NIMAS Conversion Services
We offer extensive accessibility services that enables accessible and equitable education.
We assure you to take care of every process from conversion of your print files to NIMAS format, quality assurance, validation, preparing title metadata, uploading to the NIMAC portal, revision management till your title has been certified by NIMAC.
MathML 3.0 Ready
We offer quality MathML conversion as a part of our NIMAS conversion service. mathematical and scientific instructional content describing mathematical notations and capturing both its structure and content.
Follow up with NIMAC
From conversion of your print files to NIMAS format, quality assurance, fileset validation, preparation of title metadata, upload to the NIMAC portal and revision management till your title has been certified by NIMAC — we take care of the entire NIMAS-NIMAC process for you.
NIMAS – NIMAC Workflow
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) with MathML Conversion Service for K-12 Publishers and Educators.
NIMAS Master is a platform to produce accessible formats of your instructional materials and published titles. It does it in a hybrid human and automated wortkflow.
We have a hybrid human and automated wortkflow. First, humans pre-process your raw files and make them ready for robots.
- Source files (PDF) of your printed instructional materials are processed to extract its content
- The content so extracted is curated for further processing by the NIMAS Master
- Image descriptors are manually authored to explain about an image to a visually disabled student
Publishers must markup instructional materials if they are to be eligible for NIMAC submission by using the latest applicable version of the MathML 3 module of the DAISY/NIMAS Structure Guidelines.
We offer quality MathML conversion as a part of NIMAS conversion service.
- Mathematical expressions, equations and Scientific notations are converted to MathML
- Spoken Maths decsriptors are generated to express a mathematical expression in speech
Developed by our engineering team over a fifteen-year period and experienced by over 1200 publishers, the NIMAS Master Automaton is the unique state-of-the-art centerpiece of our conversion service.
- The curated content is uploaded to a powerful processor to automatically convert it to a future-proof interim format, called DocBook XML
- The structured content in the DocBook XML format is then processed by the NIMAS Master automatic conversion engine to produce multiple format outputs
We offer competitive pricing for conversion of your instructional materials into multiple types of accessible formats. The pricing is based upon various parameters listed below —
Source Files Format
- PDF (Text-based)
- PDF (Scanned/ Image-based)
- Printed Books
- Adobe InDesign
Accessible Output Format
- NIMAS with MathML
- Large Print
- Language: English/ Spanish
- Text Boxes/ Side Bars
- Footnotes/ Endnotes
- Cross-references/ Links
- External Links
- Total Pages
- Scientific Notations
- Mathematical Expressions & Equations
Quality Par Excellence
We have been using NIMAS Master... The team is excellent to work with and they have always met the deadlines required or exceeded them. I highly recommend NIMAS Master/ DMI based on their quality, cost, and completion of work.
Randy K. Messer for Perfection Learning
My source file is not a PDF, can you accept it?
We most probably might. We accept the output formats of the most major word-editing / word-processing / design software applications. We accept the following formats for source materials:
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe PDF
- Microsoft Word
- OpenOffice Writer
- Hard Copy (Print)
- HTML/ XHTML/ XML
Can I send you the print book?
Yes, you can. Please get in touch with us.
Can you do Text-to-Speach?
Yes, we can. We can convert NIMAS-Conformant Source Files to Text-to-Speech-Based Content. This is what you can get:
- DAISY 2.02 content
- Z39.86-2002 content
- Z39.86-2005 content
- ePUB2 content
- ePUB3 content
- iBook content
- MathML2 content
- MathML3 content
- A basic playlist divided into chapters
- Other: DTB – DAISY Digital Talking Book
Can you do Large Print?
Yes, we can do Large Print. We can convert any NIMAS-Conformant Source Files to Large Print.
Our offerings are carefully designed to meet the requirements of today's edu-tech markets. We enable you to meet, and in many cases exceed, the strictest regulations. We deliver the fundamental benefits of workflow automation that can unlock new business innovation, market-wide cost savings and material risk reduction.
We offer competitive pricing without compromising on our service quality. Needs of our clients are our top priority.
Extensive Technical Experience
We have an extensive technical experience and are able to resolve complex technical issues with respect to the accessible formats (NIMAS, DAISY, DTB, Braille) and other digital instructional materials (EPUB, KINDLE, EDUPUB, SCORM, IMS QTI, Learning Objects). Our technical team is able to guide you through the entire pathway of digital learning.
Warranty and Support
Just in case, if there are any revisions required to fulfil the requirements for the NIMAC certification, we undertake such revisions as may be desired by NIMAC.
Quality Assurance and Validation
We have a robust system of NIMAS processing and quality assurance, revision management, automated validation process before NIMAS files are finally validated against the NIMAC validator.
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We have an immense experience in the educational publishing space. We have devised innovative solutions to accessible educational publishing, thus, addressing disabilities, curriculum & assessment alignment to competencies & learning standards, and leveraging technology for an equitable quality education. Please contact us to discuss more about your requirements. We appreciate a typical sample of your instructional materials sent to us for a review and an accurate estimate of pricing.