Bluebeam Software Announces 508 Compliance for PDF Editing Solutions.Bluebeam's Accessibility Features Help Disabled Individuals Edit, Markup (text) markup - In computerised document preparation, a method of adding information to the text indicating the logical components of a document, or instructions for layout of the text on the page or other information which can be interpreted by some automatic system. and Create PDF files
PASADENA, Calif. -- Bluebeam Software, a leader in innovative PDF solutions PDF Solutions (NASDAQ: PDFS) is a developer for process-design integration technologies for integrated circuits (ICs). They have especially specialized in deep sub-micrometre designs. , announced today that its professional PDF (Portable Document Format) The de facto standard for document publishing from Adobe. On the Web, there are countless brochures, data sheets, white papers and technical manuals in the PDF format. editor, Bluebeam PDF Revu, is now Section 508 compliant.
Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation rehabilitation: see physical therapy. Act of 1973 outlines standards for providing solutions which are accessible to individuals with disabilities. As an accessible PDF editor, Bluebeam is better equipped to help those with vision impairments, hearing impairments hearing impairment
A reduction or defect in the ability to perceive sound. and motor-related disabilities create, edit and markup PDFs. For example, users with vision impairments can select various zoom, color and contrast modes, making it easier to see PDF documents and the application interface. Bluebeam is also compatible with assistive text-to-speech technology that reads the contents of a PDF aloud.
Federal agencies are required to use programs that meet Section 508 guidelines like Bluebeam PDF Revu to ensure that information and electronic technology can be accessed by employees with disabilities. "Bluebeam PDF Revu was engineered to be easy to use and conform to Verb 1. conform to - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
coordinate - be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well" the way our customers work. It's because of this flexibility that we meet the required standards to achieve 508 compliance," said Don Jacob, VP of Engineering for Bluebeam Software, Inc. "We are proud that all users have equal access to our PDF markup and editing solutions as well as Bluebeam's exemplary support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services ."
For more information about how Bluebeam meets the Section 508 guidelines, view the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT VPAT Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
VPAT Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates ) prepared by TestPros, Inc. at http://bluebeam.com/web07/us/company/accessibility.asp.
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About Section 508
Section 508 is an amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It was enacted to ensure that disabled individuals had equal, quick and easy access to information and electronic technology, and to provide them with new opportunities. For more information, go to www.section508.gov.
About Bluebeam Software
Bluebeam Software invents, develops and commercializes PDF solutions intelligently designed to meet the needs of government agencies and contractors, design and engineering firms, businesses and other professional users. Bluebeam provides users with high-quality, easy-to-use products that enable them to securely share information and collaborate electronically, with virtually no learning curve. Learn more at www.bluebeam.com.