Google has announced improved screen reader compatibility and other accessibility improvements in its popular applications for word processing, website development, and time management.
Hangout has 'voice activation' (not speech recognition), which automatically shifts the active camera to whoever is talking so that everyone in the Hangout sees the speaker. This aids people with impaired dexterity or cognition.
Sign language users can now request the floor also, with a special command keystroke.
Hangout's accessibility for blind and low vision users is still under review -- tune in here frequently for more information.
AT&T VRS partnered with Yellow Pages to provide new search features in video calling. The VL5 app includes one-click calling and direct access to YPmobile.