Simply Reading v 3.0.7 (Android 9) / Talkback

Testsuite: Accessibility

  • Name
    Simply Reading
  • Version
    3.0.7
  • Operating System
    Android
  • Operating System Version
    9
  • Assistive technology
    Talkback
  • Assistive technology features
    Touch/Gestures, Screenreader/Self-voicing
  • Last Updated
    Feb. 11, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
  • Notes

Summaries

Short summary

Basic, non-visual and maths and image accessibility tests performed with screen reader

Long summary

This app is specially designed for Talkback users and has many dedicated gestures to make reading and navigation easier. It supports most fundamental accessibility features apart from navigation by internal hyperlinks and headings. Selection and copying of text is also not supported.
It is good for reading text based material, maths and long image descriptions are not supported.

Support Results

Basic Functionality

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 100%

Basic Functionality

4/4
Operating system/Platform accessibility Supported
The reading system can be activated independently Supported
Open content Supported File side loaded using the device memory
Listing documents Supported

Navigation

7/7
Supported The app numbers all the TOC entries like 1, 1.1 and so on. With the numbering the hierarchy is perceivable to Talkback.
Supported
Supported Has a dedicated go to print pages command
Supported
Supported Has a dedicated gesture - three finger swipe right to left
Supported
Supported Also has dedicated next and previous chapter gestures

Highlights, Notes, and Bookmarks

4/4
Add a Bookmark or Highlight Supported
Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Supported
Add a note Supported
Review and navigate Notes Supported

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Non-Visual Reading

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 71.4%

Non-Visual Reading

10/14
Initiate "read from here" Supported
Stop and resume reading Supported
All text should be read in the proper order Supported
Image alternate text reading Supported
Change reading speed Supported
TTS allows pause for headings, paragraphs, list items, etc Supported
Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Not Supported
Navigate between internal hyperlinks Not Supported
Move to the next block item Supported
Navigate by characters Supported
Navigate by words Supported
Navigate by lines Supported
Navigate the content by headings Not Supported
Select and copy text Not Supported

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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 0%

MathML

0/6
Support for fallback mechanism Not Supported Talkback is not able to read any text on the page.
Support for JavaScript and MathML Not Supported Talkback is not able to read any text on the page.
Navigating inline MathML with AT and other technologies Not Supported Talkback is not able to read any text on the page.
Navigating block MathML with AT and other technologies Not Supported Talkback is not able to read any text on the page.
Rendering of inline MathML Not Supported The maths expression is not displayed properly.
Rendering of block MathML Not Supported The maths expression is not displayed properly.

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Extended Descriptions

Feature Test Result Notes
Cumulative Score 11.1%

Extended descriptions

2/18
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) in figure element Not Supported Talkback cannot read the page with the image at all.
Moving to extended description inside figcaption Not Supported
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements inside figcaption Not Supported
Detection of aria-details Not Supported Talkback cannot read the page with the image at all.
Moving to extended description next to the image Not Supported Talkback cannot read the page with the image at all.
Detection and utilization of details and summary elements Not Supported Talkback cannot read the page with the image at all.
Detection of aria-details on image (img element) Not Supported Talkback cannot read the page with the image at all.
Linking to extended description at end of chapter Not Supported Link to go to description not available.
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via text hyperlink Not Supported The link to extended description cannot be activated.
Fallback technique for linking to extended description via image hyperlink Not Supported
aria-describedby points to an aside in a figcaption Not Supported The description is read after the horizontal break. The screen reader focus moves away from the page and it is difficult to continue reading after the description.
aria-describedby points to an aside at the end of chapter Not Supported The description is read after the image. The screen reader focus moves away from the page content, it is difficult to continue reading the rest of the book.
Block-level image with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Supported
Inline graphic with empty alt and without role="presentation" Not Supported
Block-level image with role="presentation" and empty alt Supported
Inline graphic with role="presentation" and empty alt Supported
Expanding details and ease of reading Not Tested
Collapsing and pagination Not Tested

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