settings app, go to Accessibility and tap Voice Access, and you’ll be able to toggle it in on.
The feature requires Android 5.0 — Lollipop — or later.
Google didn’t immediately respond to a request for additional comment.
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