TUCSON, Ariz., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioEye, Inc. (OTCBB: AEYE) the creators of the Audio Internet™, the patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology announced today that the University of Arizona's Management Information Systems (MIS) department has adopted AudioEye's accessibility technology on the MIS website. http://mis.eller.arizona.edu/
AudioEye's technology allows the University to meet the required criteria and standards of the 21st Century Communications Act and the needs of the disabled, physically challenged, learning, hearing or visually impaired, low vision, dyslexic, autistic, elderly, even internet novices and the growing number of mobile users. The patented technology delivers an Internet solution that automatically converts and indexes Internet content, automates multi-format publishing and provides a free accessible player for all end users with several specifically designed modes for alternative content consumption.
"The feedback and collaboration over the past four years of work and investments of time from the team and faculty of MIS department has been inspiring," stated Paul Lyons, VP of Business Development at AudioEye. "The International teams from the MIS master degree program at the University of Arizona have been invaluable to us in our creation of an accessible, interactive and talking campus website platform. AudioEye has enabled instant delivery of voice content for incoming students and mobile solutions for the entire campus website addressing a host usability and mobility solutions on campus to serve users content of the site without requiring the use of vision, monitor or a mouse. It's liberating and opens up a lot of possibilities on campus as we continue to learn and implement together."
Sean Bradley, AudioEye's Chief Technology Officer, stated "The adoption of our platform by the University of Arizona's MIS department is not only further validation of the importance of our patented accessibility technology, but also of the increasing trend of publishers addressing compliance needs. Creating a dialogue between the users, students, faculty, and the campus website becomes the web development of the future that is unlocked by our AudioEye development platform and we're excited about what this implementation represents. We believe, AudioEye will provide the UofA MIS campus an advantage over static competing sites by communicating in native languages, to international audiences who are selecting their IT or MIS destination and investment. Using our technology the entire MIS website can be read to prospective students in their native language, engaging them in a conversation about their future, while leveraging state-of-the-art technology." Sean Bradley currently serves as a UofA Honors Corporate Board Member and obtained his BA from Arizona International College at the University of Arizona, graduating Summa Cum Laude and with highest academic distinction.
AudioEye is developing a dedicated initiative targeted at over 10,000 educational institutions in the United States. Annual Audio Internet platform licensing fees are beginning to be offered at $7,500.00 up to $150,000.00 per campus website depending on website size.
AudioEye's project with the University of Arizona MIS department was the subject of award consideration by the 2013 Edison Universe innovation awards. On April 25, 2013 AudioEye was awarded the Gold Edison Award in the category of "social impact" and the sub-category of "quality of life". 2013 winners of the Gold Edison award included 3M, AT&T, and the Boeing Company Design Team.
About AudioEye, Inc.
AudioEye, Inc. (OTCBB: AEYE) has developed patented Internet content publication and distribution software, enabling the conversion of any media into an accessible format and allowing for real-time distribution to end-users on any Internet connected device. The focus of the company is to provide solutions to create better and more comprehensive access to the Internet, print, broadcast and other media, irrespective of an individual's network connection, device, location, or impairment. AudioEye solutions also provide comprehensive E-Learning and E-Commerce systems, as well as a variety of Internet publishing products and services. Audio Internet and AudioEye are Registered Trademarks of AudioEye, Inc., All Rights Reserved. The systems and technologies described herein are protected all or in part by US7966184, US7653544, US8046229, US8296150, US8260616 and patents pending in the U.S. and Internationally. These products enable all customers to create and deliver highly scalable accessible voice browsing applications. For more information, please visit www.audioeye.com or call 866.331.5324
About the MIS Department at the University of Arizona
Since pioneering one of the nation's first Management Information Systems (MIS) curricula in 1974, the MIS Department at The University of Arizona, Eller College of Management has become a leader in IT education and research. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the MIS Department a top-five program for 24 consecutive years since the inception of the rankings in 1989 - making it one of only three programs nationwide to maintain this status. With over $85 million in research grants, state and industry support, our program has initiated and participated in cutting edge research in data science and analytics, group systems, artificial intelligence, and data management projects while educating over 4,000 undergraduate, 1,500 graduate and 200 doctoral students. We offer both online and ground programs and are a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE-IAE) as designated by the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program (NIETP) office under the authority of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA.) For more information please visit www.mis.eller.arizona.edu or call 520.626.2926.
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