Three Free Webinars: Copyright Law, YouTube on Video Accessibility, and PDF Accessibility

How Copyright and Fair Use Impact Third Party Captioning for  Educational VideoHow Copyright and Fair Use Impact Third Party Captioning for Educational Video
April 2, 2015 at 1pm – 1:45pm CSTOne of the great challenges of using videos that you don’t own is that accessibility laws require most educational institutions (as well as government programs and other industries) to provide closed captions for video content. This is where copyright law can interfere. Blake Reid, an Assistant Clinical Professor in Technology Policy and Telecom Law at Colorado Law, will walk you through the conflict between copyright law and captioning law, focusing on the legality of captioning videos that you don’t own.
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The Future of Video Player Accessibility

The Future of Video Player Accessibility
April 22, 2015 at 1pm – 2:00pm CSTIn this webinar, developers from YouTube/Google, JW Player, Video.js, and University of Washington will come together to discuss video player accessibility. Taking a look at their different players, we will discuss the current capabilities, known shortcomings, and plans for future development. This webinar will provide a forum for major developers to take a top-level look at the future potential of video player accessibility.
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Creating Accessible PDFs with Acrobat: Requirements, Implementation, and  EvaluationCreating Accessible PDFs with Acrobat: Requirements, Implementation, and Evaluation
April 30, 2015 at 2pm – 3pm ETIn this webinar, the Chief Accessibility Officer of SSB BART Group, Jonathan Avila, will walk you through the requirements for PDF accessibility. He will provide you with implementation and evaluation techniques that you can follow to create accessible documents with Acrobat XI. You’ll learn how to provide textual alternatives for visual elements as well as how to use various Acrobat tools that will make accessibility implementation as simple as possible.
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iAnnotate PDF Notation App for Tablet Devices

Faculty and students looking for an easy way to read, annotate, and share PDF documents on a tablet device should take a look at the iAnnotate app for Apple ($9.99) and Android devices (FREE!) . Not just for PDF notation, iAnnotate can be used to view and mark up Word, PowerPoint, and image files. Even better, iAnnotate can sync files with cloud-based storage providers SkyDrive, Google Drive, and DropBox for easy access on any device.

Free iAnnotate – Get a Discount September 12th and Chance to Win Prizes

If you are interested in purchasing the app from the Apple store, iAnnotate will be offering the app at a discounted price on Sept. 12th.  For more information and details about this promotion, see the Free iAnnotate web-flyer.