Industry News

  • DAISY Annual Report 2021
    on June 15, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    Following approval at the AGM in May, the Annual Report of DAISY Consortium activities conducted in 2021 has now been published. With messages from our President and Treasurer, brief summaries of tool development, project activity, and training, along with contributions… Continue reading... Continue reading “DAISY Annual Report 2021”… The post DAISY Annual Report 2021 appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Announcing The Microsoft Supported Low-Cost Assistive Technology Project
    on June 14, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    Creating Accessible Books for Diverse and Affordable Reading Devices At DAISY we have a long history of working with the world’s leading technology companies to deliver amazing solutions for people with print disabilities.  We’re delighted to announce our latest project… Continue reading... Continue reading “Announcing The Microsoft Supported Low-Cost Assistive Technology Project”… The post Announcing The Microsoft Supported Low-Cost Assistive Technology Project appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • European Inclusive Publishing Forum – Update
    on May 26, 2022 at 9:23 am

    The DAISY AGM this year included a presentation on the European Inclusive Publishing Forum which DAISY hosts to enable the sharing of information and practices from across Europe to support the publishing community in preparing for the European Accessibility Act.… Continue reading... Continue reading “European Inclusive Publishing Forum – Update”… The post European Inclusive Publishing Forum – Update appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Announcement: EPUB 3.3, EPUB Reading Systems 3.3 and EPUB Accessibility 1.1 Move to Candidate Recommendation
    on May 17, 2022 at 5:52 pm

    The W3C has announced that the following documents are now W3C Candidate Recommendation Snapshots: EPUB 3.3 EPUB Reading Systems 3.3 EPUB Accessibility 1.1 EPUB 3 defines a distribution and interchange format for digital publications and documents. The EPUB format provides… Continue reading... Continue reading “Announcement: EPUB 3.3, EPUB Reading Systems 3.3 and EPUB Accessibility 1.1 Move to Candidate Recommendation”… The post Announcement: EPUB 3.3, EPUB Reading Systems 3.3 and EPUB Accessibility 1.1 Move to Candidate Recommendation appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Returning to In-Person Training
    on May 5, 2022 at 5:31 pm

    At DAISY we are regularly approached by institutions working for people with print disabilities to request training in the production of accessible books, document conversion, and accessible ebook creation. For the past two years, training has been delivered online, through… Continue reading... Continue reading “Returning to In-Person Training”… The post Returning to In-Person Training appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Liblouis Braille Translation Table Feedback
    on April 18, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Liblouis is a free and open-source braille translation system that powers screen readers such as NVDA, JAWS to work with refreshable braille display in various languages, as well as a variety of conversion tools including the DAISY Pipeline. To facilitate… Continue reading... Continue reading “Liblouis Braille Translation Table Feedback”… The post Liblouis Braille Translation Table Feedback appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • What Does EPUB 3.3 Mean For Accessibility?
    on April 14, 2022 at 10:02 pm

    EPUB 3 has widely been adopted by the commercial publishing community as the chosen format for digital books, and is being increasingly utilized for accessible format delivery by educators and specialist libraries. The new version of the standard, EPUB 3.3,… Continue reading... Continue reading “What Does EPUB 3.3 Mean For Accessibility?”… The post What Does EPUB 3.3 Mean For Accessibility? appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Join us for the DAISY AGM
    on April 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting is being held virtually this year and we’re delighted to open the doors to the wider DAISY community. In the general meeting we transact the formal business required under our articles and governing regulations,… Continue reading... Continue reading “Join us for the DAISY AGM”… The post Join us for the DAISY AGM appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • ABC Training and Technical Assistance
    on March 22, 2022 at 10:38 am

    The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) is inviting expressions of interest from organizations in developing and least developed countries for training and technical assistance in the production of accessible books. The deadline for application is April 15th 2022. Further details and the… Continue reading... Continue reading “ABC Training and Technical Assistance”… The post ABC Training and Technical Assistance appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.