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Re: Media--Structural Nav Comes to the iPhone

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 03:15:03 +0900
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100625181500.GB58265@sideshowbarker>
Hi Janina,

About the DAISY player under development: Is it a Web browser, or
is it a special-purpose application? Or do you know if it is based
on a Web-browser engine?

   --Mike

Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, 2010-06-25 11:11 -0400:

> Since we've been discussing user requirements--and what features may, or
> may not be possible, on various platforms, I thought it important to
> share the below with you.
> 
> 
> Developers from the Association for the Blind of Western Australia are
> developing a DAISY player for iPhone, iPad, and iPod to be available
> from iTunes.
> 
> 
> They will be demonstrating it during the annual convention of the
> National Federation of the Blind (NFB) in Dallas next month.
> 
> So, it appears the functionality we talk about in Section 2.5, "Content
> Navigation by Content Structure," and in Section 3.2, "Granularity Level
> Control for Structural Navigation," is being realized on mainstream
> devices even as we debate its viability.
> 
> Janina
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> 		sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> 
> Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org	
> Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org
> 
> Chair, Protocols & Formats
> Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
> World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 

> Subject: Re: Greg Kearney, ABWA and DAISY Bookworm at NFB convention
> From: Greg Kearney <gkearney@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 11:38:44 +0800
> To: Technical Developments Discussion List
>  <technical-developments@mail.daisy.org>
> X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.1081)
> 
> The first release will handle only DAISY 2.02 and DAISY/NISO z3986 audio only and audio full text books. The next upgrade will support DAISY 2.02 and DAISY/NISO z3986 text only books such as those from bookshare.org
> 
> 
> Gregory Kearney | Manager Accessible Media
> Association for the Blind of WA - Guide Dogs WA
> PO Box 101, Victoria Park WA 6979 | 61 Kitchener Ave, Victoria Park WA 6100
> Tel: 08 9311 8246 | Fax: 08 9361 8696 | www.guidedogswa.com.au
> Tel: 307-224-4022 (North America)
> Email: greg.kearney@guidedogswa.com.au
> Email: gkearney@gmail.com
> 
> On 24/06/2010, at 11:09 AM, Dipendra Manocha wrote:
> 
> > Hello Greg
> > 
> > Will this player capable of reading text only DTBs too? Will this player be
> > able to handel the bookshare books?
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Dipendra
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Greg Kearney [mailto:gkearney@gmail.com] 
> > Sent: 23 June 2010 20:31
> > To: Technical Developments Discussion List
> > Cc: BonnieLS21@Gmail.com
> > Subject: Re: Greg Kearney, ABWA and DAISY Bookworm at NFB convention
> > 
> > When released this summer it will be on the iTunes Store just like all other
> > iPhone apps
> > 
> > 
> > Gregory Kearney | Manager Accessible Media Association for the Blind of WA -
> > Guide Dogs WA PO Box 101, Victoria Park WA 6979 | 61 Kitchener Ave, Victoria
> > Park WA 6100
> > Tel: 08 9311 8246 | Fax: 08 9361 8696 | www.guidedogswa.com.au
> > Tel: 307-224-4022 (North America)
> > Email: greg.kearney@guidedogswa.com.au
> > Email: gkearney@gmail.com 
> > 
> > On 23/06/2010, at 10:55 PM, Bonnie L. Snyder wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 	Thanks Greg, that's great!  Where do we get the player?
> > 	
> > 	Bonnie L. Snyder
> > 	Technology Consultant for the Blind
> > 	BonnieLS21@Gmail.com
> > 	719.322.3854 Cell
> > 	719.357.8535 Google Voice
> > 	http://TVIVIP.Org <http://TVIVIP.Org/> 
> > 
> > 	On 6/23/2010 12:31 AM, Greg Kearney wrote: 
> > 
> > 		Yes the player will work on the Ipad as well as the iPhone
> > and the iPod Touch.
> > 		
> > 		
> > 		Gregory Kearney | Manager Accessible Media
> > 		Association for the Blind of WA - Guide Dogs WA
> > 		PO Box 101, Victoria Park WA 6979 | 61 Kitchener Ave,
> > Victoria Park WA 6100
> > 		Tel: 08 9311 8246 | Fax: 08 9361 8696 |
> > www.guidedogswa.com.au <http://www.guidedogswa.com.au/> 
> > 		Tel: 307-224-4022 (North America)
> > 		Email: greg.kearney@guidedogswa.com.au
> > 		Email: gkearney@gmail.com
> > 		
> > 		On 23/06/2010, at 5:46 AM, Bonnie L. Snyder wrote:
> > 		
> > 		  
> > 
> > 			Greg,
> > 			
> > 			Will the player work on an iPad?
> > 			
> > 			Bonnie L. Snyder
> > 			Technology Consultant for the Blind
> > 			BonnieLS21@Gmail.com
> > 			719.322.3854 Cell
> > 			719.357.8535 Google Voice
> > 			http://TVIVIP.Org <http://TVIVIP.Org/> 
> > 			
> > 			
> > 			On 6/22/2010 3:37 PM, Greg Kearney wrote:
> > 			    
> > 
> > 				It's an iPhone player we are only just
> > starting on an android one.
> > 				
> > 				Sent from my iPhone
> > 				
> > 				Greg Kearney
> > 				Association for the Blind of Western
> > Australia
> > 				
> > 				On 23/06/2010, at 0:49, raman@google.com
> > (T.V Raman) wrote:
> > 				
> > 				  
> > 				      
> > 
> > 					wont be there, but I'd love to play
> > with your Android Daisy player.


-- 
Michael(tm) Smith
ihttp://people.w3.org/mike
Received on Friday, 25 June 2010 18:15:07 GMT

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