Gregorio Pellegrino

Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the alternative description of images is probably the most difficult for publishers as it requires a very specific knowledge and an…

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New Zealand’s Journey Towards Born Accessible Publishing

Written by Geraldine Lewis, Library and Studios Manager, Blind Foundation, New Zealand. Thanks to Tom Smith and Joshua Nathan, Blind Foundation, for contributing to this article. Introduction For the past 12 months in New Zealand, a core group of ‘Born…

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Update from the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2019

The CSUN Assistive Technology conference is said to be the largest annual conference on technology and accessibility. As usual the event was packed with informative sessions, interesting exhibits and the opportunity to meet with experts and collaborators from around the world. George…

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European Directive to Improve the Accessibility of Mainstream Ebooks

New legislation in the EU which includes accessibility requirements for both reading systems and content, could have a positive and lasting impact on practices around the world. The following article from Fondazione LIA takes a closer look at the new European Directive.…

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