At Mozilla we are always looking at ways that we can use our voice to help people on the web. Whether it be through campaigning on important issues, or through helping protect users privacy on the web, Mozilla has used its voice to help people all over the world. Many of these projects are things that we, as contributors, are already involved in and are part of. But what if you just wanted to use to voice to close a tab in Firefox, or search for music, or have a page read to you? What if instead of typing into a search box, you could just ask Firefox to “search for sushi in Auckland”, or “find pictures of red pandas"?
By being part of the advance testing group, you will be sent a link to download the add-on and may be sent occasional questions about the experience using it. You can download and install Firefox Voice from here.
As with any pre-Release software, as early testers we have the opportunity to help the team working on it by finding and filing bugs and making feature requests. You can do this here or directly into GitHub here.
I do appreciate that you may be a little concerned that this is only available in English - I too believe that the web should be available for all. Although the language choice is limited at present, the hope is to make use of the amazing work done by contributors to Common Voice. If you want to use your voice to help with this, you can do so here.
I hope that in reading this, you too are as excited about this development for Firefox as I am and the possibilities it may bring to help more people use the web.