Windows 8 wants to break the heart of all users, even those who have physical problems that make it very difficult to use and Tablet PCs. We have made ??major enhancements to existing Windows 7, now more simple and effective, as well as touch-friendly.
As you can see from the video below, the Magnifier and the Narrator have been greatly enhanced.
The magnifying glass is very important for users who are visually impaired, because it allows you to zoom in an area of ??the screen to see it bigger. Windows 7 this tool works very well, but Windows 8 was necessary a reinterpretation touch.
The big news is the frame mode is activated magnifying glass, with four buttons in the four corners (two for zoom in and reduce it to two) and four bars (one per side). Through the sidebars you can scroll the screen using a finger, and with two fingers can be a speedy pinch-to-zoom (instead of pressing the buttons in the corners).
Microsoft has obviously thought about the fact that at times you might lose your sense of direction when the zoom is very high, this has introduced a sort of overview mode (the image you see on top of this article) that is activated by touching two fingers, the ends of the screen. In this way we can quickly move our lens along the screen.
The voice-prompted, after its activation, may be invoked by holding down the area that we want to be read. Windows 8 recognizes so very effective any interface element, making them able to read even in areas where there is no text (for example, relied on a Tile will tell us the name of the application).
Click the graphic to actually just do a tap with the second finger, while the first is the object in question.
Tools for developers
Microsoft is focusing to offer to the programmers tools that simplify development and provide the same highly efficient and standardized code. In the specific aspect of accessibility are the new Accessibility APIs that provide a simple standard to make their applications fully integrated with the accessibility tools in Windows 8.
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