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Subject: Re: DAISY (was: Re: New players for the blind and Rockbox?)

Re: DAISY (was: Re: New players for the blind and Rockbox?)

From: erik burggraaf <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:58:09 -0400

Now that, would be interesting. The National library services in the US is the only one of it's kind to drm protect their files as far as I know. RFB&D and bookshare not-with-standing. Since most of the world uses unprotected mp3 marked up with xml and other open standards to create daisy books, Adding the ability to use them to rockbox would be highly complementary.

Add to that the availability of commercial daisy books from publishers such as brilliance audio, and you have a feature that can be enjoyed by many audiobook lovers, not only blind people.


On 2010-08-20, at 10:03 AM, Arno Schuh wrote:

> Hi,
> in addition to this request something similar: There where somebody who tried to include DAISY capability to Rockbox. Is this project still working?
> Libraries for the blind use DAISY to easyly navigate in audio books, i. e. jump to chapters, pages and even sentenses or phrases.
> Arno
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