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The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool

From: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:56:51 -0700
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Dear WAI IG,
 
Sorry if you get this more than once.
 
The DAISY Consortium is delighted to announce the launch of Ace by DAISY,
the ground-breaking free and open source accessibility checking tool for
ebooks created in the widely adopted EPUB format.
 
Ace by DAISY, equips the publishing industry with a tool which can test
their ebooks against internationally recognized standards for accessibility.
Designed to assist content providers at any stage in their workflow, Ace by
DAISY will make it easier to produce higher quality, more accessible EPUB
content files.
 
The full press release can be accessed at
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/01/prweb15141305.htm
 
For further information on Ace and how to get started:
https://inclusivepublishing.org/Ace
 
Please help us to promote this major step forward in accessible publishing! 
 
*	Share the press release with your colleagues / audience 
*	Tweet about it using #AcebyDAISY 
*	Follow @Inclusivepub @accessibledaisy on Twitter
 
With regards
Avneesh Singh
 
Best
George
 
 
George Kerscher Ph.D.
-In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
http://www.daisy.org
Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
http://www.benetech.org
President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) 
http://www.idpf.org
Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
http://www.imls.gov
Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a division of the
W3C 
http://www.w3c.org/wai 
Phone: +1 406/549-4687
Cell:+1 406/544-2466 
Email: kerscher@montana.com
 
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