DAISY Marketplace for Tools & Services

The DAISY Marketplace is the place to look for new DAISY tools, services and related products.

Please send your exciting product news, updates and suggestions to us using the Contact Us form (General Category) on this site, and we will add them to the DAISY Marketplace.

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To get access to talking books at MTM, patrons need to contact their local library for more information and registration. Users need to have a subscription to be able to listen to a newspaper in the app. Available for download from the iTunes and Google Play.

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Notable improvements:

  • Better support for the new BANA 2011 Formats (used in the United States)
  • Nemeth Code, Braille to Print support added
  • Export from DBT to Microsoft Word via HTML
  • DBT has new software to handle installation and activation issues
  • DBT now contains a Czech and a Chinese User Interface (see Global Menu, Internationalization)
  • Smart Phone Integration with DBT
  • More languages and better support of existing languages
  • Better Embosser support
  • Math file importing and braille math translation have been improved

More information is provided on the Duxbury Systems website.

 

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EasyConverter 6.02, available immediately, introduces support for several new Braille paper sizes used by popular Braille embossers including equipment from Index Braille. More info can be found on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

 

EasyConverter empowers users to make information accessible to people with visual impairments and dyslexia. With EasyConverter you can quickly create accessible Word documents, large print, MP3 audio, DAISY talking books and Braille.

Victor Reader Stream 2

Enjoy the new features software Version 4.3 brings to you such as Internet radio, Wikipedia, and so much more. Detailed information is provided on the HumanWare website.

Braille Sense U2 MINI

Braille Sense U2 Mini is packed with new features and upgraded hardware. Offers stable performance with an optimized Windows-based operating system. Built-in DAISY Player supports DAISY 2.0/2.02 and ANSI/NISO Z39.86 (DAISY 3.0). More information is provided on the HIMS Inc. website.

Learning Ally Audio App

The Learning Ally app allows users to download structured audio books directly to their device without passing through iTunes. Support for iOS 7 has been added. More information is available on iTunes.

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SuperNova version 13.54 is a free update for all version 13 customers. SuperNova 13.54 update magnifies and speaks with Internet Explorer 11. More information is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

BookPort Plus

Many improvements, including navigation by percent in DAISY titles and support for the DAISY "skippable" option. BookPort Plus now supports the EPUB file format. More information is available on the American Printing House for the Blind website.

ReadHear Mac has been updated with:

  • Support for Learning Ally VoiceText: Access to tens of thousands of e-books, including new titles featuring synchronized text highlighting.
  • Support for books with images: Sighted users can now use ReadHear to read and navigate e-books that contain pictures and diagrams.
  • Full Unicode support: The ReadHear activation process has been upgraded to enable use of most international alphabets and symbols.
  • Upgraded language support: ReadHear now features improved handling of European and Asian languages.
  • Improved audio tools: Users can now adjust reading speed for recorded audio tracks.

Download is available on the gh, LLC website.

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ReadHear PC Premium has been updated with:

  • Support for Windows 8: Listen to e-books on the newest generation of Windows PCs and tablets.
  • Support for Learning Ally VoiceText: Access to tens of thousands of e-books, including new titles featuring synchronized text highlighting.
  • Improved Bookshare support: Bookshare members can now benefit from increased compatibility with Bookshare files.
  • Support for books with images: Sighted users can now use ReadHear to read and navigate e-books that contain pictures and diagrams.
  • Full Unicode support: The ReadHear activation process has been upgraded to enable use of most international alphabets and symbols.
  • Improved low-vision features: Users can now improve reading comfort with typing echoes and adjustable line width.
  • Improved library handling: ReadHear now supports books stored on removable media such as flash drives and portable hard drives.
  • Support for EPUB and HTML formats, which allows readers to access an immense number of free books online in e-book libraries such as Project Gutenberg.

More information can be found on the gh LLC website.

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SaySo v1.04 includes a range of new features and fixes, making SaySo ideal for use in the workplace as well as in schools and at home. A full list of improvements is available on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

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With BARD Mobile app, eligible users can play the structured audio materials on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. These users whose devices are connected to a refreshable braille display through Bluetooth, can also read the braille materials available on BARD. Free, available on iTunes.

YoYoReader

YoYoReader allows people with visual impairments gain more independence by allowing them to record notes and consume digital content in DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 formats. Users can also read documents in TXT,HTM,HTML,DOC or PDF formats. More information is available on the YoYoReader website.

Plextalk Pocket DAISY Player/Recorder

Firmware Version 6.0 comes with numerous improvements such as a higher quality TTS, support for EPUB 2 format. For more information, please review the release notes.

Learning Ally Audio

Learning Ally Audio is compatible with Google Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, Motorola DROID RAZR running Android OS 4.1 or later. Plays Learning Ally DAISY content. Available from Google Play.

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Improved support for downloading Bookshare content. Available for purchase on Google Play.

PLEXTALK Linio Pocket

This version supports numerous improvements such as the calendar, PDF format, etc. The PLEXTALK Linio Pocket offers immediate access to DAISY online services in Finland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium and Japan - in more countries in the near future. Learn more

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Developed by Dedicon, designed to work with both - iPhone and iPad. Available from iTunes. Languages: English, Dutch, French, German.

IVONA Android OEM TTS is now available in reduced footprints (~ 150 MB and 60-80 MB). More information can be found on the IVONA Software website.

BookPort DT

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.

BookSense Player Users can now record in DAISY format as well as current WAV and MP3 formats. More information can be found at the HIMS website.
PLEXTALK Linio

This version (5.00.00) supports numerous improvements. For more information, please visit the PlexTalk website.

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Download books and periodicals from the National Library Service (NLS), Learning Ally, and Bookshare. Read using the refreshable braille display or natural speech. This player supports Word, txt, html and DAISY. More info on the APH website.

MyStudio PC

The Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (JSRPD) has just released Version 2.05.02.00 of MyStudio PC, the DAISY 2.02 structure and audio production tool which is available to DAISY Member organizations at no cost.

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Read2Go App Logo Update your Read2Go for iOS 6. Read2Go is available for purchase on the iTunes Store.
Go Read App Logo

Access and download books directly from Bookshare (must be a Bookshare member to download). Read with voiced navigation and text-to-speech in DAISY and EPUB formats. Available from Google Play.

Milestone 212

The latest update improves the starting reliability to charge and connect the unit to the computer. Details are available on the Bones website.

Dolphin Logo This update includes essential fixes to remove duplicate IDs from Publisher output files. Details are available on the Dolphin Publisher page on the Dolphin Computer Access website.
HumanWare Logo Victor Reader Stream users can obtain the HumanWare Companion version 3.5.6 from the HumanWare website.
Milestone CD Drive

By pressing a single button all music and data CDs (e.g. DAISY books) are copied directly to the SD card. Music CDs are automatically converted into MP3 or WAV files. More information is available on the Bones website.

DM-5

Firmware update Version 1.51 for DM-5. Watch a YouTube video about DM-5 features.

Milestone 312 DAISY Player

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.

Olympus DM-4

To download the new firmware update Version 1.50 and manual in DAISY format, please visit the DM-4 Accessible Information webpage. Improvements are listed in the release notes.

Ivona Accessibility Package

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.

PTN 2 Cross

Available only in Europe, PTN Cross features a cover that offers direct access to the DAISY functionalities. More information is available on the PLEXTALK website.

Victorreader Stratus12

Students and professionals may prefer the Stratus12 models with 12-key number pad for navigation to specific pages in highly structured publications such as reference and text books. More information can be found on the HumanWare website.

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Version 6.04 includes improved functionality to provide a more seamless reading experience for readers with visual impairments and dyslexia. More information can be found on the Dolphin Computer Access website.

Victor Reader Stratus4

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.

HumanWare ClassMate Reader ClassMate now has the ability to play large DAISY text files. To load, textbooks must be less than 20 MB. This specifically addresses the largest textbook files from the NIMAC repository, which have been put into student-ready format by Bookshare. In addition, ClassMate now plays DAISY books with multiple text files - for example, books that are on more than one CD. More information about upgrading is available on the HumanWare website.
Learning Ally logo Learning Ally's entire collection is now accessible on Mac as well as Windows operating systems through the introduction of ReadHear, developed by gh, LLC in partnership with Learning Ally. More information is available on the Learning Ally website.
Stream CD Edition This accessory makes it easy to transfer a collection of DAISY books on CDs onto one single, portable audio playback device, without the use of a PC. Details are available on the HumanWare website.
PLEXTALK PTN2 Version 3 comes with simplified operation and is more intuitive as it offers faster touch key response as well as automatic bookmark numbering. For more information, please visit the official website for PLEXTALK PTN2.
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MathDaisy is Design Science's add-in for both the DAISY Pipeline and the Save As DAISY 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Sigtuna DAR logo

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.

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DTB2iTunes logo

DTB2iTunes is a program used to combine all of the audio files of a DAISY DTB into a single MP3 file or iTune Audiobook format and upload it to your iTunes or other MP3 application.

Dorina DAISY Reader logo

For support, please go to the DDReader home page.

DAISY, Sonata Software and Microsoft logos

Courtesy of Microsoft Japan.

 

Links to download the Save as DAISY add-in for Office 2013 were posted to the DAISY Consortium website in January 2014.