Automatically pause Narrator while Cortana is listening.
Unlike Siri and VoiceOver on Apple products, Cortana and Narrator are not integrated. Blind and low vision users expect the screen reader to pause whenever a personal assistant is listening for commands.
One third-party developer, Freedom Scientific attempts to remedy this by ducking the audio from it's screen reader (JAWS) whenever Cortana is invoked. However, this method isn't always effective at preventing Cortana from detecting feedback from JAWS.
Is it possible to provide such functionality in Narrator?
Thank you for your feedback. We will pass this on to the product team.
The Microsoft Disability Answer Desk team.