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 Kindle Fire v 5th Generation (Fire OS 5.0.1 ) VoiceView 53.8% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
13 iBooks for iPad v 4.6 (iOS 9.2.1) Voiceover 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
14 Kobo Android App v 6.6 (Android 6.0.1) 46.2% 0% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
15 Kobo iOS App v 7.10 (iOS 9.2.1) 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 15.4%
16 Kobo Desktop App v 3.19.3765 (Windows Windows 7) 69.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
17 Adobe Digital Editions v 4.5.1.0 (Windows 8.1) JAWS 18 76.9% 100% 87.5% 0% 84.6%
18 Gitden Reader v 4.5.1 (iOS 9.3) Voiceover 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
19 Lektz Reader v 4.9 (iOS 9.3) Voiceover 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
20 LuciMoo Moodle EPUB Import Plugin v 0.16 (Moodle 3.1) Jaws 17 46.2% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 0%
21 Cloudshelf v 1.0.1 (iOS 9.3.2) iOS 61.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested 61.5%
22 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%
23 Lucifox for Firefox v 0.9.13 (Windows 7) NVDA 2016.3jp 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
24 Lucifox for Firefox v 0.9.13 (Windows 10) NVDA 2016.3jp 38.5% 7.7% Not Tested Not Tested Not Tested
25 EasyReader v iOS (iOS 10.3) Voiceover 100% 92.3% 100% 100% Not Tested
26 EasyReader v 7.0.6 (Windows Windows 10) NVDA 2017.2 92.3% 92.3% 100% 100% Not Tested
27 Simply Reading by DAISY Consortium v Latest (Android Latest) Talkback 84.6% 92.3% 100% 0% Not Tested
28 Voice Dream Reader v XX (iOS XX) Voiceover 92.3% 69.2% 87.5% 100% Not Tested
29 Capti Voice Narrator v XX (iOS XX) Voiceover 76.9% 69.2% 100% 87.5% Not Tested
30 VoiceDream Reader v Latest (see notes) (Android see notes) Talkback v5.2.1 84.6% 38.5% 75% 100% Not Tested
31 Play Books v latest (Android (see notes)) Talkback v5.2.1. 92.3% 69.2% 75% 100% Not Tested
32 Microsoft Edge v latest (Windows 10) Jaws 2018 build 1710.1 69.2% 100% 100% 87.5% Not Tested

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