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  • Subscription-Perpetual License Ease Joypad
  • Pushbutton and adapters
  • Adapters
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What does it consist of:

November 2020

Ease Joypad is an application that facilitates the use of smartphones and tablets for people with handling difficulties, since it allows the device to be operated through a game controller, button, etc.

The application only needs an internet connection to download it and to complete the purchase process. Once the purchase is validated, it can be used offline.

NOTE: If a button is to be connected, there are two options:

  • Connect a pushbutton that has two outputs.
  • Connect two pushbuttons, each one with an output.

In addition, to be able to connect the pushbuttons it will be necessary to have an adapter, in this case the BJ-805 has been used https://bjadaptaciones.com/con-conmutadores/178-adaptador-usb-para-2-conmutadores.html but you can find other similar ones available in the market. It will also be necessary to have an adapter with a female USB port to connect the BJ 805 (or similar) and the telephone.

AdaptersPushbutton and adapters

Forms of Acquisition:

The app has a free version where it can be tested in limited time sessions, then an ad will appear, and so on. If you want to use it without ads, you must buy a subscription or a license.

It can be downloaded through Google Play for Android systems with version 7.0 or higher from the following link:

Link access to download Ease Joypad in Google Play

-Subscription: It can be purchased for 3.99 euros per month or for 39.99 euros per year. Subscriptions include a free 30-day trial period.

-Perpetual license: It can be purchased for 149.99 euros in a single payment.

Ease Joypad perpetual subscription-license

As indicated on their website https://www.easeapps.xyz/es/ In the frequently asked questions section, the license is associated with a Google account, so if you change your mobile while the Google account is maintained, the license will not be lost. This allows you to have the application active on two devices (for example, mobile and tablet), as long as it is active with the same Google account with which the purchase was made.

Technical verification:

Installation and activation

Its installation is very simple and can be downloaded from the Play Store as indicated above.

Once installed, when the Ease Joypad application is opened, it asks for permission to display content on top of other applications.

Joypad permissions

It is necessary to click on continue, and grant permission.

In the next step you need to accept the end user license agreement.

Joypad License

Once the permissions have been accepted, the accessibility settings can be opened (both through the application's own tab and by going to the phone's settings).

Accessibility settings screen

When you click on Open accessibility settings, a screen opens where you need to slide it down until you reach Services, where you can see the Ease Joypad application and its status (activated or deactivated). To activate it, access and activate the button on the right. In addition, it will be necessary to grant action control permissions, retrieve window content, and perform gestures. Once accepted, it is only necessary to press the Activate Ease Joypad button.

It does not allow the button to be activated until a joystick, button, etc. is connected to the mobile phone.

Grant ease joypad permission

Operation and configuration

The operation is very simple. And the different settings that can be configured are:

-Entrance: In this section you can find two subsections.

-Input type: In this section you can choose between a generic game controller, BJ-805, JoyCable 2 or custom.

-Button configuration: If the custom option is chosen in the input type, it will be necessary to configure the buttons.

-Motion settings: In this section you can find:

-Base speed: It can be modified between 1 and 25, to allow the vertical and horizontal bars to move more or less quickly.

-Maximum speed: It can be set between 25 and 250.

-Acceleration: You can choose the desired acceleration of the game controller, button, etc. between 0 and 50.

-Cursor turns the screen: It will be necessary to have this option checked to use some controls such as push buttons.

-Click settings: In this section you will find.

-Click mode: Can be configured to choose click by hold, gamepad buttons and gamepad buttons with filters.

-Timeout: It is the waiting time in tenths of a second before clicking. It can be set between 3 and 50.

-Timeout after clicking: It is the waiting time in tenths of a second before accepting new events after clicking. It can be set between 0 and 20.

-Motion threshold: Allows you to restart the click by waiting when the mouse movement is higher than the threshold (in pixels). It can be set between 1 and 50.

-Interface settings: Within this option you can find to activate / deactivate the following options.

-Activate the scroll buttons.

-Simplify scroll buttons: Reduces the number of scroll buttons.

-Play sound on click: As with Ease Touch it may be necessary to configure the sound settings of the phone in order to hear the click.

-Hide bars: Used to remove the bars that indicate where the click is going to be made. It is not recommended to activate this option as the movement of the bars cannot be seen.

-Size of the interface elements: Allows you to choose between small, normal, large and extra large. The user can configure the menu according to their needs.

-Actions menu settings: Within this section you can find

-Menu type: You can choose between none, large or docked.

-Position (docked): When docked in the type of menu is selected, this option allows the user to choose the area in which they want this menu to be located, choosing between right, left, top and bottom.

-Available actions: Different options appear in this menu, such as back, start, scroll, etc. among which you can mark or unmark depending on whether you want these options to be available in the menu.

-Help: The version of Ease Joypad being used is available in this section.

Number 3 with ease joypad in calculator appMinus sign calculator app with ease joypad

Tests performed

In order to analyze and evaluate the application, a series of tests have been carried out to verify its operation. The tests have been carried out on a Samsung Galaxy S8 device (Android 8.0.0) with version 1.3.0.

Functionality tests

In order to use the application on the device, it was necessary to install it through the Play Store.

Once the application is installed, when you start it for the first time, the application needs to be granted different permissions.

Usability testing

These tests are intended to measure the possibilities of the application to be understood by the user. In this case, use it to be able to operate an Android device.

The application is very simple to use, and the menu, although it is very simple, can be configured by another person, not being necessary to access it every time the application is used, if not only when you want to make changes to the chosen options . Being simple to use, if the application is uninstalled at some point the simplicity of the interface makes it very easy to remember how it works.

Compared to effectiveness, as long as the application is activated and a game controller, a button, etc. is connected, the click is produced through two intersecting red lines. As noted before, the application is simple to use, so it can be said that the product has very high efficiency in terms of its intended use.

Regarding portability, Ease Joypad works only on Android devices whose version is equal to or higher than 7.0.

Taking into account this analysis, it can be said that the product has very good usability with respect to the objective mentioned above.

Accessibility tests

In this section, different criteria have been applied to assess whether the application can be used regardless of the capabilities of the user.

Cognitive accessibility - The buttons found in the menu come with an indication of what they can do, for example, the backward key comes with the word back, the screen scrolling key comes with the word scroll , etc. In addition, from the menu you can configure the size and position of some buttons, which allows greater accessibility.

Accessibility for people with reduced vision - The size of the buttons can be changed, however, it remains to modify the option of being able to change colors and contrasts of the bars.

Accessibility for people with hearing difficulties - People with hearing difficulties can use the application without having any problem, since there is no content in the form of video or audio, except if you want to activate the sound of the click, which it is not necessary to be able to make a correct operation.

Physical accessibility - This application is intended for people with movement difficulties, which makes it completely accessible in this field.

Reliability tests

These tests are intended to verify if the application has bugs that do not allow it to perform its functions.

During the days that the application was tested, no notable or critical failure was detected in its operation.

Privacy & Security

Regarding privacy and security of the application, no data is required, but it is necessary to grant some permissions to the application.

Conclusions

In general, it is an application that allows the user to operate an Android device using a game controller or a button.

Thanks to its menu it allows a configuration very adapted to the user.

Highlights

  • Through the menu settings, different options such as base speed, menu type, etc. can be configured, which allows greater customization for the user.

Improvement points

  • You cannot set the color and contrast of the scroll bars. Possibly it will be incorporated in future versions.
  • Design and manufacturing: 4 5 on.
    4
    Refers to the physical aspects and details of the manufacturing of the technological product
  • User experience: 4 5 on.
    4
    This criterion is linked to the user's assessment of the product or application
  • Technical benefits: 4 5 on.
    4
    Description of the quality of the technical specifications of the technological solution
  • Accessibility: 4 5 on.
    4
    It is the degree to which people can use or access a product, technological solution or service, regardless of their technical, cognitive or physical capabilities

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