Yesterday I got my Bluesound Node, first generation player. I got a very good deal on the Node.
I am blind so I have to rely on that the control apps can be used with my screen readers.
Until now I have looked at an given up on the Windows ap on Windows10. The appp cannot be used, and it breaks my screen reader in win10, so I had to go back to the state t the system was in before I installed the app.
I then tried the iOS app, wich I had hope for would, work, since most Apple apps usually works with the built in Apple screen reader called voiceover.
Somthing works, but unfortunately I cannot see the list of albums, not on my local file shares, and not on tidal.
I can press on the screen somewhere randomly, and an album will be chosen, and then I can see the tracks on the album.
This morning I tried with the Android app on Android 6, with the latest version of the Google screen reader called Talkback. this works even worse, I cannot get to the music sources, so this app seems to be unusable. It is normal with Android apps, since the accessibility support built into Android is far form as good as what Apple is making available.
So now I have a Bluesound that I in the real world cannot use. The last thing to try is the Apple osX app, and hope that that can work.
Of course I can just return the Node, and by a Sonos, since the sonos apps for iOS works without problems. Problems have been solved over the different Sonos app versions, with feedback from blind users.
However I would much rather work together with your app developpers to make the apps, especially on iOS accessible so blind users can decide if we want to use Sonos or go for Bluesound.
I had hoped this could be posted as a support ticket, but it seems as if this is not possible.
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