Improved mail fetching, voices and new buttons

Speaking Email Update 24 Nov 2016


We've been quietly beavering away on improving the mail fetching, fixing some bugs, and putting user feedback into action.


We now have some great features to push live.


Improved mail fetching

We have dedicated a lot of time to improving the mail fetching across all platforms. If you experienced issues with emails downloading, we hope you will try again now that we think we have ironed out all the wrinkles. In particular, Office 365 users will now notice a much improved experience without the previous timeouts and errors.


Voices

On iOS you can now choose which voices you would like to introduce and read out your emails. If you speak more than one language, Speaking Email can now automatically switch voices to match the language detected in the email content. This will be coming to Android too.


New button overlay

A number of users asked for one or two extra buttons but we had trouble fitting them in. We've done away with the 3 or 4 small buttons at the bottom of the screen. You now single-tap anywhere on screen to show the new command button overlay sporting bigger buttons, which are easy to tap while driving. As requested by users, we have included a Trash button in addition to Archive.


Speaking Email partners:

Bosch
University of South Carolina

Speaking Email users include:

Amazon
Cisco
Dell
Fonterra
Honeywell
HP
Massey University
NASA
TESCO
The Metropolitan Museum
University of Auckland
University of Sydney