Microsoft Soundscape helps those who are visually impaired with a voice-based map app

Found 43 days ago at WinBeta

According to Melanie Kneisel, a Software Engineer at Microsoft Research, one of the major features in Soundscape is a feature they refer to as automatic callouts. As a person approaches identifiable places and things like businesses, bus stops, and intersections, Soundscape will call out the name of the place or thing from the direction they are located. If you are walking towards a Starbucks that...

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