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Re: A couple of quick questions about Webinar Software/Services


From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Feb 17, 2009 11:50AM

I believe they use the Talking Community technologies.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:53:30 -0600
>From: "Moore, Michael" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Subject: [WebAIM] A couple of quick questions about Webinar Software/Services
>To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >, Discussion list for web and software accessibility issues < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>I am researching accessible webinar software and services and have a
>couple of quick questions.
>1. Does anyone know what EASI uses. Their software seems to work fairly
>well at least for the archived webcasts?
>2. Does anyone know of any accessible webinar software or services that
>offer the following features.
>Audio/Video feeds - one way or two way. Live or archive captioning?
>Screen/Slide sharing - can the content of the slides be accessed using
>Accessible chat features.
>3. Does anyone have any specific experience with Talking Communities TC
>server or TC Community builder.
>Our agency has approximately 3000 staff geographically distributed
>across the state of Texas and are looking for the ability to conduct
>meetings and trainings with people located at multiple geographically
>distributed sites. We have a large number of staff who use assistive
>technologies including screen readers, screen magnifiers, Braille
>displays, video relay, etc. The software needs to allow access for the
>presenter and the attendees at the on-line events, thus the
>administrative interface and the user interface need to be accessible.
>Mike Moore
>DARS Accessibility Coordinator
>(512) 424-4159