New updates for the Azure Immersive Reader SDK to allow partners more flexibility

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Today, we’re thrilled to release version 1.2 of the Immersive Reader SDK for Azure Applied AI.  The Immersive Reader SDK allows third party apps and partners to add Immersive Reader right into their products. We’ve had scores of partners integrate the Immersive Reader, and some of them are listed in the image below. The Immersive Reader helps people of all abilities, including dyslexia, ADHD, emerging readers, non-native speakers, people with visual impairments.  If there’s an app you love to use in your classroom and you would love to see an Immersive Reader icon show up there soon, let them know.  

 

The 1.2.0 release brought in several new features and several important new Samples. See the full list of changes at https://github.com/microsoft/immersive-reader-sdk/releases/tag/v1.2.0

 

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New Features

  • Option to disable the Translation experience
  • Option to disable the Grammar experience
  • Option to set the theme to light or dark
  • Option to disable Language Detection
  • Option to set the parent node where the iframe/webview container is placed

Improvements

  • Add title and aria modal attributes to the iframe
  • Set isLoading to false when exiting
  • Added a React code sample
  • Added an Ember code sample
  • Added Azure function code sample
  • Added a C# code sample demonstrating how to call the Azure Function for authentication
  • Added an Android Kotlin code sample demonstrating how to call the Azure Function for authentication
  • Updated the Swift code sample to be Objective C compliant
  • Updated Advanced C# code sample to demonstrate the usage of new options: parent node, disableGrammar, disableTranslation, and disableLanguageDetection

 

Get Started Today

To begin exploring how to integration the Immersive Reader into your app or service, here are some helpful getting start links:

We look forward to hearing your feedback, and partners enabling the Immersive Reader to help even more people with reading. 

 

Mike Tholfsen

Group Product Manager

Microsoft Education

@mtholfsen 

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