Reading System Evaluations

The following reading systems have been evaluated:

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# Name AT Basic Functionality Non-Visual Reading Visual Adjustment Tests Read Aloud Media Overlays
1 Gyan Reader v 1.7.1 (Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) ) Talkback V3.5.2 on Samsung GT-i9300 running Android 4.3 30.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
2 Readium for Chrome v 2.14.2 (Windows 7 ) JAWS v15.0.10026 screen reader 23.1% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 61.5%
3 Lektz v 4.8 (Android 4.4 ) Talkback, Lektz v4.8.2 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
4 Adobe Digital Editions 4.0.3.110333 v 4.0.3.110333 (Win 7 ) NVDA v2015.1 46.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 84.6%
5 Kindle for iPad v 4.8 (iOS 8.2 ) Voiceover 61.5% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
6 AZARDI v 38.0.1 (Windows 8.1 64 bit ) Jaws v16 23.1% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
7 Menestrello v 3.0.0 (2015.02.05) build 380f1dtb (iOS 8.4 on iPad Air 2 ) Voiceover 23.1% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
8 ePub3 Reader v 1.0.0 (Windows 8.1 64 bit ) NVDA 2015.2 15.4% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
9 Helicon Reader v 2.15 (Android 4.4 ) Talkback 23.1% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
10 Kindle for PC with accessibility plugin v 1.12.0 (Windows 8.1 ) Jaws 16 30.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
11 Kindle for Android v 4.14.0.199 (Android 5.1 ) Talkback 46.2% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
12 Capti Narrator v 2.0 (iOS 8.4 ) Voiceover on iPhone 5s 30.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
13 Kindle Fire v 5th Generation (Fire OS 5.0.1 ) VoiceView 53.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
14 Voice Dream Reader v 1.0.5 (Android 5.1.1 ) Talkback v4.3.1 46.2% 0% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
15 VitalSource bookshelf Windows v XX (Windows 10) JAWS for Windows (Version 18), Baum Varioultra 20 Braille display 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
16 VitalSource bookshelf Windows v XX (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.1, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille Display 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
17 VitalSource bookshelf Windows v XX (Windows 10) Humanware Brailliant BI40 Braille display. 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
18 VitalSource Bookshelf iOS App v XX (iOS 9.0) Voiceover, Baum Vario 20 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
19 VitalSource Bookshelf iOS App v XX (iOS 9.0) Humanware Brailliant BI40 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
20 VitalSource Bookshelf Android App v XX (Android 5.x) Talkback, Varioultra 20 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
21 VitalSource Bookshelf Android App v XX (Android 5.x) Humanware Brailliant BI40 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
22 VitalSource Bookshelf Desktop Mac Platform v XX (Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11) VoiceOver screen reading program, Baum Vario 20 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 15.4%
23 VitalSource Bookshelf Desktop Mac Platform v XX (Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11) Humanware Brailliant BI40 Braille display 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
24 iBooks for iPad v 4.6 (iOS 9.2.1) Voiceover 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
25 Kobo Android App v 6.6 (Android 6.0.1) 46.2% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
26 Kobo iOS App v 7.10 (iOS 9.2.1) 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 15.4%
27 Kobo Desktop App v 3.19.3765 (Windows Windows 7) 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
28 Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.1.0 (Windows 8.1) JAWS 17 53.8% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 84.6%
29 Voice Dream v 3.7.0 (iOS 9.2) Voiceover 61.5% 0% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
30 Gitden Reader v 4.5.1 (iOS 9.3) Voiceover 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
31 Lektz Reader v 4.9 (iOS 9.3) Voiceover 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
32 LuciMoo Moodle EPUB Import Plugin v 0.16 (Moodle 3.1) Jaws 17 46.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
33 Cloudshelf v 1.0.1 (iOS 9.3.2) iOS 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 61.5%
34 Read&Write for Google v 1.7.3.40 (Chrome OS 51.0.2704.106 (64-bit)) Self voicing application 53.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
35 Lucifox for Firefox v 0.9.13 (Windows 7) NVDA 2016.3jp 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
36 Lucifox for Firefox v 0.9.13 (Windows 10) NVDA 2016.3jp 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
37 Play Books v 3.12.15 (Android 7.0) Talkback version 5.2 53.8% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
38 EasyReader v 7.0.6 (Windows Windows 10) NVDA 2017.2 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested

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