Reading System Evaluations

The following reading systems have been evaluated:

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Reading System Essential Advanced Summaries
# Name AT Basic Functionality Non-Visual Reading Visual Adjustment Tests Read Aloud Media Overlays Short Summary Long Summary
1 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS for Windows (18) Internet Explorer 11. 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are tested. Media Overlay is currently not supported in reader. Read more
2 Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.1.0 (Windows 8.1) JAWS 18 76.9% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested for screen reader accessibility. The visual adjustment and read aloud test results are contained in another evaluation. Read more
3 Microsoft Edge v 40.15031.0.0 (Windows 10) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 87.5% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
4 Dolphin EasyReader v 1.5 (iOS 10.3.3) Voiceover 100% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with Voiceover for non-visual accessibility. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests are contained in another evaluation. Read more
5 Dolphin EasyReader v 7.0.6 (Windows Windows 10) NVDA 2017.2 92.3% 92.3% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested In this evaluation only basic and non-visual tests have been performed with screen reader. The visual adjustment and read aloud tests are contained in a separate evaluation. Read more
6 Voice Dream Reader v 4.3.0 (iOS ) Voiceover 92.3% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only basic and non-visual tests have been performed in this evaluation with Voiceover. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests are in another evaluation. Read more
7 Voice Dream Reader v 4.3.0 (iOS ) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 100% Not Tested Read more
8 Capti Voice Narrator v 2.8.1 (iOS 11.2) Voiceover 76.9% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Read more
9 Capti Voice Narrator v 2.8.1 (iOS 11.2) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 100% Not Tested Read more
10 VoiceDream Reader v 1.3.4 (Android see notes) Talkback v5.2.1 84.6% 38.5% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with Talkback for non-visual accessibility. The results of visual adjustment and read aloud tests are contained in another evaluation. Read more
11 Kindle for PC v 1.20.1 (Windows 10) Jaws 18 84.6% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with screen reader for non-visual accessibility. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests results are contained in another evaluation. Read more
12 Kindle for PC v 1.20.1 (Windows 10) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 75% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
13 Microsoft Edge v 40.15031.0.0 (Windows 10) Jaws 2018 build 1710.1 69.2% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested The basic and non-visual tests have been performed with screen reader. The visual adjustment and read aloud test results are in another evaluation. Read more
14 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3 Firefox V56 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
15 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille Display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
16 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
17 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
18 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra 20 Braille Display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
19 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 and Baum Varioultra Braille display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
20 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
21 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS and Varioultra Braille display. 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
22 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
23 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) JAWS 18 and Baum Varioultra Braille display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
24 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) NVDA 2017.3, Baum Varioultra Braille display 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
25 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) Voiceover 92.3% 100% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
26 VitalSource Bookshelf Online v 2017 (Windows 10) Voiceover, Baum Varioultra Braille display 92.3% 100% Not Tested 0% Not Tested Only tests able to be evaluated using screen reader are reported. Media Overlay is currently not supported. Read more
27 Dolphin EasyReader v 7.06 (Windows Windows 10) None Not Tested Not Tested 75% 100% 0% Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
28 Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.6.177.148 (Windows Windows 10) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 0% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
29 Dolphin EasyReader v 1.0.252 (Android 8.1.0) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 100% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
30 Dolphin EasyReader v 1.0.252 (Android 8.1.0) Talkback 100% 84.6% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Evaluated for accessibility with the Talkback screen reader. Only basic and non-visual tests have been performed. The read aloud, visual adjustments and media overlay test results are in another evaluation. Read more
31 Kindle v 8.0.0.73 (Android 8.0.1) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 0% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
32 Kindle v 8.0.0.73 (Android 8.0.1) Talkback 84.6% 61.5% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Evaluated with Talkback screen reader. Only basic and non-visual tests have been performed. Read more
33 Play Books v 3.15.5 (Android 8.1.0) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 75% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
34 Play Books v 3.15.5 (Android 8.1.0) Talkback 92.3% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Evaluated for accessibility using the Talkback screen reader. Only the basic and non-visual tests have been performed. Read more
35 Voicedream Reader v 1.3.4 (Android 8.1.0) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 100% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
36 Dolphin EasyReader v 1.4.149 (iOS 10.3.3) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 100% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
37 Play Books v 3.1.2 (iOS 10.3.3) Not Tested Not Tested 75% 0% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
38 Play Books v 3.1.2 (iOS 10.3.3) Voiceover 76.9% 69.2% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with Voiceover for accessibility with screen reader. The visual adjustments and read aloud tests are contained in another evaluation. Read more
39 iBooks v 4.13 (iOS 10.3.3) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 0% Not Tested Read more
40 iBooks v 4.13 (iOS 10.3.3) Voiceover 76.9% 76.9% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with Voiceover for Non-visual accessibility. The Read Aloud and Visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
41 Kindle v 6.0.3 (iOS 10.3.3) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 0% Not Tested Only read aloud and visual adjustments tests have been performed. The basic and non-visual tests are in another evaluation. Read more
42 Kindle v 6.0.3 (iOS 10.3.3) Voiceover 84.6% 61.5% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested Tested with Voiceover. Only Basic and Non-visual tests performed. Visual and Read Aloud tests are contained in another evaluation. Media overlays not supported. Read more
43 Kobo v 9.0.4 (iOS 10.3.3) Not Tested Not Tested 100% 0% Not Tested Read more

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