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Accessible Electronic Media (AEM)

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Accessible Electronic Media (AEM) is the division of our conversion service that lends its highly adaptable mark-up to support the latest in digital formats. From the most current DAISY/NISO talking book formats to NIMAS file sets, gh has the ability to create the electronic file format to meet your needs. In addition to providing these accessible documents, gh provides a competitive advantage through superior customer service, responsiveness, professionalism, and a secure facility for treatment of sensitive material.

Our team uses proprietary tools and software to import your inaccessible content into an electronic format that gets converted into a special mark-up language unique to gh. From this format, our team of highly trained professionals can produce your content into a variety of accessible outputs to suit your needs.

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DAISY

Digital Accessible Information SYstem (DAISY) is an electronic format developed by the DAISY Consortium. DAISY Digital Talking Books can be produced in a number of ways, including:

  • text-only
  • audio and text
  • full audio

Learn more about DAISY DTBs

NIMAS

The National Instructional Material Accessibility Standard (NIMAS), a subset of DAISY, is a national standard that makes it easier for students with print disabilities to access learning materials.

Learn more about our NIMAS conversion service

Learn about NIMAS legislation

Other Formats

To meet your accessibility or compliance requirements, gh also offers conversion to many other common formats, including:

  • XML
  • RTF
  • HTML
  • PDF

Learn more about other formats

Media Conversion Process

What makes gh unique is our Media Conversion Process (MCP) which produces a variety of traditional and electronic accessible media formats created from an inaccessible format such as print books, PDF's, and many others. By taking the inaccessible document and converting it into a proprietary XML format unigue to gh, we are able to output multiple formats including Braille, large print, and tactile graphics. In addition MCP outputs XML-based electronic formats such as Digital Talking Books, NIMAS file sets, and high-stakes test material.

gh is dedicated to being a leader in quality, rapid turnaround time, and competitive pricing. Using the MCP, gh continues to improve and refine these areas in a model that allows us to translate your inaccessible material once and produce six different forms of accessible media faster then ever before.

Diagram illustrating the flow of inaccessible material into gh and output into accessible formats.