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1. Google intros a pair of Android accessibility features for people with hearing loss
Live Transcribe is, perhaps, the more compelling of the two offerings. As its name implies, the feature transcribes audio in real time, so users with hearing loss can read text, in order to enable a live, two-way conversation.
Meanwhile, Sound Amplifier is designed to filter out ambient and unwanted noise, without boosting the volume on already loud sounds.
2. Amazon’s Audible brings Choose Your Own Adventure stories to Alexa devices
These are professionally performed, voice-controlled narratives from…