Crestron AV Control & Automation Solutions Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities
Crestron, the global leader in communication and control technologies, announced today that new models from the company's line of touch screens, keypads, remote control software and mobile control applications received compliance under Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act.
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. Specifically, Section 508 of the Act requires that when Federal agencies develop, procure, maintain, or use EIT, Federal employees with disabilities have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access and use by Federal employees without disabilities.
"Crestron is dedicated to making our technology accessible and easy to use for all individuals with disabilities in compliance with Section 508," said Landon Lovett, Crestron Director of Federal Government Markets. "Through our product design and engineering, Crestron is committed to exceeding these standards."
Crestron next generation wall mount and tabletop touch screens provide intuitive and integrated control of AV and environmental systems in single-room and multiple-campus applications.
The following models received 508 compliance:
o TPMC-4SM o TPMC-9 o TPMC-V12-Tilt o TPMC-V12-Wall o TPMC-V15-Tilt o TPMC-V15-Wall o V-12 Tilt o V12-Wall o V15-Tilt o V15 Wall o V24 All Crestron e-Control® applications including XPanel, Power Applications and e-Control® SDK's also received compliance with Section 508.
The Section 508 compliance designations add to Crestron's already strong presence among government and military branches. Installed solutions include RoomView(TM) enterprise management, digital AV distribution using DigitalMedia(TM), lighting and HVAC control, and security in NOCs, military installations, federal agencies, EOCs and court rooms across the globe. To learn more about Crestron solutions compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, please visit: crestron.com/government.