Apps4Android Developing Fully Accessible ePub3 Reader for Android

ePub3 Reader to Handle MathML and SVG

HILLIARD, Ohio; (BUSINESS WIRE) – Monday, February 13, 2012 – Apps4Android today announced that, with the support of an unnamed partner,  they are developing an ePub3 Reader for Android. A Beta version of IDEAL ePub3 Reader was demonstrated at TechShare India 2012 on February 6-7. The IDEAL ePub3 Reader is being designed to be fully accessible, with full support for MathML and SVG.

According to Gaurang Kanvinde, co-founder and President of Easy Access, a joint venture company of Apps4Android and Accessible Systems India, “We are aware that a lot of consumers want to see a fully accessible ePub reader on Android, particularly one that supports ePub3. We demonstrated our reader at TechShare primarily to solicit feedback from our valued stakeholders. I am happy to say that many people have shown great interest in IDEAL ePub Reader and we look forward to making big differences in the lives of people with print disabilities.”

Steve Jacobs, CEO of Apps4Android stated, “We are pleased to be developing a powerful new ePub3 Reader that will significantly enhance the accessibility of eBooks with math content.”

About Apps4Android, Inc.

Apps4Android is the world’s largest developer of open source and other “no-cost-to the user” Android accessibility applications with over 4 million installations in 136 countries. For more information: http://apps4android.org

About Easy Access, Inc.

Easy Access, Inc. is a joint venture company of Apps4Android and Accessible Systems, India (AS-I). Easy Access’ vision is to break down barriers to information access by developing advanced mobile applications and cloud-based services. The company maintains offices in both the United States and India. For more information: http://easy-access.org

Contacts:

Apps4Android, Inc.
Steve Jacobs, 614-777-0660
steve.jacobs@ideal-group.org

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