Dolphin EasyReader v 7.0.6 (Windows Windows 10)
/ NVDA 2017.2
Name Dolphin EasyReader
Operating System Windows
Operating System Version
Assistive technology NVDA 2017.2
Assistive technology features Keyboard, Screenreader/Self-voicing
Last Updated Dec. 13, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
In this evaluation only basic and non-visual tests have been performed with screen reader. The visual adjustment and read aloud tests are contained in a separate evaluation.
The application does not have support for print pages i.e. page numbers hard coded in the EPUB file. The internal hyperlinks are also not identified by the screen reader. All other tests are supported by the screen reader.
Operating system accessibility
Reading system activation
Test book was opened using the "Import from Computer" feature.
Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents
Navigate content by pages
The hard coded print pages are not recognized. Navigation from the print page list available at the bottom of the TOC document is also not supported.
Navigate by reflowed page number
Read navigation information
To check the current section name, the heading list command of the screen reader (Ins + F7) is invoked. The current page number information is available in the status bar. The reading can be resumed from the last location after obtaining the location information.
Perform a search, review the search results
Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks
Add a Bookmark or Highlight
The keystrokes to add bookmark and notes conflict with NVDA commands. Therefore, the "pass through (NVDA + F2)" keystroke needs to be used for marking bookmarks. The Context menu can also be used.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights
The Bookmarks TAB in TOC view is accessible with NVDA.
The text can be read with the screen reader as well as in-built TTS. For continuous reading, The reading position can be chosen by navigating the TOC or the book text with NVDA. It is necessary to select the reading position by pressing Spacebar before activating the paly button.
Stop and resume reading
The TTS reading resumes reading at correct location.
Proper reading order
The reading order is respected by in-built TTS and NVDA.
Image alternate text reading
Image alt text is read by in-built TTS and NVDA.
Change reading speed
Pauses in TTS reading
Navigation in table
The table cells can be navigated using the forward and rewind commands when reading with TTS. NVDA is able to recognize the table and all table navigation commands are working.
Navigation between internal hyperlinks
Hyperlinks are not recognized within the book text and therefore are not navigable or clickable.