Home automation systems are a fantastic tool when it comes to making your home accessible, but their voice-activation software may be difficult for those who have speech impairments. Assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant can be a lifeline for certain communities like the blind or visually impaired, or those with physical disabilities, but the need for voice commands leaves out a slew of other people. Read how Google’s engineers are trying to make the machine more accessible to everyone here.