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From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Feb 28, 2014 1:26PM


Does Captivate output accessible HTML yet? Or just Flash still?

This could lead to a big increase in flash eLearning materials that aren't accessible on Macs or Mobiles.


Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist
www.deque.com

On Feb 28, 2014, at 2:19 PM, Chagnon | PubCom < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> News today:
>
> Adobe committed $300 Million to President Obama's Connect ED Initiative.
>
> They're earmarking the money for software and "professional development" for
> students and teachers in the creative areas, as well as Captivate and
> e-Learning products.
>
> Wouldn't it be wonderful if Adobe committed some of those dollars to
> accessibility issues, such as:
>
> . Making accessible e-Learning materials.
>
> . Making accessible videos and other presentations.
>
> . Making accessible handouts, books, and other regular learning
> materials.
>
> Maybe someone can contact Adobe insiders directly about this?
>
> Read full article here:
> http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140228005137/en/Adobe-Commits-300-Mi
> llion-Software-Teacher-Training
> <http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140228005137/en/Adobe-Commits-300-M
> illion-Software-Teacher-Training#.UxDr100d-fs>
>
> - Bevi Chagnon
>
> - PubCom.com - Trainers, Consultants, Designers, and Developers.
>
> - Print, Web, Acrobat, XML, eBooks, and U.S. Federal Section 508
> Accessibility.
>
> - 508 Workshop: www.workshop.pubcom.com
>
> - US Federal Training: www.gpo.gov/customers/theinstitute.htm
>
>
>
> > >