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Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Date: March 2014
Product Name: Samsung Galaxy Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”, 10.1”, 12.2” (WiFi)
Product Version Number: Samsung Galaxy Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”, 10.1”, 12.2” (WiFi)
Vendor Company Name: Samsung Electronics of America
Vendor Contact Name:
Wendy Crowe
Vendor Contact Telephone: 859-685-7806
APPENDIX A: Suggested Language Guide
Summary Table
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of Support
&Supporting
Features
Remarks and explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications
and Operating Systems
See below
Section 1194.22 Web-based
Internet/Intranet Information and
Applications
Does not involve
tablets
Not applicable as a web-based
product
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications
Products
Does not involve
tablets
Not applicable as a Telecom
product
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Does not involve
Products
tablets
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed
Products
See below
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable
Computers
See below
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance
See below
Criteria
Section 1194.41 Information,
Documentation and Support
See below
Not applicable as a video and
multi-media product
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on
a system that has a keyboard, product
functions shall be executable from a
Supported
keyboard where the function itself or
the result of performing a function can
be discerned textually.
Application can be controlled
by external controller like
keyboard or trackball/d-pad
and get feedback by text-tospeech function.
(b) Applications shall not disrupt or
disable activated features of other
products that are identified as
accessibility features, where those
features are developed and
documented according to industry
standards. Applications also shall not
disrupt or disable activated features of Supported
any operating system that are identified
as accessibility features where the
application programming interface for
those accessibility features has been
documented by the manufacturer of the
operating system and is available to the
product developer.
User must explicitly modify
accessibility setting through
the system UI or specialized
APIs, and it cannot be
modified directly by
applications
(c) A well-defined on-screen indication
of the current focus shall be provided
that moves among interactive interface
elements as the input focus changes.
Supported
The focus shall be programmatically
exposed so that Assistive Technology
can track focus and focus changes.
Android platform gives the 3rd
party application the way to
interact between focus
handing and controller like
text-to-speech, haptic
feedback, and trackball/d-pad
navigation.
Refer to
http://developer.android.com/
guide/practices/design/
accessibility.html
(d) Sufficient information about a user
interface element including the identity,
Supported with notes
operation and state of the element shall
be available to Assistive Technology.
Accessibility API’s are provided
and the 3rd party application
developer needs to follow the
accessibility guide lines
When an image represents a program
element, the information conveyed by
the image must also be available in text.
(e) When bitmap images are used to
identify controls, status indicators, or
other programmatic elements, the
Supported
meaning assigned to those images shall
be consistent throughout an
application’s performance.
Accessibility guide line for
description of image data is
provided and the 3rd party
application developer needs to
follow it. Refer to the related
page
(f) Textual information shall be provided
through operating system functions for
displaying text. The minimum
Supported
information that shall be made available
is text content, text input caret location,
and text attributes.
The feature is available by SIP
(Samsung Input method)
implementation.
(g) Applications shall not override user
selected contrast and color selections
and other individual display attributes.
Supported with
exception
Application can control
brightness while the
application is running.
(h) When animation is displayed, the
information shall be displayable in at
least one non-animated presentation
mode at the option of the user.
N/A
(i) Color coding shall not be used as the
only means of conveying information,
indicating an action, prompting a
Supported
response, or distinguishing a visual
element.
Text and symbol are provided
along with color coding
(j) When a product permits a user to
adjust color and contrast settings, a
variety of color selections capable of
producing a range of contrast levels
shall be provided.
Galaxy Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”,
10.1”, 12.2” does not provide
any option related with color
setting.
Contrast Setting is available on
some applications like camera
app and browser app while the
application is running.
Supported with
exception
(k) Software shall not use flashing or
blinking text, objects, or other elements
Supported
having a flash or blink frequency greater
than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.
There is no flicker with such
range
(l) When electronic forms are used, the
form shall allow people using Assistive Supported
Technology to access the information,
Android OS gives the way to
create electronic form with
Accessibility support
field elements, and functionality
required for completion and submission
of the form, including all directions and
cues.
Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet/Intranet information and
applications – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and
explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every nontext element shall be provided (e.g.,
via “alt”, “longdesc”, or in element
content).
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(b) Equivalent alternatives for any
multimedia presentation shall be
synchronized with the presentation.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(c) Web pages shall be designed so
that all information conveyed with
color is also available without color,
for example from context or markup.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(d) Documents shall be organized so
they are readable without requiring an N/A
associated style sheet.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(e) Redundant text links shall be
provided for each active region of a
server-side image map.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(f) Client-side image maps shall be
provided instead of server-side image
maps except where the regions cannot N/A
be defined with an available geometric
shape.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(g) Row and column headers shall be
identified for data tables.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(h) Markup shall be used to associate
data cells and header cells for data
tables that have two or more logical
levels of row or column headers.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(i) Frames shall be titled with text that
facilitates frame identification and
N/A
navigation
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid
causing the screen to flicker with a
N/A
frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower
than 55 Hz.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(k) A text-only page, with equivalent
information or functionality, shall be
provided to make a web site comply
with the provisions of this part, when
N/A
compliance cannot be accomplished in
any other way. The content of the
text-only page shall be updated
whenever the primary page changes.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(l) When pages utilize scripting
languages to display content, or to
create interface elements, the
information provided by the script
N/A
shall be identified with functional text
that can be read by Assistive
Technology.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(m) When a web page requires that an
applet, plug-in or other application be
present on the client system to
interpret page content, the page must N/A
provide a link to a plug-in or applet
that complies with 1194.21(a) through
(l).
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(n) When electronic forms are
designed to be completed on-line, the
form shall allow people using Assistive
Technology to access the information,
N/A
field elements, and functionality
required for completion and
submission of the form, including all
directions and cues.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(o) A method shall be provided that
permits users to skip repetitive
navigation links.
N/A
Not applicable as a webbased product.
(p) When a timed response is
required, the user shall be alerted and
N/A
given sufficient time to indicate more
time is required.
Not applicable as a webbased product.
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and
explanations
(a) Telecommunications products or
systems which provide a function
allowing voice communication and
which do not themselves provide a
TTY functionality shall provide a
N/A
standard non-acoustic connection
point for TTYs. Microphones shall be
capable of being turned on and off to
allow the user to intermix speech
with TTY use.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(b) Telecommunications products
which include voice communication
functionality shall support all
commonly used cross-manufacturer
non-proprietary standard TTY signal
protocols.
N/A
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(c) Voice mail, auto-attendant, and
interactive voice response
N/A
telecommunications systems shall be
usable by TTY users with their TTYs.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(d) Voice mail, messaging, autoattendant, and interactive voice
response telecommunications
systems that require a response from
a user within a time interval, shall
N/A
give an alert when the time interval
is about to run out, and shall provide
sufficient time for the user to
indicate more time is required.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(e) Where provided, caller
identification and similar
telecommunications functions shall
also be available for users of TTYs,
and for users who cannot see
displays.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
N/A
(f) For transmitted voice signals,
telecommunications products shall
provide a gain adjustable up to a
minimum of 20 dB. For incremental
volume control, at least one
intermediate step of 12 dB of gain
shall be provided.
(g) If the telecommunications
product allows a user to adjust the
receive volume, a function shall be
provided to automatically reset the
volume to the default level after
every use.
N/A
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
N/A
(h) Where a telecommunications
product delivers output by an audio
transducer which is normally held up
to the ear, a means for effective
N/A
magnetic wireless coupling to
hearing technologies shall be
provided.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(i) Interference to hearing
technologies (including hearing aids,
cochlear implants, and assistive
listening devices) shall be reduced to
N/A
the lowest possible level that allows
a user of hearing technologies to
utilize the telecommunications
product.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
(j) Products that transmit or conduct
information or communication, shall
pass through cross-manufacturer,
non-proprietary, industry-standard
codes, translation protocols, formats
or other information necessary to
provide the information or
N/A
communication in a usable format.
Technologies which use encoding,
signal compression, format
transformation, or similar techniques
shall not remove information needed
for access or shall restore it upon
delivery.
(k)(1) Products which have
Not applicable as a Telecom
product.
Supported with exception Not applicable as a Telecom
mechanically operated controls or
keys shall comply with the following:
Controls and Keys shall be tactilely
discernible without activating the
controls or keys.
product, but product does
comply for 1194.26.
Talkback provides audio
feedback for mechanically
operated controls or keys
Sleep/Wake, Volume control
switches are tactilely
discernible.
(k)(2) Products which have
mechanically operated controls or
keys shall comply with the following:
Controls and Keys shall be operable
with one hand and shall not require Supported
tight grasping, pinching, twisting of
the wrist. The force required to
activate controls and keys shall be 5
lbs. (22.2N) maximum.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product, but product does
comply for 1194.26.
(k)(3) Products which have
mechanically operated controls or
keys shall comply with the following:
Not applicable as a Telecom
If key repeat is supported, the delay Product does not support
product, but product does
before repeat shall be adjustable to key repeat.
comply for 1194.26.
at least 2 seconds. Key repeat rate
shall be adjustable to 2 seconds per
character.
(k)(4) Products which have
mechanically operated controls or
keys shall comply with the following:
The status of all locking or toggle
controls or keys shall be visually
discernible, and discernible either
through touch or sound.
Not applicable as a Telecom
product, but product does
comply for 1194.26.
Supported with exception
Sleep/Wake, Volume control
switches are visually, and
physically discernible.
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and
explanations
a) All analog television displays 13
inches and larger, and computer
equipment that includes analog
television receiver or display circuitry,
shall be equipped with caption
decoder circuitry which appropriately
receives, decodes, and displays closed
captions from broadcast, cable,
videotape, and DVD signals. As soon
as practicable, but not later than July
1, 2002, widescreen digital television
(DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8
inches vertically, DTV sets with
N/A
conventional displays measuring at
least 13 inches vertically, and standalone DTV tuners, whether or not
they are marketed with display
screens, and computer equipment
that includes DTV receiver or display
circuitry, shall be equipped with
caption decoder circuitry which
appropriately receives, decodes, and
displays closed captions from
broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD
signals.
N/A
(b) Television tuners, including tuner
cards for use in computers, shall be
equipped with secondary audio
program playback circuitry.
N/A
N/A
(c) All training and informational
video and multimedia productions
which support the agency’s mission,
regardless of format, that contain
speech or other audio information
necessary for the comprehension of
the content, shall be open or closed
captioned.
N/A
N/A
(d) All training and informational
video and multimedia productions
which support the agency’s mission,
regardless of format, that contain
visual information necessary for the
comprehension of the content, shall
be audio described.
N/A
N/A
(e) Display or presentation of
alternate text presentation or audio
descriptions shall be user-selectable
unless permanent.
N/A
N/A
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
Level of
Support &
Supporting
Features
Remarks and explanations
Refer to accessibility chapter in the user manual.
Download the user manual:
(a) Self contained
products shall be
usable by people
with disabilities
without requiring
an end-user to
attach Assistive
Technology to the
product. Personal
headsets for
private listening
are not Assistive
Technology.
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(b) When a timed
response is
required, the user
shall be alerted and
N/A
given sufficient
time to indicate
more time is
required.
(c) Where a
product utilizes
touchscreens or
contact-sensitive
controls, an input
method shall be
provided that
complies with
Supported
with notes
Refer to 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4)
1194.23 (k) (1)
through (4).
(d) When biometric
forms of user
identification or
control are used,
an alternative form
of identification or
activation, which
Supported
does not require
the user to possess
particular biological
characteristics,
shall also be
provided.
Android OS provides alternative forms for biometric
identification, pattern lock and password
(e) When products
provide auditory
output, the audio
signal shall be
provided at a
standard signal
level through an
industry standard
Supported
connector that will
allow for private
listening. The
product must
provide the ability
to interrupt, pause,
and restart the
audio at anytime.
Galaxy Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”, 10.1”, 12.2” uses an industry
standard 3.5mm audio headphone jack. Audio control is also
supported.
(f) When products
deliver voice
output in a public
area, incremental
volume control
shall be provided
with output
amplification up to
a level of at least
65 dB. Where the
ambient noise level
of the environment Not
is above 45 dB, a
supported
volume gain of at
least 20 dB above
the ambient level
shall be user
selectable. A
function shall be
provided to
automatically reset
the volume to the
default level after
every use.
Adaptive volume control is not supported
(g) Color coding
shall not be used as
the only means of
conveying
information,
Supported
indicating an
action, prompting a
response, or
distinguishing a
visual element.
Text and symbol are provided along with color-coding
(h) When a product
permits a user to
adjust color and
contrast settings, a
Supported
range of color
with
selections capable
exception
of producing a
variety of contrast
levels shall be
provided.
Galaxy Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”, 10.1”, 12.2”does not provide
any option related with color setting.
Contrast Setting is available on some applications like
camera app and browser app while the application is
running.
(i) Products shall be
designed to avoid
causing the screen
to flicker with a
Supported
frequency greater
than 2 Hz and
lower than 55 Hz.
There is no flicker with such range
(j) (1) Products
which are
freestanding, nonportable, and
intended to be
used in one
location and which
have operable
controls shall
comply with the
following: The
position of any
operable control
shall be
determined with
respect to a vertical
plane, which is 48 N/A
inches in length,
centered on the
operable control,
and at the
maximum
protrusion of the
product within the
48 inch length on
products which are
freestanding, nonportable, and
intended to be
used in one
location and which
have operable
controls.
N/A
(j)(2) Products
which are
freestanding, nonportable, and
intended to be
used in one
location and which
have operable
controls shall
comply with the
N/A
following: Where
any operable
control is 10 inches
or less behind the
reference plane,
the height shall be
54 inches
maximum and 15
inches minimum
above the floor.
N/A
(j)(3) Products
which are
freestanding, nonportable, and
intended to be
used in one
location and which
have operable
controls shall
comply with the
following: Where
N/A
any operable
control is more
than 10 inches and
not more than 24
inches behind the
reference plane,
the height shall be
46 inches
maximum and 15
inches minimum
above the floor.
N/A
(j)(4) Products
which are
N/A
N/A
freestanding, nonportable, and
intended to be
used in one
location and which
have operable
controls shall
comply with the
following: Operable
controls shall not
be more than 24
inches behind the
reference plane.
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers
Criteria
(a) All mechanically operated
controls and keys shall comply with
1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and
explanations
Controls and keys comply
Product has tactile control
with 1194.23 (k) (1)
buttons
through (4)
(b) If a product utilizes touchscreens
or touch-operated controls, an input
method shall be provided that
Supported with notes
complies with 1194.23 (k) (1)
through (4).
Product has tactile control
buttons
(c) When biometric forms of user
identification or control are used, an
alternative form of identification or
activation, which does not require
Supported
the user to possess particular
biological characteristics, shall also
be provided.
Android OS provides
alternative forms for
biometric identification,
pattern lock and password
(d) Where provided, at least one of
each type of expansion slots, ports
Supported
and connectors shall comply with
publicly available industry standards
It supported standard SD
card interface slot and
also provide Galaxy
Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”,
10.1”, 12.2” dock and
keyboard dock.
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
(a) At least one mode of operation
and information retrieval that does
not require user vision shall be
provided, or support for Assistive
Technology used by people who are
blind or visually impaired shall be
provided.
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and
explanations
Supported
Talkback service is provided
but OS wide-text magnifying
is not supported
(b) At least one mode of operation
and information retrieval that does
not require visual acuity greater than
20/70 shall be provided in audio and
enlarged print output working
Supported
together or independently, or support
for Assistive Technology used by
people who are visually impaired shall
be provided.
Talkback service is provided
but OS wide-text magnifying
is not supported
(c) At least one mode of operation
and information retrieval that does
not require user hearing shall be
provided, or support for Assistive
Technology used by people who are
deaf or hard of hearing shall be
provided
Samsung tablets do not
require user hearing.
(d) Where audio information is
important for the use of a product, at
least one mode of operation and
Samsung tablets do not
information retrieval shall be
require user hearing.
provided in an enhanced auditory
fashion, or support for assistive
hearing devices shall be provided.
N/A
(e) At least one mode of operation
and information retrieval that does
not require user speech shall be
provided, or support for Assistive
Technology used by people with
disabilities shall be provided.
N/A
Samsung tablets do not
require user speech.
(f) At least one mode of operation
and information retrieval that does
not require fine motor control or
simultaneous actions and that is
operable with limited reach and
strength shall be provided.
Supported with notes
Talkback service, External
keyboard and track ball/dpad can be used
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support – Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria
(a) Product support documentation
provided to end-users shall be made
available in alternate formats upon
request, at no additional charge
(b) End-users shall have access to a
description of the accessibility and
compatibility features of products in
alternate formats or alternate
methods upon request, at no
additional charge.
Level of Support &
Supporting Features
Remarks and explanations
Supported
Product and support
documentation are available
on the Web in an HTML and
PDF format
Supported
Information about Galaxy
Note/Tab 4 PRO 8.4”, 10.1”,
12.2”accessibility features is
available on the web in PDF
format.
(c) Support services for products shall
accommodate the communication
Supported
needs of end-users with disabilities.
TTY, telephone, E-mail,
Twitter, Google Plus,
Facebook and web chat