Meet Alexa, Amazon’s smart voice assistant!Posted on 02-02-2019
After receiving the visit of Google Assistant and Siri, it's now Alexa's turn to visit the Canadialog studios! In this podcast of more than two hours duration, Olivier and Alexandre introduce you to Alexa, the voice assistant designed by Amazon. They show you the interface of the Amazon Alexa mobile app, as well as what it is possible to do with Alexa and Echo connected speakers: making calls, sending messages, controlling smart plugs and much more. Knowing that Amazon's smart speakers are controlled exclusively by using your voice and the Alexa assistant, these are fully accessible and can be used without any issue by blind or visually impaired persons. In fact, Alexa can be so helpful for you to accomplish tasks in your daily life.Read more Meet Alexa, Amazon’s smart voice assistant!
Feedback from the accessibility point of view on the use of iPhones launched in 2018Posted on 16-01-2019
In this podcast, Olivier gives you his first impressions of the iPhone XR after a few days of use. It also gives a brief reminder of the new gestures introduced with the iPhone X and iPhones that were launched in 2018 to replace the home button as well as shortcut keys to know requiring the use of the side button. Finally, Olivier shares his experience with Face ID on a daily usage.Read more Feedback from the accessibility point of view on the use of iPhones launched in 2018
Test of the HomePod, Apple’s connected speakerPosted on 09-01-2019
Are you curious to learn more about the HomePod, Apple’s connected speaker? During the holiday period, Alexandre and Olivier tested this product for about a week. In this first podcast of the year, they give you a physical description of this device, show you the initial setup process, as well as some things that you can perform using Siri. Read more Test of the HomePod, Apple’s connected speaker
Easily modify JAWS keyboard shortcuts by using the keyboard managerPosted on 20-12-2018
In this podcast, Alexandre introduces you to the keyboard manager of JAWS. This utility allows you to create new and modify existing keyboard shortcuts, Braille shortcuts as well as gestures for touch screens. Alexandre also shows you how to change the quick navigation keys for web browsing. Finally, see how to create a keyboard shortcut to automatically start JAWS. Take note that the team will be back in January with new podcasts and more exciting topics, so ... stay tuned! We wish you happy holidays and a happy new year 2019!Read more Easily modify JAWS keyboard shortcuts by using the keyboard manager