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AT 508.com to Webcast from The 20th Annual International Conference
on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, CSUN 2005
For Immediate Release
March 15, 2005
(703) 961-9250 Ext. 220
CHANTILLY, VA—March 14, 2005 -- TVWorldwide.com, a fast-growing web-based global TV network, announced that its Internet TV Channel for the community of people with disabilties, AT508.com (www.at508.com), will webcast presentations from the CSUN 2005 – California State University Northridge, Center on Disabilities, 20th Annual International Conference, which is being held March 14 to 19, 2005 in Los Angeles. Accessible video coverage with captioned video streaming will be webcast via AT508.com, Internet TV for Assistive Technology which features articles and video content from the AT community and award winning writer, John Williams. Initial video of the event will be streamed as it becomes available through live-to-tape production. The CSUN Conference is a comprehensive, international conference, where all technologies across all ages; disabilities; levels of education and training; employment; and independent living are addressed. It is the largest conference of its kind for the community of people with disabilities.
AT508.com's CSUN event coverage sponsors include the United States Department of Homeland Security. The Department of Homeland Security has established a Program Office within the Department to ensure DHS's compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and is actively seeking to employ qualified persons with disabilities. DHS has also webcast many announcements of interest to the community of persons with disabilities via AT508.com. The webcast will begin with archived coverage of the CSUN keynote address by Dr. Albert Cook, renowned author and assistive technology expert, currently Dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at California State University Northridge, Wednesday, March 16.
"We are thrilled to again provide a live streaming video with captioning of the keynote and other archived events during the show, upon which so many of AT508.com viewers with disabilities who can't make it to the show depend," said David Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TVWorldwide.com, Inc
Access to archived captioned streaming video of the CSUN conference will be available at www.AT508.com and www.tvworldwide.com . Participants should have the free Windows Media Player installed prior to view the video. Technical Questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 223 and firstname.lastname@example.org .
TVWorldwide's AT508.com Internet TV channel was launched in October 2002 at the World Congress on Disabilities in Orlando , Florida , featuring world-renowned disability columnist John Williams covering the latest in assistive technology and Section 508 news and since then has webcast the TASH, ATIA, CSUN and CEC events for the community of people with disabilities. AT508.com features articles and videos on the latest in assistive technology products, services and issues. During industry trade shows, AT508.com highlights keynotes, presentations and interviews with exhibitors and speakers. AT508.com events are webcast live and archived in fully accessible format using the captioned video streaming of TVWorldwide.com's "webcapting" SM process. AT508.com sponsors include Audio Eye, Corda, Council for Exceptional Children, Deque, Freedom Vision, Hewlwtt Packard, Kurzweil Educational Systems, textHELP!, The Paciello Group, Sighted Electronics and Vcom3D.
As a leading streaming video applications service provider, TVWorldwide.com is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting"sm to targeted B2B and special interest demographic audiences worldwide. TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was recently named one of the streaming video industry's “Hottest Streaming Companies” by Streaming Magazine, www.streamingmagazine.com .