Play Books v latest (Android (see notes)) / Talkback v5.2.1.

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Play Books
  • Version
    latest
  • Operating System
    Android
  • Operating System Version
    (see notes)
  • Assistive technology
    Talkback v5.2.1.
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Sept. 27, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
  • Notes
    v3.14.17 Android 7.0

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 92.3%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system accessibility Supported
Reading system activation Supported
Open content Supported Opened the test file using the file manager.
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

4/5
Supported Talkback does not read precisely from the chosen section particularly when it is not at top of page. The reading with Read Aloud feature is correct.
Not Supported Print page navigation feature is not available.
Supported
Supported In the skim mode sufficient information about current reading position is provided. When Read Aloud feature is being used, it is possible to check current reading position and then continue reading from last position.
Supported When Read Aloud feature is active, reading starts from the searched text. When using Talkback, the reading starts from top of page.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

4/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported Bookmarking is accessible.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported Bookmarks can be seen in a tab in the TOC view
Add a note Supported
Review and navigate Notes Supported

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 69.2%

Non-Visual Reading

9/13
Initiate "read from here" Not Supported Reading with Talkback stops at the end of current screen. .
Stop and resume reading Not Supported Talkback reading is limited to the current screen.
Proper reading order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported Talkback reads image alt text.
Change reading speed Supported
Pauses in TTS reading Supported
Navigation in table Supported Table is recognized by TAlkback.
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Not Supported Hyperlinks are identified by Talkback in the book content but when clicked, the focus moves to the Skim view instead of the destination page.
Move to the next block item Supported
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported Reading by line with Talkback requires improvement.
Navigate the content by headings Not Supported Heading navigation with Talkback is limited to current page/screen. On manually moving to next or previous page, heading navigation does not work instantly. The page content has to be swiped to before using heading navigation. Further, heading navigation reads more text than intended.

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 75%

Visual Adjustment

6/8
Change font size Supported
Change background and foreground color Supported
Change brightness Supported
Apply high contrast system configuration Supported
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Supported
Change Font Supported
Support for SVG Not Supported The SVG is not displayed.
Enlarge SVG image Not Supported The SVG is not displayed.

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 100%

Read Aloud

8/8
The content can be read aloud Supported
Stop and resume reading Supported
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Supported
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Change Read Aloud reading speed Supported
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Supported
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Supported
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Supported

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Media Overlays

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Basic Tests

0/3
Media Overlays Playback Not Tested
Pause and resume from the same position, without closing the book Not Tested
Resume playback from last position on opening a book Not Tested

Navigation Tests

0/10
Section Navigation - Previous/Next Phrase Not Tested
Navigate to previous section Not Tested
Navigate to next section Not Tested
Navigate with pagelist Not Tested
Move to next page Not Tested
Move to previous page Not Tested
Text and media overlay synchronization Not Tested
Set and navigate to bookmarks Not Tested
Section Navigation - TOC Not Tested
Continuous playback across page turns Not Tested

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