Design Science, a developer of software used by educators, scientists, and publishing professionals, announced the release of MathDaisy 1.0. MathDaisy enhances Microsoft's Save As DAISY add-in for Microsoft Word to convert Word documents containing math
notation to DAISY Digital Talking Books. Save As DAISY is open source software developed by Microsoft. Once installed, it adds a "Save As Daisy" command to Microsoft Word XP, 2003, and 2007 that converts Word documents into DAISY's Digital Talking Book format. MathDaisy installs into Save As Daisy to support math conversion. DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) is an XML standard for producing accessible and navigable multimedia documents, including Digital Talking Books (DTBook), digital textbooks, and synchronized audio/text books.