[nfb-talk] FW: The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Tue Jan 30 02:53:38 UTC 2018

>The DAISY Consortium is delighted to announce the launch of Ace by 
>DAISY, the ground-breaking free and open source accessibility 
>checking tool for ebooks created in the widely adopted EPUB format.
>Ace by DAISY, equips the publishing industry with a tool which can 
>test their ebooks against internationally recognized standards for 
>accessibility. Designed to assist content providers at any stage in 
>their workflow, Ace by DAISY will make it easier to produce higher 
>quality, more accessible EPUB content files.
>The full press release can be accessed at 
>For further information on Ace and how to get 
>Please help us to promote this major step forward in accessible publishing!
>    * Share the press release with your colleagues / audience
>    * Tweet about it using #AcebyDAISY
>    * Follow @Inclusivepub @accessibledaisy on Twitter
>With regards
>Avneesh Singh
>George Kerscher Ph.D.
>-In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
>Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
>Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
>President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF)
>Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
>Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a 
>division of the W3C
>Phone: +1 406/549-4687
>Cell:+1 406/544-2466
>Email: <mailto:kerscher at montana.com>kerscher at montana.com

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