Guide To Tablets For Visually Impaired Users | Vital Tech

Tablets and other devices

Last modified: 12th February 2019

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Almost all tablets and Chromebooks come with built-in accessibility features as standard.


Mainstream products

Tablets now have accessibility built into the device in the same way as smartphones do.  It is worth a read of our smartphones section to find out more.

Other options to consider…

Chromebooks use the Google Chrome operating system which comes with the ChromeVox screen-reader.  Chromebooks are great for browsing the internet and for accessing online services.


Handy hints

The development of voice controlled systems such as Amazon Echo and Google Home are also likely to provide increasingly realistic alternatives to traditional computers.

Useful links

Chromevox YouTube video