DTB-Talk -- Discussion of Digital Talking Books


About DTB-Talk
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The purpose of this list is for the discussion of Digital Talking Books for the Blind. The list is sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind.

There are a number of activities going on around the world, all of which are stimulating interest in digital talking books for the blind. These things include, but are not limited to:

*introduction of DAISY books by RFB&D in 2002 via its Audio Plus program
*Introduction of a DTB program by the RNIB in Great Britain
*availability of DTB's in Canada via CNIB, Japan via JSRPD, and various other countries around the world,
*the availability of DAISY books via BookShare.org,
*the adoption of the NISO/DAISY 3.0 standard for file formats related to DTB's,
*efforts on the part of NLS to introduce DTB's to its nationwide program by 2008
*introduction of various machines and software programs which will play DTB's,
*and more!

The primary focus of this list will be from the viewpoint of the end-consumer, but production tools, techniques, etc. are also valid topics.

The list is moderated by David Andrews, david.andrews@nfbnet.org

You should also contact him if you are having any technical problems.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the DTB-Talk Archives.

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