Industry News

  • Avneesh Singh Re-Elected to W3C Advisory Board
    on June 7, 2021 at 2:29 am

    Many congratulations to Avneesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer at The DAISY Consortium, who has been re-elected to the W3C Advisory Board, as reported in W3C’s announcement. The W3C Advisory Board  “provides ongoing guidance on issues of strategy, management, legal matters, process, and conflict resolution”… Continue reading... Continue reading “Avneesh Singh Re-Elected to W3C Advisory Board”… The post Avneesh Singh Re-Elected to W3C Advisory Board appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021: Overview and Event Report
    on June 3, 2021 at 1:43 pm

    Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021  (#GAAD) took place on May 20 this year and received huge attention across industries and, we are thrilled to note, the publishing industry and affiliated organisations celebrated this event more than ever. We are still… Continue reading... Continue reading “Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021: Overview and Event Report”… The post Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021: Overview and Event Report appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021
    on May 5, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Resources, Event Planning and Awareness Building GAAD takes place on May 20 this year and we’d like to encourage all our members to take part so that we can build awareness and play our part to increase the accessibility of… Continue reading... Continue reading “Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021”… The post Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021 appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Avneesh Singh for W3C Advisory Board
    on May 4, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Who am I? I am Avneesh Singh, AC representative from the DAISY Consortium. One-line description A strategic leader with a drive for leading a life of purpose. Keywords Strategy, diversity, developing countries, disability, accessibility Introduction I am Chief Operating Officer… Continue reading... Continue reading “Avneesh Singh for W3C Advisory Board”… The post Avneesh Singh for W3C Advisory Board appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Avneesh Singh Formal AB Statement – multilingual version
    on May 4, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Languages: English,  日本人 (Japanese), 中文 (Chinese), Español (Spanish), Français (French) English Avneesh Singh – A strategic leader with a drive for leading a life of purpose I am Chief Operating and Strategic Officer at the DAISY Consortium, the international organization which pioneered standards… Continue reading... Continue reading “Avneesh Singh Formal AB Statement – multilingual version”… The post Avneesh Singh Formal AB Statement – multilingual version appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Exploring Reading App Accessibility (W)
    on April 26, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    Our webinar on April 21, 2021, was focused on the accessibility of reading apps from a variety of different perspectives, with tips and demonstrations to show our audience the practicalities of various systems. This page contains: Full Video of the… Continue reading... Continue reading “Exploring Reading App Accessibility (W)”… The post Exploring Reading App Accessibility (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • New Releases: Ace By DAISY
    on April 15, 2021 at 1:16 pm

    The DAISY Consortium are pleased to announce new releases for both versions of the Ace By DAISY EPUB accessibility checking tool: the Command Line Interface (CLI) and the Graphical User Interface (Ace App) versions 1.2. These releases contains significant internal… Continue reading... Continue reading “New Releases: Ace By DAISY”… The post New Releases: Ace By DAISY appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Word Document Accessibility Part 2 (W)
    on April 12, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars April 7th saw our second session focused on Word document accessibility – part two to the previous webinar, Word Document Accessibility 101, delivered on March 10th. This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar Speaker… Continue reading... Continue reading “Word Document Accessibility Part 2 (W)”… The post Word Document Accessibility Part 2 (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • EPUBCheck: W3C Announces Release of Version 4.2.5 and New Website
    on April 8, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    W3C are pleased to announce the latest production-ready release of EPUBCheck, version 4.2.5, providing support for checking conformance to the EPUB 3.2 family of specifications. This is a maintenance release. Full details and release notes are available at [https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/releases/tag/v4.2.5. They… Continue reading... Continue reading “EPUBCheck: W3C Announces Release of Version 4.2.5 and New Website”… The post EPUBCheck: W3C Announces Release of Version 4.2.5 and New Website appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.