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 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS for Windows (18) Internet Explorer 11. 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
2 Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.1.0 (Windows 8.1) JAWS 18 76.9% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
3 EasyReader v iOS (iOS 10.3) Voiceover 100% 92.3% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
4 EasyReader v 7.0.6 (Windows Windows 10) NVDA 2017.2 92.3% 92.3% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
5 Simply Reading by DAISY Consortium v Latest (Android Latest) Talkback 84.6% 92.3% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
6 Voice Dream Reader v XX (iOS XX) Voiceover 92.3% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
7 Capti Voice Narrator v XX (iOS XX) Voiceover 76.9% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
8 VoiceDream Reader v Latest (see notes) (Android see notes) Talkback v5.2.1 84.6% 38.5% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
9 Play Books v latest (Android (see notes)) Talkback v5.2.1. 92.3% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
10 Kindle for PC v Latest (Windows 10) Jaws 18 76.9% 76.9% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
11 Microsoft Edge v latest (Windows 10) Jaws 2018 build 1710.1 69.2% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
12 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3 Firefox V56 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
13 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille Display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
14 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
15 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
16 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille Display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
17 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 and Baum Varioultra Braille display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
18 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
19 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS and Varioultra Braille display. 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
20 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
21 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 and Baum Varioultra Braille display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
22 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra Braille display 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
23 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) Voiceover 84.6% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
24 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) Voiceover, Baum Varioultra Braille display 84.6% 100% Not Tested 0% Not Tested

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