DAISY Pipeline: New Version, New Features, For release, Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 12:01 PDT

The DAISY Consortium announces a new release of the DAISY Pipeline, a free, downloadable transformation suite that transforms documents into accessible multimedia formats.

This latest release of the DAISY Pipeline features several usability improvements including a new Windows installer, partial Hindi localization, as well as performance enhancements and the inclusion of a validator for OPS/EPUB files, the file format based on the open standard developed by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Also included are beta versions of several new, pivotal transformers which support the migration of content from one DAISY Standard to another.