I was traveling on Tuesday/Wednesday this week and wasn't around when the news came out, but the DAISY translator plugin for Word and an update to the DAISY Pipeline were announced on Wednesday. Here are a few places to learn more about how it works and how it's being used ...
- Reed Shaffner: Save as DAISY is Launched and Publishing
- Gray Knowlton: DAISY Translator Released!
- Oliver Bell: OpenXML/DaisyXML Translator Now Available
- Sheri McLeish (Forrester): Microsoft Unchains Content For The Blind With DAISY XML Word Add-In
- Computerworld: Microsoft grows DAISY for blind computer users while Adobe wilts
- Dr. Dobb's Journal: DAISY Suite Updated
- Linux World: Microsoft to help disabled access Office documents
- PC Magazine: Microsoft Improves Word for the Blind
- Tech2.com: Microsoft Looks Out For The Disabled
- DAISY Consortium: http://www.daisy.org/
- DAISY translator plugin: http://daisymfc.sourceforge.net/#dl
- DAISY Pipeline: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=208610