News & Events

Here you will find all the latest news as well as upcoming and previous events.

Nominations Open – International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing 2022

The WIPO Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award 2022 is open for nominations. As in previous years, there are two categories for the awards, […]

Reading System Roundup – Updated

Reading systems (software and apps) are always being updates as developers work to add new features and improvements. Many updates are minor and have […]

Updates to DAISY Ace and SMART Support EPUB Accessibility 1.1

The DAISY Consortium has announced updates to its Ace EPUB Accessibility Checker and the SMART Tool: Ace By DAISY Ace by DAISY is the […]

Announcement: EPUB 3.3, EPUB Reading Systems 3.3 and EPUB Accessibility 1.1 Move to Candidate Recommendation

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 […]

UK AAG Launches Publishing Industry Accessibility Survey

The Accessibility Action Group, in the UK, has launched an accessibility survey to reflect on the progress in the work towards publications that can […]

Ace by DAISY updates released

A new update to Ace by DAISY, the Accessibility Checker for EPUB, has been released, updating both the Ace App and the command line […]

Welcoming New Inclusive Publishing Partners

We are thrilled to begin this year with 2 new Inclusive Publishing Partners. Colibrio and BoinIT are very welcome additions to our stellar list of partners. Boin Information Technologies, […]

Thorium 1.8.0 New Improvements For Accessibility

Thorium Reader is the free desktop EPUB reader published by EDRLab. Version 1.8.0, recently launched, includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, notably the […]

Ask The Accessibility Experts: Send Us Your Questions!

The DAISY webinar series has been a huge success and our final webinar of 2021 on December 15 will be a special “Ask The […]

Congratulations to ABC Excellence Awards Winners 2021

Many congratulations to the winners of the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Awards for Accessible Publishing, announced today at The Frankfurt Book Fair event […]