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DAISY An opportunity to improve access to information for all APE2008 – Academic Publishing in Europe Date:22nd – 23rd January 2008 Author:Dr. Thomas.

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2 DAISY An opportunity to improve access to information for all APE2008 – Academic Publishing in Europe Date:22nd – 23rd January 2008 Author:Dr. Thomas Kahlisch Director of German Central Library for the Blind [DZB] Postal address: Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde zu Leipzig Gustav-Adolf-Straße 7, Leipzig, Germany Phone.: +49 (3 41) Internet:

3 Overview Motivation MEDIBUS DAISY Consortium Technology and Standards Projects Applications Playback Example Cross Publishing

4 From a special library service to a centre of accessible media design Motivation

5 MEDIBUS MEDIBUS is coordinating the production of accessible books for all German speaking countries MEDIBUS libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

6 DAISY Consortium DAISY: »Digital Accessible Information System«  Digital all-in-One System Map of the World with all locations of the DAISY Consortium Associate members Full members

7 Technology and Standards DAISY Consortium is developing standards and technology for DTB [Digital Talking Books] DTB: XML based format for accessible multimedia publishing I1996 DAISY Standard V. 1 (Prototype, Proprietary) II2002 DAISY Standard V (XHTML, talking book with TOC navigation) III2004 DAISY NISO Standard Z3986 (XML, schoolbooks and scientific publications) September 2007 IDPF published OPS V. 2.0 (including NCX and DTBook, part of Z3986) November 2007 Microsoft collaboration project: Save as DAISY XML

8 Technology and Standards DAISY/NISO Standard Z3986 Digital Talking Book Text file (XML) Several audio files Several SMIL files Package file NCX (XML navigation file) dtbook dtd ncx dtd Structure of a DTB

9 Projects DAISY Consortium projects  DAISY for all  Braille in DAISY  MathML modular extension for Z3986  DAISY and SVG  Urakaawa Project (API for Z3986)  Online distribution  DAISY Pipeline (Multi-Format-Converter)

10 Applications DAISY V. 2.02: talking books with navigation for content searching and browsing books  More than 200,000 DAISY titles are available worldwide  By 2010 more than 30,000 titles will be available in Germany  40 hours audio on one CD  User can search and browse the table of contents  Text and Audio synchronization using SMIL

11 Applications DAISY V. 3 Z3986  American publishers providing data in NIMAS format  provides access to more than 50,000 DAISY documents  and French publishers collaborate to translate information into Braille

12 Playback  Special Players: PTN1, Victor Reader Stream and Milestone  Software: DAISY reader, AMIS and TPB  DAISY2go for mobile phones  Standard DVD and MP3 Player (no support for all DAISY features)

13 Example

14 Cross-Publishing DTD dtbook dtd XML file in DAISY 3 Large print Printed bookHTML Braille font PDF Synthetic audio

15 Come and visit us! Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde zu Leipzig [DZB] Gustav-Adolf-Straße Leipzig, Germany Phone.: +49 (3 41) Internet: Thank you for your attention!


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