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Shaping the Technology of Tomorrow

At DAISY we work closely with technology companies and standards agencies to ensure that the reading and publishing technology of tomorrow provide an accessible future for all.

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Global Reach

DAISY is an international non-profit membership organization working with over 150 partners all around the world to improve access to reading for people with print disabilities

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Our Story

The DAISY Consortium has a rich history which started with audio and now positively impacts specialist and mainstream reading around the world.

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The Voice of Experience

DAISY has been leading standards and good practice in accessible digital publications for over 20 years - drawing on the expertise of our members with collective experience of over 1,500 years!

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You've found the DAISY Consortium website, the home of tools, standards, advice and best practices for publishing and reading to ensure accessibility for people with print disabilities in both specialist and mainstream formats.

We have lots to share, so do please explore, but the News, and Latest Updates and Quick Links below are a great place to start.

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Exploring Artificial Intelligence: Image Descriptions

Artificial Intelligence is currently a hot topic, appearing regularly in the news and often with the promise of changing the world… one way or the other. We are going to…

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Training: Confidently Create Accessible Documents

Instructor led online training for creating accessible documents by the DAISY Consortium Duration: 3 weeks | Language: English   This is a instructor-led online training course on creation of accessible…

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CSUN Conference 2024 Files

The DAISY Consortium is delighted to once again support the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference by creating accessible digital versions of the conference materials, and offering them for download in HTML, DAISY 2.02 and EPUB…

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10th Anniversary of the Accessible Books Consortium

May 6, 2024
Many congratulations to WIPO and the staff of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) on their 10th Anniversary. ABC is a…

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Remembering Monthian Butan

March 8, 2024
We are sorry to note the passing of Monthian Butan, Thai Senator and disability advocate, who, amongst an extensive portfolio…

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BOINIT Launch Korean Word to DAISY Format Service

February 26, 2024
Named BUCC, the Boin Universal Contents Converter is a web service for converting Microsoft Word documents to the DAISY format.…

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Date: May 30, 2024

Paris, France

M-Enabling Summit 2024

October 15, 2024 - October 17, 2024

Washington DC and Online

Tactile Reading Conference 2025

June 2, 2025 - June 4, 2025

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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What People Say...

All readers, including those without print disabilities have benefited significantly from the incredible and sustained contributions that the DAISY Consortium has and continues to make to mainstream publishing standards.

The DAISY Format has changed the lives of people around the world, enabling access to education and providing a lifeline for leisure readers who would otherwise struggle to access publications.