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Colibrio Reader 

  • OS: Android 
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: No
  • Input type: Touch

Results for Visual Adjustments: 100%

Last updated: 18 August 2021

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Visual Adjustments, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

All Visual Adjustment tests are passed. Furthermore, the user can adjust line height, text alignment, horizonal and vertical margins. Page turning animations can also be disabled. Evaluation results for app version 1.0.0-767. Tested on a OnePlus 8T smartphone running Android 11.

Test results for Visual Adjustments
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
visual-010 Change font size Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the size of the font. The font size change should apply uniformly on all the book content including the Table of Contents, Footnotes, Page List, Notes and Bookmarks. Pass The main menu is invoked in from the reading view by tapping in the middle of the display. In the revealed panel at the bottom of the screen is the cog button for settings. Font scale ranges from 70% to 400%. Pinching gesture in reading view zooms the page without reflow. It could be nice if instead this changed the font scale value.
visual-110 Change background and foreground color Change background and foreground colour (May be through reading system feature or through OS settings). Pass The Settings panel offers three themes: publication default, sepia and dark. Greyscales ore offered if the option "Use device light/dark mode" is selected. More color theme options would be appreciated by some users.
visual-210 Change brightness Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to change (increase/decrease) the screen brightness. Pass This was achieved in the device settings menu.
visual-310 Apply high contrast system configuration The reading system interface and book content except images should respect the high contrast mode (invert colors) if present in the Operating System. Pass High contrast worked as expected with the app (although images were also affected).
visual-410 Magnify the User Interface(UI) Use the controls available in the application or else in the operating system to magnify the Reading System screen. All aspects of the User Interface such as Menus, Pop-up Windows, Dialog Boxes and Search Box should get magnified uniformly. Pass This was achieved using the built in Android magnifier feature.
visual-510 Change Font Choose from a selection of fonts, including sans-serif and serif options. Pass In the Settings menu the Font family includes several serif and sans serif options.
visual-610 Support for SVG Check if a image is displayed below this paragraph. This image is in SVG format. Pass
visual-710 Enlarge SVG image Check if the image given in the previous test can be enlarged. Pass The image can be enlarged using the pinch gesture. Ideally a feature is provided to zoom into the image (see Apple Books for example).

Results for Read Aloud: 100%

Last updated: 18 August 2021

Test book used: Fundamental Accessibility Tests: Read Aloud, version 1.0.0

These tests were done by Richard Orme.

Summary

All Read Aloud tests are passed. Furthermore, the app offers the ability to change voice, speaking rate, volume and language from within the app. There is also the ability to choose from a range of highlight colors. Evaluation results for app version 1.0.0-767. Tested on a OnePlus 8T smartphone running Android 11.

Test results for Read Aloud
Test ID Name Description Result Notes
ReadAloud-010 The content can be read aloud Focus on the beginning of a paragraph or a sentence and initiate reading with text-to-speech using a feature of the reading system. Pass The main menu is invoked from the reading view by tapping in the middle of the display. In the revealed panel at the bottom of the screen is button with an ear logo. This places a highlight on the first item in view. It can be repositioned with the next and previous button. Read aloud can be started by pressing the Play button.
ReadAloud-110 Stop and resume reading Initiate reading from any point in the book. Stop Read Aloud and note the last read position. Initiate reading again using the Read Aloud feature and check if reading starts at the last read location. Pass Pause and resume is achieved with the Play/Pause button. It works as expected.
ReadAloud-210 The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user, keeping the text being spoken in view. Pass When reaching the bottom of the display, the page turns automatically.
ReadAloud-310 All text should be read in the proper order Sample text has been provided below to test the reading order. The Paragraph 2 should be read after Paragraph 1 by the Read Aloud feature. Note that visually Paragraph 2 is placed to the left of Paragraph 1 but it is second in the reading order. Pass The test is read as expected.
ReadAloud-410 Change Read Aloud reading speed It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading. Pass When Read aloud is activated, there is a button on the right of the panel at the bottom of the screen, showing three vertical dots. This reveals a read aloud settings panel, including speech volume, playback rate, language, voice, highlight color.
ReadAloud-510 Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately When Read Aloud is activated, there should be slight pauses after headings, list items etc., rather than reading as if it is one continuous section of text. Pass The text is read with appropriate pauses and phrasing.
ReadAloud-610 Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud Check if the Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud. Pass The sentence currently being read is highlighted.
ReadAloud-710 The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed Activate Read Aloud feature as described in the previous test. Change the colour of emphasis or visual highlight of the text being read aloud using any feature available in the reading system or the operating system. The users should have a choice of different colours for text highlighting. Pass The highlight color can be selected from a choice of seven options. It is not possible to disable the visual highlighting. This may be appreciated by some users.