Meeting Archive:
Best Practices for Integrating Accessible Images into Ebooks & DTBs


Meeting Description:

Bryan Gould and Geoff Freed of the National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) at WGBH will present “Best Practices for Integrating Accessible Images into Ebooks & DTBs” on Thursday April 25 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, 12:30 p.m. Eastern. In a special 90-minute presentation for content creators, Bryan and Geoff will discuss best practices for authoring accessible images and integrating them into e-books and DTBs. Included in the seminar will be brief demonstrations of the following authoring tools:

  •  TOBI
  •  Dolphin EasyProducer
  •  OpenOffice Writer
  • Word
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe InDesign
  • iBooks Author

We'll also demonstrate what a described image looks like, and sounds like, when integrated into an accessible e-book or DTB.

A recording of the session, along with the slides, will be made available after the session at http://diagramcenter.org/standards-and-practices/training.html
Details
Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2013
Time: 12:30 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Julie Noblitt
 Presenter Information
Presenters
 
Geoff Freed is NCAM director of technology projects and Web media standards.
 
Bryan Gould conducts blindness-related research and development projects for the WGBH National Center for Accessible Media.