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Accessibility to Feature at Digital Book World, 2018

The popular mainstream publishing and technology conference, Digital Book World, is scheduled to return this year with a new focus and an exciting program. […]

W3C News – Synchronized Multimedia for Publications Community Group Proposal

Marisa DeMeglio, software developer for The DAISY Consortium, has proposed creation of a new group  working on a way to “synchronize audio or video […]

Global Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2018

Good e-reader has published its annual report on the audiobook industry and the latest trends and statistics can be read at: https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/global-audiobook-trends-and-statistics-for-2018  

W3C ARIA Working Group finalize digital publishing specifications

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has finalized several documents: Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 is a W3C Recommendation – https://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/ Core […]

Ace by DAISY: Open Source EPUB Accessibility Checker – New Beta Release 

Ace, by DAISY, the newly developed accessibility checking tool for EPUB, has entered its last phase of testing with a new beta release this […]

ABC International Excellence Award – Seeking Nominations

The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award, to be given at London Book Fair 2018, is now open for nominations. ABC aims to increase […]

Announcing Ace Beta Release

Announcing the First Beta Release of Ace, by DAISY, the Accessibility Checker for EPUB. The DAISY Consortium are delighted to announce the first beta […]

Benetech Establishes Global Certified Accessible Program

Benetech, the leading software for social good nonprofit, in conjunction with Dedicon, Royal National Institute of Blind People, and Vision Australia, announced Global Certified […]

The Future of Accessible Publishing: EPUB 3

The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) has launched its re-branded “ABC Global Book Service” (formerly TIGAR Service) that enables libraries for the blind in different […]

Winners Announced: ABC Excellence Awards

The winners of the 2017 Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing were announced at the London Book Fair. SAGE of […]