Partnering to deliver accessible content

Reviewing a bank statement, checking an electricity bill, or even reading a restaurant menu — simple, everyday actions that most people take for granted may be impossible for those with a visual impairment. The good news is that many companies today are making it a priority to deliver their customers’ critical documents in accessible formats online or in braille, large print, or audio.

Helping companies deliver high-quality, compliant, and accessible content to those with a visual impairment has been the mission of Braille Works for more than 25 years. From the layout of a braille or large print document to the scripting of audio content, Braille Works is dedicated to ‘Making the World a More Readable Place™.’ Though it specializes in producing traditional alternative formats such as braille, large print, or audio, Braille Works does not provide high-volume automated remediation solutions.

Enter OpenText™, whose industry-leading document transformation solutions, OpenText™ Document Accessibility and OpenText™ Automated Output Accessibility, have been used by some of the largest companies in the world to transform, re-engineer, and repurpose print streams, images, and documents to address the needs of the visually impaired.

The companies have struck a beneficial partnership: Braille Works’ provides the depth of experience in the production of alternative format content and OpenText delivers expertise in high-volume accessibility solutions. Braille Works confidently recommends OpenText when approached by organizations requiring high-volume PDF remediation services. In turn, OpenText refers Braille Works to customers seeking traditional alternative formats.

“Partnering with OpenText works very well. It’s a great relationship. It provides accessibility to more people, and that’s a very big deal. It provides people with the independence and freedom to manage their own information—it’s amazing what that brings to life.”
– Glen Schubert, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Client Relations, Braille Works

Together, OpenText and Braille Works provide an end-to-end document accessibility solution that drives improved document access for users with low vision. To learn more, read the full story here.

OpenText Content Cloud Team

The OpenText Content Cloud offers a broad and deep suite of content management products, providing end-to-end solutions that help organizations maximize the value and minimize the risk of their information. OpenText Content Services platforms and applications support diverse business and industry needs through extensive integration capabilities, full lifecycle management and intelligent automation.

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