Melbourne (please note the venue change):
9 am, Monday 31st March, Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Lane
Unfortunately we have had to cancel our Canberra event due to a scheduling conflict. If you would like us to come to you and demonstrate either OzPlayer or BrowseAloud, please contact us.
Brisbane (please note the venue change):
9 am, Friday 4th April, Traders Hotel, 159 Roma St
Texthelp Ltd and AccessibilityOz are speaking at a free breakfast seminar on the products available to improve the accessibility compliance of your site. These products are BrowseAloud (an assistive technology) and OzPlayer (an accessible video player).
More on BrowseAloud
BrowseAloud Plus adds high quality speech and reading support tools to online content to extend the reach of websites for the 46% of the population that requires reading support. This includes those with:
- Literacy Difficulties
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Mild Visual Impairments
This ‘zero download’ solution delivers instant high quality speech from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar. New Features Include: Translator, Simplifier, Screen Masking for Touch Screens, 59 New Languages, 13 New Voices, an Improved PDF Reader and the ability to personalise BrowseAloud with the User Settings Option. Continued Functionality Includes: Pronunciation Control, Voice Selection and Language Selection. BrowseAloud Plus uses dual-colour highlighting which highlights the block of text in one colour and the spoken word in another to give a clear indication of what text is being read aloud.
Website visitors browsing the web from their Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac can utilise BrowseAloud Plus and benefit from the reading support that suits their individual needs and preferences, whether they are ‘At Home, In the Office or On the Go’.
More on OzPlayer
OzPlayer is the world’s first fully-accessible video player, built using modern web standards. OzPlayer features include:
- HTML5 video and audio, streaming content from your web server or CDN
- alternately, play video from Youtube
- Flash fallback for older browsers
- synchronised audio descriptions
- interactive transcript with a text fallback
- full keyboard accessibility, no keyboard traps!
- skip links
- skinnable with CSS and images