The AccessibleNews is built upon the technology to smartly understand the page layout and help blind users to access the content more quickly.
The new version 1.1 for AccessibleNews addon enhances the previous release in the following ways -
1. The extraction algorithm has been revised and enhanced a lot to make article identification more accurate.
2. We have added the new functionality to add Accessible Tags to an web-page so that a page can be easily navigated using a screen reader.
To support the above features key board shortcuts has been changed.
1 . To extract the content - Alt + X
2. To add Accessible Tags - Alt + A
3. For the first time need to sign-up first. Its free and unlimited for plugin-usage.(We intend to keep it that way forever)
While feature 1 shows remarkable extraction accuracy on pages with content, feature 2 makes portals and their homepages more navigable and accessible for visually impaired and blinds using a screen reader.
Moreover, the new add-on has been has been enhanced to work with most latest release of Firefox so that you can continue to enjoy the unmatched browsing experience.