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Alternative formats Standards

Blind and partially sighted people have the same information needs as everyone else. But many visually impaired people will not be able to understand information unless it is made available in a suitable format. Alternative formats may include: large print, braille, audio, DAISY and electronic media.

Use the links below to navigate to:


International Standards

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

1, Ch. de la Voie-Creuse, Case postale 56, CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 22 749 0111; Fax: +41 22 733 3430
Web www.iso.ch

Committees and Working Groups:

ISO TC 171/SC 2/WG 5 - Document management applications - Application issues - PDF/A

  • ISO 32000-1 (2008) - Document management - Portable document format - Part 1: PDF 1.7

European Standards

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)

Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Belgium.
Tel: + 32 2 550 08 11; Fax: + 32 2 550 08 19
Email: infodesk@cen.eu; Web: www.cen.eu

List of member organisations for CEN (MS Word Document; 56KB).

Committees and Working Groups:

CEN/ISSS Workshop on Document Processing for Accessibility (WS/DPA)
Chairman: George Ioannidis; Secretariat: Dr. Jan Rietveld

  • CWA 15778 (2008) Document processing for accessibility

Other National Standards

Korea

Telecommunications Technology Association

267-2 Seohyeon-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-City, Gyonggi-do, Korea.
Tel: + 82 31 724 0114
Web: www.tta.or.kr/English/new/main/index.htm

  • TTAS.OT-09.0001 (2006) - Digital Talking Book Guidelines 1.0
  • TTAS.OT-10.0122 (2007) - Electronic Document Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

United States of America

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)

One North Charles Street, Suite 1905, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
Tel: +1 301 654 2512; Fax: +1 410 685 5278
Web: www.niso.org

Committees and Working Groups:

  • ANSI/NISO Z39.86 Specifications for the Digital Talking Book