Windows 10 Build 18932 brings a long list of new eye control features
Microsoft is back with another Windows 10 20H1 preview build. The update takes the existing version to Windows 10 build 18932.
This build brings some major changes and improvements for Windows 10 users. Some of these are improvements related to notification and Eye Control.
Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 20H1 in the first half next year. However, these changes are currently available to Fast Ring Insiders.
Lets quickly discuss some major changes and improvements included in this release.
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18932 changelog
Eye Control Improvements
Microsoft is using customer feedback to improve Eye Control in Windows 10. The tech giant improved the following features in Windows 10 20H1.
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This build brings the mouse drag-and-drop functionality and a precise mouse control tool. They can now use a combination of Ctrl modifier keys along with clicks and drags.
Users can now completely hide the launchpad with the help of the pause button. It appears on the again on the screen when you look away from the screen or close your eyes briefly.
This feature will help the users to enjoy video content in an uninterrupted session.
Previously, we used “Dwell” to click a button. Now users have another method named switch. The target selection is done via Dwell but you need to use the switch to click a button.
Improved Eye Control management settings
Microsoft improved Eye Control settings in Windows 10 20H1. You can now effectively manage Eye Control features.
Gaze Interaction Library
Developers wanted to develop their own gaze enabled apps. Microsoft considered the popular demand of the users. They can now use an open source Gaze Interaction Library to develop the applications. The library is available in Windows Community Toolkit.
However, as far as the accessibility is concerned, the tech giant improved Magnifier UI and Narrator in this build. Magnifier now supports the dark theme and offers text sizing.
Moreover, the Narrator can now automatically read different emails and web pages.
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You can now open notifications settings or turn off notifications for individual apps through the notification toast. Furthermore, the Action Center now has an option to manage notifications.
Windows 10 Build 18932 bug fixes
Microsoft fixed two errors that prevented users from downloading the update. Previously, the update failed with the error codes 0x80070005 and 0xc0000409.
Microsoft encourages its users to use Microsoft Accessibility Feedback Forum or the Feedback Hub to provide their feedback.
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