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Reference EN 62665:2012
Title Multimedia systems and equipment - Multimedia e-publishing and e-book technologies - Texture map for auditory presentation of printed texts
Project Number 23701
Abstract/Scope IEC 62665:2012 specifies: - a text encoding scheme to generate a texture map; - a physical shape and dimension of the texture map for printing; - additional features for texture map printing; - texture map decoding and an auditory presentation of decoded texts. It enables the interchange of documents and publications between visually impaired and non-impaired people.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-07-27
Current Stage code deadline 2013-03-13
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 62665:2012 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.99 - Other audio, video and audiovisual equipment
Keywords Multimedia; e-publishing; e-book; Texture map; Auditory presentation
Note 2012-05-24: Publication editing allocated to
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6060 2012-07-27 2013-03-13 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-06-13 2012-07-11  
5060 2011-12-09 2012-01-31 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-08-19 2011-11-25  
1090 2011-08-16 2011-08-19  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-06-13
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-07-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-09-13
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-03-13
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-06-13


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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.