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Adobe: Computer Lab Sponsor

Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. We help our customers create, deliver and optimize content and applications. Adobe Website

Pope Tech: Bag Sponsor

Booth #6
Web Accessibility Testing & Reporting
Pope Tech’s web accessibility platform is designed with higher education in mind. We provide institution-wide WAVE scanning and reporting for your whole .edu. With an easy-to-use platform that provides: Scalability, Reliability, & Responsive Support, there are so many reasons why higher education institutions are choosing Pope Tech. Pope Tech Website

ReadSpeaker: Gold Sponsor

Booth #5
ReadSpeaker, a leader in TTS, provides accessibility tools with certified integrations in Blackboard, Canvas, BrightSpace and other LMS providers. Utilizing the best voices in the market, our tools enhance the online learning experience for ALL learners AND provide the flexibility and compatibility to provide accommodations for testing using UDL methodology. ReadSpeaker Website

Texthelp Inc.: Gold Sponsor

Booth #12
Helping Every Young Person Achieve Their Full Potential
Hello, we’re Texthelp… We believe that literacy is every student’s passport to academic, social and professional success. It’s our genuine desire to help students understand, learn and express themselves. Our suite of smart, user-friendly, literacy, language, and STEM tools for personalized learning allow your students to pick and choose the functionality that supports their unique needs and preferences, enabling them to fully engage with the subject matter and excel in the classroom. Texthelp software continues to be used daily by millions of students and educators throughout schools, colleges and universities worldwide. Texthelp Inc. Website

Ai-Media Technologies: Bronze Sponsor

Booth #9
The Only One-Stop Captioning Shop
Ai-Media Technologies is proud to be the world’s only one-stop captioning & broadcast technology shop founded by people who are Deaf, employing people who are Deaf or Hard-of-hearing and serving people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Our full compliment of captioning, CART, language translation (multi-lingual), post-production (Recorded Media), human and ASR services, closed captioning equipment and technical expertise in the areas of academic captioning, large event accessibility, broadcast television, and streaming accessibility are equaled by none Ai-Media Technologies Website

S-Comm Inc.: Bronze Sponsor

Booth #3
sComm is the Manufacturer of the UbiDuo.
The UbiDuo communication device enables deaf or hard of hearing and hearing to communicate with each other face-to-face when the interpreter is not available. The UbiDuo allows deaf or hard-of-hearing users to converse with hearing anywhere, anytime, in any setting. Learn more about the UbiDuo at S-Comm Inc. Website

Commonlook: Bronze Sponsor

Booth #14
CommonLook® is a world-leading provider of software products and professional services enabling government agencies and corporations to meet their obligations for electronic document accessibility to achieve compliance accessibility standards, including WCAG, PDF/UA and Section 508. CommonLook also leads in PDF accessibility through contributions from its key executives to standards-setting entities.

Watermark Insights LLC: Bronze Sponsor

Insights Inspire Progress
Built for higher ed, Watermark’s solutions give institutions the insights they need to improve, evolve, and empower student success. The Watermark suite offers a hub of insights to promote continuous improvement, efficient reporting, streamlined communication, and cross-campus collaboration. Watermark Insights LLC Website

OTOjOY: Bronze Sponsor

Booth #7
Making Ears Smile
OTOjOY is an assistive listening company. Our technology connects wirelessly to people’s hearing aids and cochlear implants removing all background noise in large, busy or noisy public spaces. Venues love us because we open them up to more than 15M hearing device wearers in the US. Visitors love us because the technology connects directly to their hearing devices. OTOjOY Website

Verbit: Bronze Sponsor

Verbit, The Transcription and Captioning Platform Enabling Educational Institutions to Meet Accessibility Requirements
Verbit is the world’s leading interactive transcription and captioning solution for the higher education, legal, media and enterprise industries. The company’s in-house, AI-based Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) technology, coupled with its human transcribers, offers its customers high-quality, word-for-word, interactive and collaborative transcripts and captions. These tools reach 99%+ accuracy delivered with a turnaround time that is ten-times faster than the industry standard. Higher-education institutions, K-12 schools, and e-learning platforms can leverage Verbit’s customizable solution – which meets ADA, FCC, and privacy compliance standards – to cater to the needs of individuals with varying abilities. Through its interactive learning solutions, Verbit’s platform powers a world where all media shared in classrooms and online platforms are inclusive, affording access to all. Verbit Website



The Axia Group

Booth #4
We’re a group of trusted advisors committed to working closely with our clients to meet their accessibility goals while maintaining cost efficiency. We are trainers, teachers, designers, motivators, and strategic support consultants who love improving the world—one user experience at a time—while having fun in the process. The Axia Group Website

Glean (formerly Sonocent)

Booth #8
Glean is the antidote to information overload for improved learning, productivity, and student success. Our inclusive learning technology empowers students of all abilities to take meaningful audio notes with a proven note taking process. Our technology doesn’t take notes for you, instead it scaffolds how you learn from information so you build effective note taking skills. Designed for colleges and universities, Glean for Education facilitates learning across campus with a suite of note taking tools that build 21st century skills and streamline student support. The Glean Team’s note taking specialists work with educators and students alike to unleash learning potential. Glean Website

Habitat Learn Inc.

Booth #13
Habitat Learn is an ecosystem of accessible products and services created to remove the barriers to learning through human-centered design. Habitat Learn Inc. Website

LVI America

Booth #11
Creating Opportunities
LVI America is a subsidiary of LVI Low Vision International. With the mission to make every day easier for people with visual impairments, LVI develops, produces and sells visual aids with high standards for reliability, simplicity and serviceability. In the year of 2018, LVI celebrated 40 years in the industry. With a wider product range and strength both nationally and internationally, LVI will work towards even more innovative solutions that will make every day easier for people with visual impairments. LVI America Website

Sensus ApS

Booth #10
SensusAccess – Alternate Media Made Easy
Sensus is a company specializing in developing inclusion technology as well as working as expert accessibility advisors for government bodies. Sensus is behind the award winning SensusAccess service, SensusLibrary, and SensusComply Sensus ApS Website


AccessibilityOz brings accessibility experience that is unmatched in breadth and depth. Gain peace of mind tackling your unique accessibility challenges with AccessibilityOz and our three signature tools: OzART, our automated accessibility testing tool; OzWiki, our database of web accessibility errors, examples and solutions; and OzPlayer, the world’s most accessible video player. AccessibilityOz Website

Crawford Technologies

Booth #15
AccessibilityNow Simplifies the Remediation Process, Saving Time and Money by Automating Manual Work
Crawford Technologies has been providing leading technology solutions within the document accessibility field for over a decade. The AccessibilityNow platform supports the creation and distribution of all commonly used accessibility formats — PDF/UA, WCAG PDF, Accessible HTML5, Braille, Large Print and more. Leveraging heuristic algorithms and automation, the comprehensive and flexible platform supports both the unique processing requirements of high-volume transactional documents, such as mobile phone bills, banking statements, EOBs, and others, as well as static documents of all types, such as plan benefit summaries, privacy policies, brochures, etc. The platform includes software solutions and a wide range of tailored services meeting the needs of all organizations, large and small, private sector, and governments of all levels. Crawford Technologies Website


Blackboard is a leading EdTech company, serving higher education, K-12, business and government clients around the world. We connect a deep understanding of education with the power of technology to continuously push the boundaries of learning. Our mission is to advance learning together with the world’s education community, so that all learners, educators and institutions can realize their goals today and prepare for tomorrow. Blackboard Website