MONTREAL, March 21 /CNW Telbec/ - California State University at
Northridge (CSUN) has been holding the most important conference on Web
accessibility for 22 years. Sébastien Rainville-Pitt, Director, Research and
development manager at Netic Hypermedia and Jean-Marie D'Amour, expert in Web
accessibility at Nazareth and Louis-Braille Institution will attend to present
a conference entitled: Using a CMS to Create Fully Accessible Websites.
Presentation will take place Friday, March 23, 2007 at the Los Angeles Airport
Hilton. For more information, please visit:
Live capsules from CSUN
Rowena Roy, Netic Hypermedia Inc. President and Chief Executive will
present information capsules live from the conference. Please visit Netic
Hypermedia Website regularly (http://netic.mobi) between Wednesday, March 21
and Saturday, March 24 to be informed of our experts' activities at the CSUN.
Content management system EdimasterPlus(TM) powers accessible and mobile
Edimaster Plus(TM) powers Websites meeting the three WAI priority levels.
It is furthermore normalized according to standards applying in Canada and the
For this reason, the CSUN selected the presentation from the Quebec
(Canada) experts among a wide range of international products. The
presentation will demonstrate how the Edimaster Plus(TM) content management
system was developed in order to support the highest Web accessibility
standards for people with visual, hearing, motor or cognitive limitations.
Messrs Rainville-Pitt and D'Amour, through concrete examples, will display the
possibilities of a content management system (Edimaster Plus(TM)) powered
Experts at Netic Hypermedia spent five years developing a product
normalized according to the W3C recommendations, meeting furthermore
provincial, federal and international government standards and laws.
California State University at Northridge (CSUN)
For a 22nd year, the California State University at Northridge (CSUN)
conference is the largest university sponsored event gathering professionals
involved in developing technologies for the physically challenged. From March
19 to March 24, 2007 more than 4000 people will attend, notably those involved
in developing accessible technologies: adaptation tools makers, software
designers and users, for what has become an essential annual event.
Sébastien Rainville-Pitt, M.A. - Research and Development Manager at
Netic Hypermedia Inc.
Research and Development Manager and interactive media designer at Netic
Hypermedia Inc, Sébastien Rainville-Pitt is the original creator of the
Edimaster Plus(TM) concept and he keeps an active part in refining and
supervising this software production. He is interested in the analysis, the
experimentation and the introduction of the use of media and new technologies
on the production and delivery level as well as on the reception level.
Jean-Marie D'Amour, Web accessibility expert at Nazareth and Louis-
Holder of a Master's Degree in specialized education and founding
President of the AccessibilitéWeb organization, he is the author of two user's
manual for computing with JAWS and Window Eyes and is also the creator of an
online training program on Web accessibility. He works as a rehabilitation
specialist for the Institut Nazareth & Louis-Braille, the most important
rehabilitation center for visual disabilities in the Province of Quebec. He
teach a course on Web Accessibility at the Montreal University. He act as
consultant for the development of a Web accessibility standard for the
Government of the Province of Quebec. He divides his time between his job as a
rehabilitation specialist and adapted computing trainer and his involvement in
various projects regarding Web accessibility. Taking part in the CSUN
conference for the third time, he will comment on the standards used in
designing the Edimaster Plus(TM) content management system.
About Edimaster Plus(TM)
Edimaster Plus(TM) allows you to create and process Web contents easily,
ensuring at the same time the quality and permanence of that information.
Thanks to an innovative technology, the Edimaster Plus(TM) content management
system allows an easy and more productive communication through the Web. Just
a few clicks are enough to disseminate your contents on line and accelerate
the sharing of information with the XML syndication.
Integrating the XML, XSL, XHTML, CSS and WAI standards, the Edimaster
Plus(TM) software is more efficient and more accessible while conforming to
the international standards promoted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Mobile Web with Edimaster Plus(TM)
Edimaster Plus(TM) offers automatic user detection and can provide
optimized content to different mobile terminals in order to ensure optimal
low-cost navigation regarding debit transfer.
About Netic Hypermedia Inc.
A Montreal-based company, Netic Hypermedia Inc. celebrated its fifth
anniversary. With this vision right from the start in May 2002, to use the Web
as a real communication vehicle, the company's commitment remains unaltered to
this day: to allow its customers to reach new strategic market thanks to
accessible and mobile solutions for the Web. Renowned for the technological
advancement of its scientific research and experimental development, OCTAS
Award recipient Netic Hypermedia Inc. sells flexible and efficient hosted
service solutions that meet the requirements of its customers.
For further information:
For further information: Marie-France B.Paquin, Communications - Sales
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