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Re: Talkback vs Voice assistant


From: joe@a11yeval.com
Date: Dec 21, 2018 8:40AM

Hi Ram,

The built -n screen reader on Samsung is TalkBack with some customizations
specific to Samsung devices (and a different name). You could download the
pure Android Accessibility Suite
kback&hl=en_US> from Google (new name for TalkBack packaged with other
Google accessibility features), but I'm not sure if the Samsung device will
recognize it. I can test later today.

So you should be able to test with the built in screen reader on Samsung,
but you might get slightly different results if it is not based on the most
current version of TalkBalk (currently v7.2.0.220693075, at least on my
pixel 2 with the latest Android 9 security update)


Joe Humbert, CPWA

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of
Ramakrishnan Subramanian
Sent: Friday, December 21, 2018 9:13 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] Talkback vs Voice assistant

Dear members,

I would like to hear your opinion on using which screen reader for
accessibility testing in android platform. Particularly Samsung.

Samsung comes with default screen reader i.e. voice access. Other devices
have talkback as the default screen reader. While performing accessibility
testing in Samsung device, should we use talkback? Or the default one i.e.
voice access.

Thanks and regards



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