A new accessibility feature has been added to Amazon Alexa, where users can now adjust the speaking speed of the device. This means Alexa will now speak as quickly or slowly as the user would like, offering a more customizable smart assistant experience.
The new accessibility feature is currently live for Alexa devices located in the United States. The slowed-down speaking feature could help those with hearing impairments understand what Alexa is saying. Additionally visually impaired people may request to make the device speak quicker.
Alexa now has a baseline speaking rate, along with eight other speaking rates. Four of them are faster than the baseline rate and four are slower than the baseline. This will allow users to find the speaking rate that is just right for them.
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