[community] Any recommendation for an accessible digital flip book

Mitchell, Jess jmitchell at ocadu.ca
Mon Jan 29 22:01:42 UTC 2018

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> On Jan 11, 2018, at 1:29 PM, Feriyal Hallajarani <fh12li at student.ocadu.ca> wrote:
> Hi,
> I did some research and unfortunately most of the generators seems to be
> unable to create an accessible flip book, as they convert your PDF/HTML to
> a solid image element.
> But I found an interesting website, which has some samples of accessible
> flip books, called PublicSpeak <http://www.publispeak.com/en/>. You can see
> some samples in their page, the content of the flip books is built by
> semantic HTML, keyboard friendly buttons, and also the ability to choose
> your own accessibility preferences (text, background color, etc.) . I also
> tested the page with JAWS, AXE and WAVE. Expect the language attribute
> which is set to "french" and screen reader will read the page with french
> accent, no major issues was observed.
> Here is the sample:
> http://sanofi.publispeak.com/2015-shareholder-handbook/versionHTML/index.html
> I also believe that you can always provide an accessible version of your
> product (an alternative version), for people who cannot use the main one.
> Probably a download link of the original accessible PDF?
> Best regards,
> *Feriyal Hallajarani | *Web Accessibility Consultant | IBM
> Email: feriyal.hallaj at gmail.com
> Linkedin: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/feriyalharani
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 3:26 PM, Goly Farrokhkish <golyfar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone
>> I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for an accessible digital
>> flipbook?
>> I am designing an annual report that needs to exist in a flipbook format
>> online and it needs to be fully accessible and AODA compliance.
>> The major issue that I have had with flipbook generators on the web was
>> that they are image based so screen reader software is not able to read the
>> text to visually impaired individuals.
>> I would appreciate any help.
>> G.
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