Announcing the First Beta Release of Ace, by DAISY, the Accessibility Checker for EPUB. The DAISY Consortium are delighted to announce the first beta […]
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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 Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) has launched its re-branded “ABC Global Book Service” (formerly TIGAR Service) that enables libraries for the blind in different […]
The winners of the 2017 Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing were announced at the London Book Fair. SAGE of […]
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Publishing Business Group kickoff meeting took place in London on March 13th. The Publishing Business Group fosters ongoing […]
After seven months of debate over the merger, the International Digital Publishing Forum, developer of the EPUB e-book format, and the W3C, the internet […]
The IDPF Membership has unanimously approved EPUB 3.1 as a Recommended Specification. The EPUB 3.1 revision includes a new accessibility specification and an accessibility […]
People who use accessible publications or purchase learning material want confirmation that what they get is, in fact, accessible. This concept is known as “buy […]
The IDPF Board recently approved working group recommendations to advance the EPUB 3.1 specifications to Proposed Specification status. A public review and comment period will be open through November 7th. The final step according to IDPF policies is a member vote to approve as Recommended Specifications.