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Yahoo! Mail for visually impaired users

Yahoo! Mail for visually impaired usersYahoo! has added a new feature to Yahoo! Mail that will make the webmail application more accessible to visually impared users.

Yahoo!'s R&D team in India has been developing Yahoo! Mail Classic to be accessible to everyone. The new developments include visually impaired access to mail on all standard screen readers with text to speech, sound icons and special Braille output.

Yahoo! has a team of accessibility experts that ensure their products benefit all users with disabilities which is expected from a company their size. However, where is Google? Are they working on a version of Gmail for the visually impaired? People out there are interested. IBM has been working on a special web browser for the visually impaired under the code name A-Browser.

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