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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Accessible IT Webinar March 19: "What is speech recognition software, what you should know"

as shared by the Great Lakes ADA Center

The Great Lakes ADA Center in collaboration with the ADA National Network is pleased to announce the March 19, 2015 Accessible Technology Webinar Series Session:

Title:   "What is speech recognition software, how it is used, and what you should know about when authoring web content"
This presentation will describe what speech recognition is and the people who use and benefit from speech recognition. It will cover what is available on different platforms such as Windows, Mac, and mobile platforms. Sample demonstration of speech recognition will be provided and a review of designing websites for use with speech recognition will be provided. This review will include what to know about speech recognition and the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Specification (ARIA). Follow-up resources will also be provided and questions will be taken.

Presenter:  Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, SSB

Time:  2:00-3:30 PM ET

Cost:   Free

Registration is available on-line at:  http://www.ada-audio.org/Webinar/AccessibleTechnology/   (New users will be required to establish an account in our system prior to completing registration)

Format:  The webinar will be held using the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System v 12.6   Real-time captioning will be provided via the webinar platform.   Audio is delivered via the webinar platform or telephone connection.

Questions?:  Call 877-232-1990 V/TTY M-F 8-5pm CT or email at webinars@ada-audio.org

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