Better Image Recognition Comes To JAWS Using AI

In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the world of accessible technology with their usual banter.

The guys discuss the news from Google that the Pixel 8 smartphone won’t be able to run their latest Gemini AI, while Wear OS 4 gets a new text to speech voice. Plus there are rumours about Apple’s new upcoming accessibility features coming out in iOS 18 and Mac OS 15.

Our main story today focuses on JAWS, the screenreader made by Vispero. The company’s Vice President of Software and Product Development joins Steven and Shaun to discuss the new AI image recognition feature available now via their Early Adopters Program, and Michael Babcock joins in to share his first thoughts providing us with a short demo of the new feature in action.

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