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Re: chapter metadata in audiobooks

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:25:24 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+FkZ9F8RRo+5fvPTBqxWoEShEKUDPM_rCtqWyHj4tj-QP5S0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>
Cc: "Dugas, Ben" <ben.dugas@rakuten.com>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Hello all,
based on today's a11y conference call, I added a short section for metadata
in the "Media Overlays" (synchronised multimedia) wiki page:
https://github.com/w3c/publ-wg/wiki/Requirements-and-design-options-for-synchronized-multimedia#metadata
Feel free to comment.
Kind regards, Daniel

On 27 September 2017 at 04:47, Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com> wrote:

> *HI Ben,*
>
> Good to see that there are such requirements from audio book publishers.
> It would be great if you can specify in more detail what information do
> you want to place in Chapter metadata.
>
>
> With regards
> Avneesh
> *From:* Dugas, Ben
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 27, 2017 00:10
> *To:* W3C Publishing Working Group
> *Subject:* chapter metadata in audiobooks
>
>
> Hello all,
>
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>
> The following caught my attention. As you may or not know Kobo recently
> launched audiobooks and I’m sure we’d benefit as much as anyone in the long
> run from better standards for audio products particularly with regards to
> chapter metadata (Jeff and I share the same dream). I’m all ears if there’s
> a role for a retailer like Kobo to play here be it suggestions, review or
> testing.
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> *George Kerscher:** “Reading through the minutes - I didn’t see any
> mention of audio publishers in the discussion. Generally the audio
> publishers are some of the less technical people. They are great with the
> audio products, and very talented, but from a tech perspective they need
> help. Perhaps we could engage the audio publishers that are already part of
> W3C publishing group. hachette, random house audio, etc…*
>
> *Jeff Printy:** I am interested in this aspect, my dearest wish is for
> Audible books to have chapter metadata*
>
> *George Kerscher:** I could take an action item to get in touch with a
> key person in each of those houses.*
>
> *Luc Audrain:** +1*
>
> *Tzviya Siegman:** That would be great.*
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> *Lillian Sullam:** I’d be happy to help also (from PRH side)*
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> *Luc Audrain:** I can be the contact for hachette livre. and I can find a
> contact for the group in NY.*
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> Cheers,
>
> *Ben Dugas, *
>
> Manager, Content Display Quality and Production
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> Toronto, Canada (GMT-5)
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> <http://www.kobo.com/>
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> <http://www.instagram.com/kobobooks>
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> <http://twitter.com/kobo>
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> www.kobo.com
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