DAISY Marketplace for Tools & Services
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In v1.03, Dolphin has changed the way audio-only DAISY books are displayed in Bookshelf, making it clearer to users that the book does not contain any text. A full list of improvements is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.
Loaded with many of the same features as the hand-held Book Port Plus, the Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder. Now it also supports DAISY Online Delivery. This service utilizes the features of the new Book Port DT to provide users the ability to find, download and play DAISY content without the need for a computer. More information is provided on the APH website.
The new Victor Reader Stream features an improved, louder speaker, improved text-to-speech from Acapela, improved recording capabilities, faster USB transfers, and 32-gigabyte SD cards. It easily connects to flash drives and offers the Softpak features of full stereo recordings, support for EPUB 2 unprotected books, DOCX, MP4 and iTunes M4A files. More information is provided on the HumanWare website.
Now available at a lower price! Unique design combines e-reader with a high-resolution camera, allowing users to point, shoot and listen to printed text. Supported file formats: DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO Z39.86-2002 (DAISY 3), NIMAS 1.0/1.1, MP3, WAV and ASCII text. More information is available on the HumanWare website.
Includes Dolphin's new Plug and Play-type connectivity for dozens of USB Braille displays. Several fixes have been applied to SuperNova's new Internet Explorer support originally released in version 13.01. Initial support for Adobe Reader version 11 has been introduced. Many other general stability and performance improvements benefiting magnification, speech and Braille. More information is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.
The PLEXTALK Pocket portable player offers both DAISY playback and recording. The PRS Software is now available at no cost to PLEXTALK Pocket users. Three functions are provided in one package: Recording, Editing and CD-R Writing. If you have a PLEXTALK Pocket, you can download the installer from the PLEXTALK website downloads area and install it onto your computer while your player is connected via USB.
Version 4.47 of the software for DAISY Player/Recorder Milestone 312 is now available. This is a substantial upgrade which contains useful new features. Some of the highlights include support for Word DOC files as well as DAISY 3 and EPUB. Go to Bones website for details and download.
IVONA Accessibility Packages include the award-winning, high quality Text-To-Speech Voices, delivering high intelligibility (capable of 4X acceleration with no loss in quality), rapid responsiveness, and the IVONA Reader − plus a free, pre-configured NVDA screenreader, the open source solution developed by the NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) Project. More information is available on the IVONA Software website.
All Victor Reader Stratus models feature large, tactile, high-contrast keys, a built-in speaker and headphone jack as well as self-voicing controls. Users can take and operate their Victor Reader Stratus anywhere, using its rechargeable battery and integrated carrying handle. More information can be found on the HumanWare website.
Details are available on the gh, LLC website.
Adobe InDesign CS4 includes a "Save as DTBook" (DAISY XML) option. More information is available on the Adobe's Digital Editions blog. It provides a clear overview of the DAISY XML and ePub support features in CS4.
MathDaisy is Design Science's add-in for both the DAISY Pipeline and the Save As DAISY Microsoft add-in for Microsoft Word. If the original document contains mathematical equations, then users will need to install the MathDaisy add-in to add support for mathematical equations, making them accessible to students, teachers, engineers, and scientists with disabilities.
It is an early demo of a web based application which enables users to read, listen to and navigate through DAISY 3 digital talking books online.
Project ButtercupReader was developed by software firm Intergen in conjunction with Microsoft. It provides a showcase of the use of Microsoft Silverlight to build rich and accessible browser based applications. Intergen worked closely with Adaptive Technology experts from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind to ensure that ButtercupReader provided a highly accessible experience for users with a wide range of print disabilities.
More information is available on the ButtercupReader project website.
eClipseWriter and eClipseWriter Professional from IRTI: eClipseWriter Professional is a self-voicing word processor, scanning and reading system that creates DAISY media for personal use. eClipseWriter and eClipseWriter Professional now offer four different user interfaces tailored to address different applications:
- Scan and Read Mode
- Basic Word Processing Mode
- 2 Advance Operation Modes
Complete details and download links are provided on the IRTI website.
Duxbury Systems, Inc. and Design Science, Inc. collaborated on Duxbury Braille Translator™ (DBT) version 10.7 with support for direct import of Microsoft Word documents containing mathematical equations created with MathType™.
For more information, see the Design Science Press Release.
IVEO is for those who learn better with touch, sound, and sight combined, thus utilizing any or all three learning modalities to learn faster and retain longer. A free IVEO viewer, compatible with DAISY SVG plug-in, is available from ViewPlus Technologies.
The final release of Sigtuna DAR 3, version 3.0.22, has just been made available. This DAISY 2.02 production tools supports the production of DAISY books with audio and structure, as well as full text/audio DAISY books. It is made available to DAISY Members by the Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities, JSRPD. A license is required.Email Contact
"Save as DAISY" add-in for Microsoft Office Word incorporates a "Lite" version of the DAISY Pipeline. You can select to generate the DAISY XML for further processing, or you can generate a fully conforming DAISY file set with full navigation and full text synchronized with audio. The audio is generated by the default text-to-speech (TTS) engine on your Windows computer. Download is available on the Save as DAISY Microsoft project page.
The source document in Microsoft Word has to be well structured, created using styles and saved before it can be converted to fully conforming DAISY book.