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Single test results: Stop and resume reading (ReadAloud-110)

The following represents how well each Testing Environment (Reading System or Reading System + Assistive Technology combination) performed on a single test, ReadAloud-110, which appears in the Read Aloud test book.

This test currently has a 71.79% pass rate.

Reading system testing results
Testing Environment Stop and resume reading ( ReadAloud-110) Notes
Azardi Windows FAIL There is no read aloud feature provided.
BoinIT Viewer [Korean] NVDA Chrome Windows PASS Play/Pause can be executed by pressing ctrl+space
BoinIT Viewer [Korean] Sens Reader Chrome Windows PASS Play/Pause can be executed by pressing ctrl+space
BoinIT Viewer [Korean] Chrome Windows PASS Play/Pause can be executed by pressing ctrl+space
Books iOS FAIL There is no integrated read aloud feature.
Books macOS FAIL
Bookshare Reader Edge Windows PASS Pause and resume behaves as expected.
Bookshelf iOS PASS Pause and resume reading works as expected. If the display has been moved to another place. If the display is scrolled, there is the option to start reading from the top of the currently displayed text, or to recenter on the read aloud focus.
Bookshelf Chrome Windows PASS The pause feature performs as expected. It resumes from the last spoken word. There are also controls to move the reading position back and forward, and to read from top.
Bookshelf Windows PASS Pause and resume reading works as expected. There are also controls to skip back and forward.
Bookshelf macOS PASS Pause and resume reading works as expected. There are also controls to skip back and forward.
Clusive Chrome Windows PASS Pause / Play works as expected.
Colibrio Reader Edge Windows PASS Pause and resume works as expected. Whilst reading is active the text to be read can be controlled with a mouse click, allowing the user to skip back or forward.
Colibrio Reader Android PASS Pause and resume is achieved with the Play/Pause button. It works as expected.
Digital Editions Windows FAIL There is no read aloud feature provided.
Digital Editions iOS 12 FAIL There is no integrated read aloud feature.
Digital Editions Android 9 FAIL There is no integrated read aloud feature.
Digital Editions macOS FAIL There is no read aloud feature provided.
EBSCO Reader Edge Windows PASS Worked as expected.
EasyReader Windows PASS Pause and resume behaves as expected.
EasyReader Android PASS
EasyReader iOS 12 PASS
EasyReader (German) TalkBack Android PASS
EasyReader (German) Voiceover iOS PASS I stopped and resumed the read aloud feature. When resuming the read aloud feature repeates the last word which I don’t mind.
Fulcrum Online Edge Windows PASS Pause and resume worked as expected.
Kindle Android FAIL No integrated read aloud feature is provided.
Kindle iOS FAIL No integrated read aloud feature is provided.
Kurzweil 3000 macOS PASS Pause and resume behaves as expected.
Play Books Android PASS Reading can be paused, then restarts from the beginning of the sentence.
Play Books iOS FAIL
RedShelf Chrome Windows PASS The pause feature performs as expected. It resumes from the last spoken word.
RedShelf iOS PASS Pause and resume is in the 'More text to speech controls' panel. It works as expected.
Simply Reading Android FAIL There is no integrated read aloud feature.
Texthelp ePub Reader Edge Windows PASS The Read&Write toolbar has a pause button that stops and resumes reading from the last read position.
Thorium Reader Windows PASS This works as expected. Play and pause can be controlled with the keyboard shortcut ctrl 2.
Thorium Reader macOS PASS This works as expected.
Thorium Reader (German) Jaws Windows PASS After pausing, the TTS resumes reading at the beginning of the sentence but after stopping the feature completely, the TTS starts at the beginning of the chapter.
Voice Dream Reader iOS 12 PASS
Voice Dream Reader (German) Voiceover iOS PASS When stopping at any random position the read aloud feature starts reading from the correct location.