Making Technology More Accessible: OneNote, Project Torino and Copilot for Xbox One

By Microsoft Accessibility Blog As we continue to make our technology and services more accessible, we want to share a few recent highlights. This week, Microsoft is making the Accessibility Checker available on OneNote for Windows 10 as part of a series of updates for Office 365. The Accessibility Checker, which is also available in…


Game Chat Transcription feature available today in Halo Wars 2 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs

By Evelyn Thomas, Xbox Program Manager Today, Microsoft is releasing a new pilot feature available on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs called Game Chat Transcription. This feature allows speech-to-text and text-to-speech capabilities, offering a new way to communicate that creates a more accessible and inclusive gaming experience for everyone. Game Chat Transcription works in…


CSUN 2017 Conference Recap

By Jenny Lay-Flurrie – Chief Accessibility Officer The Microsoft team and I were in San Diego last week at the 2017 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. There were so many moments of inspiration and learnings for us that it’s hard to choose just a few highlights. This year, Microsoft had the largest crew ever with over…


A Look Back – and a Look Ahead – at Accessibility at Microsoft

By Jenny Lay-Flurrie – Chief Accessibility Officer It’s been a little over a year since Microsoft restructured our approach to accessibility across the company and what a year it’s been! With CSUN kicking off this morning, want to take a moment to highlight the momentum at Microsoft and share some news – including an expanded…