Exploiting the Daisy Format for Automated, Single-Source Braille Publishing

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


This paper presents the background and status of the projects and discusses opportunities and challenges of the AutoBraille/NorBraille approach of using Daisy talking books as the foundation for creating well-formatted, multi-volume Braille books ready for embossing. Whereas the current R&D projects are limited to relatively simple document structures, preliminary research suggests that it will be possible to automatically process even complicated math and science titles.


Braille transcription Daisy DTB RoboBraille single-source publishing accessibility visual impairment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Ballieu Christensen
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  1. 1.Synscenter Refsnæs and Sensus ApS, Torvet 3-5,ødDenmark

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