DAISY Consortium Releases Open Source Multimedia Authoring Tool: DAISY Press Release

The DAISY Consortium announces the release of Obi 1.0, a free, open source audio recording tool for the production of audio books which provide meaningful navigation. The output is fully conformant to the DAISY Standard (officially, the ANSI/NISO Z39.86 Specifications for the Digital Talking Book). Obi enables individual users with a minimal amount of training to produce digital content that is accessible to people with print disabilities such as blindness, dyslexia, or cognitive disabilities.