Crawford Technologies Shares its Cutting-edge Document Accessibility Tools at the 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

March 5, 2020 Toronto, ON – Crawford Technologies, provider of innovative document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, announces it will be exhibiting and educating attendees on the latest in its portfolio of document accessibility technologies at the 2020 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, March 11-13 in Anaheim, California. California State University, Northridge Center on Disabilities’ CSUN Assistive Technology Conference is the world’s largest event dedicated to technology and disabilities. Crawford Technologies is sharing three days of educational content on document accessibility, including a hands-on workshop. Crawford Technologies will also be sponsoring a wine and cheese happy hour on Thursday, March 12 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

In Booth #515, visitors will get a demonstration of  AccessibilityNow, Crawford Technologies’ extensive platform that automates the creation of accessible static and transactional documents. The platform is designed to meet the document accessibility needs of all organizations, large and small, private sector and governments. AccessibilityNow delivers all types of accessible output—braille, large print, e-text, audio, accessible PDF and accessible HTML5—at scale, with quality and speed.

Additionally, Crawford Technologies is exhibiting AccessibilityNow Remediate, a new generation desktop PDF remediation tool that offers users fast and easy tagging of PDF documents, including paragraphs, heading control, lists, URLs and tables, as well as setting read order and adding alternate text. Attendees will also have a chance to explore Crawford Technologies’ digital remediation services, alternate formats and demonstrations of its high-volume, high-speed technology solutions for automated document accessibility.

Crawford Technologies will present the following educational sessions in Showcase Suite #1:

Wednesday, March 11

  • 9:00 – 9:40 a.m. – Document Accessibility Infrastructure to Avoid Litigation
  • 10:00 – 10:40 a.m. – Testing 101: Beyond Accessibility Checkers
  • 11:00 – 11:40 a.m. – Future-proof Your Accessibility Program
  • 1:20 – 2:00 p.m. – The Democratization of Accessibility: SMB Compliance
  • 2:20 – 3:00 p.m. – What Trends are Happening in Document Accessibility?
  • 3:20 – 4:00 p.m. – A Top 10 Bank in the U.S. Succeeds with a Digital & Document Accessibility Program

Thursday, March 12

  • 9:00 – 9:40 a.m. – Automating High-volume Banking Documents to Accessible: A Journey to an Inclusive Culture
  • 10:00 – 10:40 a.m. – E-commerce for Document Accessibility
  • 11:00 – 11:40 a.m. – Remediation Challenges: Files that Don’t Fit Inside the Box
  • 1:20 – 2:00 p.m. – The Democratization of Accessibility: SMB Compliance
  • 2:20 – 3:00 p.m. – Accessible PDF vs. HTML5: Dispelling the Myth

Friday, March 13

  • 11:00 – 11:40 a.m. – Best Practices of a Document Accessibility Journey
  • 1:20 – 2:00 p.m. – Implementing an Accessible eDelivery Solution: A Case Study 

“This is an exciting time in document accessibility,” said Ernie Crawford, president and CEO of Crawford Technologies. “New tools to make documents inclusive, meet regulations and solve backlogs are now available. Documents can be made inclusive with high-speed tools that make both system-generated and static published documents accessible using artificial intelligence and automation. We look forward to showing organizations how to efficiently deliver both alternate formats and accessible digital formats at scale, reducing labor costs and lag times.” 

About Crawford Technologies

Crawford Technologies develops solutions that help enterprises optimize and improve the secure and accessible delivery, storage and presentment of their customer communications. As an award-winning, global provider of products and services with over 1,800 customers on six continents, Crawford Technologies enables some of the world’s largest banks, insurers, healthcare providers, utilities and print services companies to reduce costs, simplify processes and streamline mission-critical communications across all channels and in all formats.  For more information visit www.crawfordtech.com or Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

Crawford Technologies Media Contact:
Sandy Armstrong
Sterling Kilgore, Inc.
sarmstrong@sterlingkilgore.com
630-964-8500