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Vincenzo Rubano
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Developed by Google, TalkBack is a screen reader that makes it possible for blind and visually impaired people to use devices running the Android operating system or any of its variations (such as Android TV): these include smart phones, tablets, and even smart TVs and a wide variety of different devices that serve an even wider variety of user’s needs.

Unfortunately, TalkBack behaviors (such as gestures to enable and disable it quickly) can be influenced by many factors including (but not limited to) customizations by the device manufacturer, the Android version or the version of TalkBack itself currently in use. Therefore, it may not always behave exactly the same across different devices.

TalkBack supports output via speech synthesis (through any text-to-speech engine), Braille, or a combination of both.

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