DAISY Reading Apps for Mobile Devices M-Enabling Summit Varju Luceno - Dec. 6, 2011
What is DAISY?• DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information System - it is a digital talking book or electronic publication format that allows synchronized playback of audio, text, images.• DAISY digital talking books offer the benefits of regular audiobooks, but they are superior because DAISY includes navigation.
DAISY Reader Applications for Mobile Phones• Code Factory Mobile DAISY Player for Symbian phones – supports Bookshare and NFB Newsline publications. Supports DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3.• Nuance Daisy2Go is a part of the Nuance Accessibility Suite, optimized for Nuance TALKS, to allow for easy alternation between audio and textual content. It is free for users who own a license of TALKS&ZOOMS Premium Edition.
DAISY Reader Apps for Apple devices• DaisyWorm - Simple DAISY reader created by the Association for the Blind of Western Australia.• It will not read digital content from Bookshare or Learning Ally.• Supports DAISY 2.02, works well with VoiceOver.• Books can be transferred from computer using the iTunes File Sharing feature or any FTP client. For more information, search for “DaisyWorm” in the App Store.
Learning Ally Audio App• To download Learning Ally DAISY books you will need to install the latest version of the Download Manager for use with the app.• Navigate through structured DAISY audio book chapters & page numbers, go to a specific page number within the book. The app will remember the place in the book where you stopped reading.• This application is fully VoiceOver accessible. More info: http://www.learningally.org/apple/
Read2GO• Developed by Bookshares parent non-profit Benetech in partnership with Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd which is known for its PLEXTALK® digital talking book players.• This app lets Bookshare members browse, search and download more than 127,000 Bookshare text-only DAISY 3 books, works with VoiceOver.• Users can browse and search the Bookshare library from within the app. More information can be found at: http://read2go.org/
InDaisy Reader• Enjoy different flavors of unprotected DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 books.• Works with VoiceOver.• Books can be transferred from computer to InDaisy Reader using the iTunes File Sharing feature or any FTP client.• Please visit Levelware website at http://levelware.com for more info.Also, check out the Voice of DAISY app, searchthe App Store. Website - http://www.cypac.co.jp/vodi/
DAISY Reader Apps for Android• Darwin Reader - fully supports DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 formatted audio and text books, and directly integrates with Benetech Bookshare. Graphical and Eyes Free modes. Book transfer from computer to Android device very easy.• Android DAISY / EPUB Reader Open Source, currently supports DAISY 2.02. Translated into several languages, find out more: http://code.google.com/p/android-daisy-epub-reader/
DEMO• Darwin DAISY Reader for Android Thank you!