Prestimedia, a French leading player for interactive catalogues with over 13.000 catalogues and 700.000 pages produced for major accounts, moves forward to vocal and selects Acapela Group to speech enable its publications. The first achievement has been realized for Handisport Magazine, a magazine dedicated to disabled sports.
Leading specialist of interactive versions of traditional print catalogues, Prestimedia enriches its range of advanced features with Accessibility tools, to give people visually impaired access to any interactive content such as catalogues, documentation, booklets, annual reports or magazines.
Handisport Magazine has already selected the new Prestimedia solution to offer a fully accessible online version to its readers. A simple click gives access to the specific layout adapted to visually impaired people with functions such as vertical scroll of the content, texts in large characters, full screen with zoom options, and W3C compliant HTML & PDF accessible files. An audio player allows the user to listen to the contents of the magazine, performed by Acapela pleasant and natural voices.
'This first achievement for Handisport Magazine has fully validated our interface with a player who perfectly knows the specific needs of visually impaired users. We are already working on the next steps to take greater advantage of technological solutions and learn from users feedback' comments François Michalski from Prestimedia.
Prestimedia has chosen Acapela Kiosk, a new online service designed by Acapela to offer a smart and simple audio content production solution to publishers.
'We were looking for a very High Quality vocal solution, adapted to our sever requirements, to offer our customers a vocal section in line with the high level of service provided by Prestimedia. This achievement for Handisport Magazine is a first successful step and many customers are already interested in adding that capability to their e-publications', adds François Michalski.
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