(NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized
analytics and insights, today announced its "PDF
Accessibility Seminar," a complimentary, interactive and educational
event in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 23rd. Four
sessions, led by Actuate Content Service Group's Jeff Williams, Director
of Product Management; Will Davis, Sales Engineering Manager; and
Shannon Kelly, Accessibility Solutions Subject Matter Expert; as well as
Thomas Logan, Senior Accessibility Consultant at SSB Bart Group, and Lou
Fioritto, Co-Owner and Vice President at Braille Works, will present
simple procedures and tools that can help organizations and their
customers triumph over the common challenges regarding accessible online
Specifically, Actuate experts will highlight Actuate's PDF Accessibility
Solution, an end-to-end software solution that integrates with
organizations' existing document management systems to capture
high-volume print streams with thousands of documents and automatically
remediate them into properly tagged, accessible documents for the
visually impaired customer.
The speakers will also discuss accessibility regulations, such as the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act, with which all organizations must comply. Seminar
attendees will learn how Actuate's PDF Accessibility Solution makes it
easy for organizations to adere to these guidelines by transforming
information into accessible PDF documents, allowing people with vision
impairment to independently access and read them using computer and
mobile device screen readers and screen magnification software.
About the Actuate Expert Presentations
Williams and Davis will collaborate to provide a detailed overview and
live demonstration of how the company's PDF Accessibility Solution is
implemented and deployed. This software is designed for the creation,
storage, remediation and delivery of high volume, accessible content.
Separately, Kelly will discuss the classifications of an accessible PDF,
including the benefits of proper PDF tagging.
PDF Accessibility Seminar Information
When: Seminar runs 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST on Thursday,
January 23, 2014. Thomas Logan will present from 9:05 a.m. - 9:35
a.m.; Shannon Kelly and Lou Fioritto will present from 9:35 a.m. - 10:10
a.m. and Jeff Williams and Will Davis will present from 10:20 a.m. -
Where: Hampton Inn and Suites Charlotte/Southpark at Phillips
Place, Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
How: Register online at http://www.actuate.com/Accessibility_Seminar_NC.
A complimentary continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be
About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) - The BIRT
Actuate provides software to more than three million BIRT developers and
OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve
brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to
over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate
founded and supports BIRT - the open source IDE - and develops BIRT
iHub™ - the world-class deployment platform - to significantly
improve productivity of developers working on customer facing
applications. Actuate's BIRT
Analytics™ delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance
customer engagement using Big Data. BIRT
Content Services™ empowers organizations to easily transform,
process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content. Actuate
is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise
customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com
Copyright © 2014 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, BIRT
iHub, BIRT Analytics, BIRT Content Services, BIRT onDemand, BIRT Viewer
Toolkit, and the Actuate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Actuate Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other
countries. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply
a legal partnership relationship between Actuate and any other company.
All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of
their respective owners.
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