NAMM, Booth 6920, Anaheim, CA (January 14, 2010) – iZotope, Inc. has announced the scheduled release of product updates to support accessibility software for the visually impaired. Available for download by the end of Q1 2010, the updates will significantly expand the information made available to accessibility software interfacing with their programs. This endeavor is closely related to iZotope’s 2010 Education Initiative. The Initiative will support music education by donating software to classrooms around the world. iZotope has made supporting the community a top priority for the upcoming year.
"iZotope software has become an industry standard, and that means it's time to commit to universal access," says CTO Jeremy Todd. "We plan to do this with the help of the visually impaired community itself, so we invite users of screen readers to contact us for more information or to get involved."
The forthcoming product updates will allow commonly used screen reader programs to work with iZotope’s software on both Mac and PC platforms. iZotope also noted that this support is a long term commitment and will be incorporated into all subsequent releases of products and updates.
Users interested in testing the accessibility updates may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Advance copies of the updates will be available upon request.
iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. Through a robust licensing program, iZotope also powers products made by industry partners such as Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, and Sony. iZotope was recently honored with an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX®.
For more information on iZotope products, visit www.izotope.com.