Your iPhone could speak with your own voice and practically speak for you very soon, Business Insider reports. Apple has unveiled a new feature for its devices that sees the iPhone and iPad generate digital copies of users’ voices.

Another new service called “Live Speech” is expected, which allows users to enter a phrase and save commonly used phrases for the device to say during phone or FaceTime calls or in-person conversations.

Apple says it will use machine learning to create the voice within the device itself so that the data is more secure and private. The features listed are part of the company’s latest efforts to ensure accessibility. Apple pointed to conditions like ALS where people are at risk of losing their ability to speak.

“At Apple, we’ve always believed that the best technology is technology built for everyone,”

said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

“At the end of the day, the most important thing is to be able to communicate with your friends and family. If you can tell them you love them, in a voice that sounds like yours, that makes a big difference.”

Says Philip Green, a board member of the nonprofit Team Gleason, whose voice has changed significantly since being diagnosed with ALS, in a press release.

It’s not yet clear exactly when Personal Voice will be available, but Apple says it will happen before the end of the year.

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