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RedShelf 

  • Reading System RedShelf 
  • Assistive Technology: Jaws 
  • OS: Windows 
  • Browser: Chrome 
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: Yes
  • Input type: Keyboard

Results for Basic Functionality: 80%

Last updated: 6 May 2022

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Basic Functionality, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

Tested RedShelf in Chrom v97.0 on 2 February 2022 Windows 11 Jaws 2021.2111

Test results for Basic Functionality
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
file-010 Operating system/Platform accessibility If you are using a hardware device, it can be started independently and essential accessibility for starting and exiting applications is available. Pass
file-110 The reading system can be activated independently If you are using a reading app that requires you to create an online account then the complete getting started process should be accessible. Pass
file-210 Open content Open the Fundamental Accessibility Test book in the reading system. Pass
file-310 Listing documents Check if you can navigate inside the bookshelf. Pass
nav-005 The table of contents in the app presents the content hierarchy Check if the table of Contents is accessible and its hierarchy is presented correctly by the reading system Pass
nav-010 Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents Check if you can navigate to a section by using the table of contents. Fail You can select a subsection, but you are taken to the top of the file instead of the exact location.
nav-110 Navigate content by pages Check if you can navigate the content by pages. Pass Use keyboard shortcut Alt + Ctrl + L.
nav-210 Navigate forward and backward through reflowed content Use any control or command to navigate forward and backwards in the book content. Pass
nav-310 Read navigation information Use the "Where am I?" or any other similar command available in the reading system and check if you can get information about your current position in the book. Pass RedShelf has a very nice feature for getting current location information, ctrl + alt + / will pop up the information on page and what heading you are in.
nav-410 Perform a search, review the search results Perform a search, review the search results and navigate to the selected search result in the content. Fail I can perform a search, but upon activating the link, it takes me to the top of the file, not to the exact location.
nav-510 Move across chapters without using TOC Check if you can move across chapters without having to use the Table of Contents. Pass There is a previous and next button just above the main content, which is easy to get to.
anno-010 Add a Bookmark or Highlight Some reading systems may have a Highlight feature in place of Bookmarks. The tests for Bookmarks may then be performed with Highlights. Pass Alt + Ctrl + K can be used to place the bookmark. The bookmark is placed somewhere near the text being read by the screen reader and not on exact screen reader focus.
anno-110 Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Check if you can review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights. Pass After selecting a bookmark in the list, the screen reader focus did go to the correct location. An icon with the link "Bookmark placed here" is inserted at the time of placing the bookmark. This can also be used for finding bookmarks.
anno-210 Add a note Add a Note at this location in the book. Provide a few lines of text in the Note. Fail Not able to bring up and use the popup for adding notes.
anno-310 Review and navigate Notes Check if you can review and navigate Notes. Pass When notes have been added, it appears as a button in the content. It can be navigated to using the screen reader form field navigation keystroke. Further, on selecting a note from the list, the screen reader focus does go to the correct location but tends to move away.

Results for Non-visual Reading: 85.71%

Last updated: 6 May 2022

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Non-Visual Reading, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

Tested RedShelf in Chrom v97.0 on 2 February 2022 Windows 11 Jaws 2021.2111

Test results for Non-visual Reading
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
reading-010 Initiate "read from here" Focus on the beginning of a paragraph or a sentence and initiate reading. Reading should continue until interrupted by the user or at the end of the current document, e.g. current chapter. The text being read should preferably remain in view, but this is not a requirement to pass the test. Pass The text being read does not always remain in view.
reading-110 Stop and resume reading Initiate reading from any point in the book. Stop reading and note the last read position. Initiate reading again and check if reading starts at the last read location. Pass
reading-210 All text should be read in the proper order Sample text has been provided to test the reading order. The Paragraph 2 should be read after Paragraph 1. Note that visually Paragraph 2 is placed to the left of Paragraph 1 but it is second in the reading order. Pass
reading-310 Image alternate text reading Ensure that the alternate text for the image is available. Pass
reading-410 Change reading speed It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading. This test should be performed using the Assistive Technology being used for accessibility evaluation. Pass
reading-510 TTS allows pause for headings, paragraphs, list items, etc The user should be able to identify the difference between content items such as headings, paragraphs or list items by sufficient pauses in the TTS reading or appropriate formatting in the Braille device. Pass
reading-610 Navigate between the cells, rows and columns in the table Check if you can navigate between the rows and columns of the table Pass
reading-710 Navigate between internal hyperlinks Check if you can navigate between internal hyperlinks. Fail The linking in Chrome does not take you to the exact location. It takes you to the same file and leaves you at the top.
reading-810 Move to the next block item Check if you can move to the next available page element e.g. paragraph, image or table by using a common key/gesture like swipe right, down arrow etc. Pass
reading-910 Navigate by characters Check if it is possible to navigate to next and previous character in the book text by way of any command or gesture. Pass
reading-1010 Navigate by words Check if it is possible to navigate to next and previous word in the book text by way of any command or gesture. Pass
reading-1110 Navigate by lines Check if it is possible to navigate to next and previous line in the book text by way of any command or gesture. Pass
reading-1210 Navigate the content by headings Check if you can move to the next and previous headings in this book without using the Table of Contents. Pass
reading-1310 Select and copy text Reading systems should provide the ability to copy pieces of text that could be used for notes, in quotations, or to facilitate searching terms contained in the book. In some cases, this could be achieved using an AT such as a screen reader, for instance with a dedicated cursor or other procedures. Fail The text does not get copied.

Results for Mathematics: 100%

Last updated: 6 May 2022

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Mathematics, version 1.1.1

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

Tested RedShelf in Chrom v97.0 on 2 February 2022 Windows 11 Jaws 2021.2111

Test results for Mathematics
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
mathml-010 Navigating block MathML with assistive technology and other technologies The test checks if block MathML works with assistive technology and related technologies. Pass
mathml-020 Navigating inline MathML with assistive technology and other technologies The test checks if inline MathML works with assistive technology and related technologies. Pass
math-image-030 Navigating Block Math images followed by Summary/Details with MathML The test checks if block MathML works with assistive technology and related technologies in a HTML Summary/Details as an option to get at the native MathML. Pass
math-image-040 Navigating Inline Math images followed by commented out MathML This test shows an inline math expression as an image with only alt-text describing the math equation. This is not ideal but if a publisher can not use raw mathML directly this is an option for reprocessing in the future. Pass

Results for Extended Descriptions: 100%

Last updated: 2 February 2022

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Extended Descriptions, version 1.1.1

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

Tested RedShelf in Chrom v97.0 on 2 February 2022 Windows 11 Jaws 2021.2111

Test results for Extended Descriptions
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
extdescription-010 Detection and Utilization of HTML Details and Summary elements Check if you can use HTML details and summary successfully and read the extended description contained in it. Pass
extdescription-020 Technique for linking to a single extended description placed in a separate HTML file via text hyperlinks Check if activating the hyperlink placed under the image takes you to a separate HTML file with extended descriptions, and the back link there brings you back to the image. Pass Unlike the hyperlink test in non-visual test book, the bakc link here does bring the focus to the right location. It could have something to do with the link text being a separate paragraph or at the end of the document.