Software Developer, DAISY Consortium
Romain Deltour is a software developer for the DAISY Consortium, a non-profit organization committed to enabling equal access to information and knowledge regardless of disability.
After having worked at INRIA in the Web Adaptation and Multimedia team, Romain joined the DAISY staff in 2006, where he led the development of automated accessible publishing tools and contributed to IDPF’s EPUB Working Group. He’s also one of the primary maintainers of EpubCheck, the conformance checker for EPUB.
Nowadays, Romain’s focus is extending to automated evaluation of ebooks’ accessibility, as well as the future of Web publications. As an active member of W3C’s Publishing Working Group, Romain firmly believes in the Web’s potential to enable a truly inclusive publishing ecosystem.