[nfb-talk] FW: The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool
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
>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
>Email: <mailto:kerscher at montana.com>kerscher at montana.com
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