Kindle v 6.0.3 (iOS 10.3.3) / Voiceover

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Kindle
  • Version
    6.0.3
  • Operating System
    iOS
  • Operating System Version
    10.3.3
  • Assistive technology
    Voiceover
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Dec. 10, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Tested with Voiceover. Only Basic and Non-visual tests performed. Visual and Read Aloud tests are contained in another evaluation. Media overlays not supported.

Long summary

The tests not supported are:
Print page navigation, Current location information, Image alt text, Navigation in tables, Hyperlinks, Next block navigation and navigation by headings.

Continuous Voiceover reading is supported. The reading continues across pages and also advances to the next chapter/document.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 69.2%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system accessibility Supported
Reading system activation Supported
Open content Supported The KFX version of the test book was transferred to the Apple device using the ITunes app on PC.
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

2/5
Not Tested
Not Supported Print page navigation is not supported.
Supported Three finger horizontal swipe can be used to navigate between pages.
Not Supported The name of the current section cannot be determined in any way.
Supported The search feature and reading of the search results is accessible with Voiceover.On choosing a search result, the Voiceover reading can be started only from top of the page which contains the searched text.

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

3/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Not Tested Bookmark can be added on the current page by pausing the reading and then using the add bookmark button.
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported The bookmarks are listed in the Notes and Highlights window.
Add a note Supported It is possible to select desired text by moving the left and right boundaries of the text selector but it is tedious to use since all controls on this screen cannot be accessed using the standard Voiceover swiping gestures. Notes can however be added easily on random text on current page.
Review and navigate Notes Supported Notes are listed in the Notes and Highlights window and can be accessed easily.

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 61.5%

Non-Visual Reading

8/13
Initiate "read from here" Supported The reading start location can be selected by exploring the screen. Voiceover reading continues across pages and chapters. The text being read is generally in view.
Stop and resume reading Supported Reading can be paused and resumed from the same location by using the two finger single tap.
Proper reading order Supported
Image alternate text reading Not Supported The image alt text is not read by Voiceover.
Change reading speed Supported Voiceover controls can be used.
Pauses in TTS reading Supported Voiceover respects the punctuations but there is no additional pause between different text elements.
Navigation in table Not Supported Voiceover treats the table content as text written on different lines.Row and column navigation is not available. It is also not possible to determine the current location in the table e.g. current row number or column number.
Navigation between internal hyperlinks Not Supported Hyperlinks are not identified by Voiceover.
Move to the next block item Not Supported Voiceover focus cannot be moved to the next block item. Text can be read either by lines or the complete text on the page is read out upon attempting the swipe gestures.
Navigate by characters Supported Character navigation is available in Voiceover rotor and works in the app.
Navigate by words Supported Word navigation is available in Voiceover rotor and works in the app.
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Not Supported Headings are not recognized by Voiceover.

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Visual Adjustment Tests

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Visual Adjustment

0/8
Change font size Not Tested
Change background and foreground color Not Tested
Change brightness Not Tested
Apply high contrast system configuration Not Tested
Magnify the User Interface(UI) Not Tested
Change Font Not Tested
Support for SVG Not Tested
Enlarge SVG image Not Tested

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Read Aloud

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Read Aloud

0/8
The content can be read aloud Not Tested
Stop and resume reading Not Tested
The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user Not Tested
All text should be read in the proper order Not Tested
Change Read Aloud reading speed Not Tested
Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately Not Tested
Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Not Tested
The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Not Tested

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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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Math

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

MathML

0/6
Support for fallback mechanism Not Tested
Support for JavaScript and MathML Not Tested
Navigating inline MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Navigating block MathML with AT and other technologies Not Tested
Rendering of inline MathML Not Tested
Rendering of block MathML Not Tested

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Extended Descriptions

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score Not Tested

Extended descriptions

0/22
Detection of aria-details on img in figure Not Tested
Moving to extended description inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of details and summary elements inside figcaption Not Tested
Expanding and collapsing the details element inside figcaption Not Tested
Detection of aria-details Not Tested
Moving to extended description next to the image Not Tested
Detection of details and summary elements Not Tested
Expanding and collapsing the details element Not Tested
Detection of aria-details on img Not Tested
Linking to extended description at end of chapter Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via text hyperlink Not Tested
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via image hyperlink Not Tested
Text hyperlinking to footnote reference Not Tested
Image hyperlinking to footnote reference Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside in a figcaption Not Tested
aria-describedby points to an aside at the end of chapter Not Tested
Block-level image with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Inline graphic with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Tested
Block-level img with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Inline graphic with role="presentation" and empty alt Not Tested
Expanding details and ease of reading Not Tested
Collapsing and pagination Not Tested

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