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Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

ADCET Webinar: Accessibility and Automatic Speech Recognition with Echo360

Event details

ADCET is looking forward to bringing you this webinar presented by Cassidy Fein from Echo360.

Echo360 is Australia's leading video platform for higher and further education. Videos can greatly expand the accessibility of educational content to learners with cognitive or sensory disabilities, but if not done correctly, videos can leave some learners behind and create liabilities for an institution. That's why Echo360 is dedicated to making video accessible and engaging for all learners. Echo360 ensures that video is more accessible in our platform through a number of ways including:

WCAG 2.1 AA Compliance

Echo360 is committed to the W3C WCAG 2.1 Level AA+ compliance for our product interface. All recent and new features in our product are developed to these guidelines and we are actively updating the entire user interface for compliance.

Automatic Speech Recognition

Echo360's ASR feature is built on Amazon's highly accurate Transcribe service, and will be demonstrated in the session.

Closed Captioning

Providing closed captions is the best way to ensure the highest level of accessibility for video content. Echo360 integrates with leading captioning services to automatically add closed captions to videos before they are published. Learnings can adjust the font size, the contrast, the location and the alignment of captions to ensure that they are easily readable and don't interfere with the video content.

Audience: Disability Services Managers in post-secondary education and other related areas.


Cassidy Fein

Cassidy Fein

Echo360 is a lecture capture and behavioural analytics platform for higher and continuing education, and Cassidy Fein is the company's Senior Product Manager. She has been in the Software as a Service (SaaS) field for ten years and nothing makes her happier than building online and mobile products that users love..



Zoom Webinar

Dates and times

24 Jul 2019 11:00am AEST
24 Jul 2019 12:00pm AEST