Industry News

  • Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading
    on September 10, 2021 at 9:24 am

    On September 8th 2021, the International Literacy Day, six DAISY Member organizations collaborated to publish a common position on the importance of accessible reading. This work has been driven at least in part to aid the publishing industry in preparations… Continue reading... Continue reading “Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading”… The post Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021
    on September 1, 2021 at 4:35 pm

    The finalists for the 2021 ABC International Excellence Awards have been announced and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to all candidates who have been shortlisted in each category. The finalists for the Initiative Category are: Dorwina Nowill Foundation… Continue reading... Continue reading “Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021”… The post Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021 appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W)
    on July 26, 2021 at 3:41 pm

    In our series of free DAISY webinars July 21st saw a session focused on The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021. This webinar was held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association, Accessibility Action Group (AAG) in place of their annual… Continue reading... Continue reading “The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W)”… The post The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • EPUB Accessibility: EU Accessibility Act Mapping
    on June 29, 2021 at 5:07 pm

    The European Accessibility Act (EAA) is an EU directive that establishes accessibility targets to be met by many different types of products and services in order to strengthen the rights of people with disabilities. It is relevant for the publishing industry as… Continue reading... Continue reading “EPUB Accessibility: EU Accessibility Act Mapping”… The post EPUB Accessibility: EU Accessibility Act Mapping appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • DAISY General Meeting 2021 – recording
    on June 25, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom webinar on May 26 2021. In addition to conducting the formal business required, the AGM also included a showcase of collaborative projects highlighting just a few ways that DAISY Members… Continue reading... Continue reading “DAISY General Meeting 2021 – recording”… The post DAISY General Meeting 2021 – recording appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • 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.