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EasyReader  

  • Reading System EasyReader  
  • Assistive Technology: Voiceover 
  • OS: iOS 
  • Tested with Braille: No
  • Tested with Screenreader: No
  • Input type: Touch

Results for Basic Functionality: 100%

Last updated: 22 January 2022

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

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

EasyReader 3.0.4 iOS 15.2.1 Tested on iPhone 13 This app can be used to read books on iOS, with a friendly an intuitive interface. Bookshelf has controls to search and sort elements by different fields, and buttons to see book information. The reading screen also contains buttons to manage the current 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 The book needs to be sideloaded, for instance downloaded from a website or opened from a folder.
file-310 Listing documents Check if you can navigate inside the bookshelf. Pass Books can be searched and sorted by different criteria, like author, title or most recent.
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 Levels are explicitly shown for each item in TOC.
nav-010 Navigate to chapters through the Table of Contents Check if you can navigate to a section by using the table of contents. Pass Double tap on Book navigation at bottom left of the screen, select Headings and double tap on the desired section.
nav-110 Navigate content by pages Check if you can navigate the content by pages. Pass Double tap on Book navigation button, select pages and use the page list.
nav-210 Navigate forward and backward through reflowed content Use any control or command to navigate forward and backwards in the book content. Pass Swipe three fingers up or down.
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 Need to use a workaround to make the "Where am I button" in menu work. Double tap where you stop reading with Voiceover. This brings the app focus to that position. Then use the Where am I for getting correct inforrmation.
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 Double tap on the search button, at the top of screen at the right of menu, perform a search and select the desired result. Reading starts from the passage containing the searched item.
nav-510 Move across chapters without using TOC Check if you can move across chapters without having to use the Table of Contents. Pass Heading 1 navigation from Voiceover rotor can be used. Also, use the Load next button, or use choose options in Navigation settings available in bottom right corner of the screen.
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 Double tap on the text where you want to place a Bookmark. Now tap on the bookmark button at the top of screen. Bookmark is placed at the desired location. A small graphic indicates the bookmark.
anno-110 Review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights Check if you can review and navigate Bookmarks or Highlights. Pass Double tap on Book navigation, and select Bookmarks. Voiceover reading starts at correct position.
anno-210 Add a note Add a Note at this location in the book. Provide a few lines of text in the Note. Pass Select Book navigation, then Bookmarks, and edit the corresponding bookmark to add a note.
anno-310 Review and navigate Notes Check if you can review and navigate Notes. Pass Navigate to the corresponding bookmark using Book navigation > Bookmarks.

Results for Non-visual Reading: 85.71%

Last updated: 22 January 2022

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

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

EasyReader 3.0.4 iOS 15.2.1 Tested on iPhone 13 This app can be used to read books on iOS, with a friendly an intuitive interface. Bookshelf has controls to search and sort elements by different fields, and buttons to see book information. The reading screen also contains buttons to manage the current 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 The first character is read phonetically by VoiceOver.
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 Headings are not reported in continued reading.
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 hyperlink can be navigated to and activated with Voiceover. However, the destination page is not displayed.
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. Fail Text can be navigated in various ways.
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 Use the selection feature, and then Edit to copy and paste the selected piece of text.

Results for Extended Descriptions: 50%

Last updated: 22 January 2022

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Extended Descriptions, version 1.1.1

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

EasyReader 3.0.4 iOS 15.2.1 Tested on iPhone 13 The details element is working well. Due to hyperlink activation issue the second test is failing.

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 Works as expected. The table in description is properly presented and readable.
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 The hyperlink activation is not working with Voiceover. The link can be detected and activated but the destination page is not displayed.

Results for Mathematics: 25%

Last updated: 22 January 2022

Test book used: Accessibility Tests Mathematics, version 1.1.1

These tests were done by Prashant Ranjan Verma.

Summary

EasyReader 3.0.4 iOS 15.2.1 Tested on iPhone 13 MathML reading is not correct.

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. Fail The fraction is reported but not read properly. On tapping, the expression is not displayed properly in the full screen view.
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 fraction is reported but not read properly. On tapping, the expression is not displayed properly in the full screen view.
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 alt text of the image is read. . The details element can be expanded to reveal the math expression. It is not read properly by Voiceover.
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 Image is displayed and alt text is read.