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Azardi 43.1

  • Assistive Technology:
    • NVDA 2018.4
    • EcoBraille Plus  
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Tested with Braille: Yes
  • Tested with Screenreader: Yes
  • Input type: Keyboard

Results for Basic Functionality: 66.67%

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

Summary

This application can be used to read books which contain audio or Javascript. Internal hyperlinks are not supported, so navigate between notes and main text, or move to subsections, couldn't be done properly. Books can be added to the library from the application or sideloaded from the Windows explorer. Toolbar buttons are presented in browse mode, and, when a book is open, the current chapter will be shown in a frame below (press m to locate it from the toolbar). Press NVDA+f2, then shift+avpag or shift+repag (NVDA+shift+avpag and NVDA+shift+repag may also work without pressing NVDA+f2), to move between chapters, or the Contents button on the toolbar to use the Table of Contents. F1 shows Azardi's help, which contains useful commands also shown in browse mode; press alt+f4 to close that window and go back. From the list of books available in the library (presented as a tree), Enter and applications key are available to perform actions on the selected book.

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 Books can be opened from the application library (alt+l, then alt+a), or sideloaded from the Windows explorer, using the context menu or setting Azardi as the default program to open ePUB files.
file-310 Listing documents Check if you can navigate inside the bookshelf. Pass Press alt+l or access the Library button shown in browse mode. Books can be searched by title, author, etc. Use Enter or the Windows context menu (Applications key) to perform actions once a book is selected. Use the index feature to search in multiple books.
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 The cursor is placed in the window containing the corresponding document, not in the desired subsection.
nav-110 Navigate content by pages Check if you can navigate the content by pages. Fail Print page breaks cannot be navigated to with the keyboard.
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. Fail Use the Elements List dialog (NVDA+f7) and select the Headings radio button to find out the current section, and Escape to return to the previous position in the book. Page number isn't supported.
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. Pass For searching, books need to be previously indexed. Press alt+l, then the Search button. Type text, then Enter. Review results and press Enter over the corresponding number to focus the document containing the result. Use NVDA+control+f to find the text at the exact position.
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. Fail highlight or bookmark cannot be done with keyboard.
anno-110 Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Check if you can review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights. Pass List of highlights can be found from the Contents tab.
anno-210 Add a note Add a Note at this location in the book. Provide a few lines of text in the Note. Pass It can be done selecting text with mouse commands of NVDA. Ideally, this should be posible with keyboard in browse mode.
anno-310 Review and navigate Notes Check if you can review and navigate Notes. Fail Though notes can be accessed, they are shown in a different document and, when pressing Enter on a note, the cursor isn't placed at the right position.
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-510 Move across chapters without using TOC Check if you can move across chapters without having to use the Table of Contents. Pass Press f2, then shift+avpag, or NVDA+shift+avpag. Then, move to the first section of the chapter.

Results for Non-visual Reading: 92.86%

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

Summary

This application can be used to read books which contain audio or Javascript. Internal hyperlinks are not supported, so navigate between notes and main text, or move to subsections, couldn't be done properly. Books can be added to the library from the application or sideloaded from the Windows explorer. Toolbar buttons are presented in browse mode, and, when a book is open, the current chapter will be shown in a frame below (press m to locate it from the toolbar). Press NVDA+f2, then shift+avpag or shift+repag (NVDA+shift+avpag and NVDA+shift+repag may also work without pressing NVDA+f2), to move between chapters, or the Contents button on the toolbar to use the Table of Contents. F1 shows Azardi's help, which contains useful commands also shown in browse mode; press alt+f4 to close that window and go back. From the list of books available in the library (presented as a tree), Enter and applications key are available to perform actions on the selected book.

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
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
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. Pass Select text with the system cursor, for example pressing shift+arrow keys, and press control+c.

Results for Extended Descriptions: 0%

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Extended Descriptions, version 1.1.1

Summary

Azardi version 43.1 NVDA 2020

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. Fail No expandable or collapsable element is detected. The image description is read below the image as regular text.
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. Fail Hyperlink can be activated but the screen reader focus does not land at the desired location particularly on using the back link.

Results for Mathematics: 50%

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Mathematics, version 1.1.1

Summary

NVDA 2020 with Access8Math

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 The Math equation could be read properly with Access8Math
mathml-020 Navigating inline MathML with assistive technology and other technologies The test checks if inline MathML works with assistive technology and related technologies. Fail The equation was not detected.
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. Fail The details element is not detected. The MathMl is present on screen by default.
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 Works as expected.