Adopts U3 Smart Platform
, Minn. August 8, 2006 Serotek Corporation, the
leading provider of Internet and digital information accessibility
software and systems, announced the adoption of the U3
smart drive computing platform as the mobile platform
of choice for System Access and FreedomBox products. U3 is the
tested, approved and accepted platform for personal workspace
utilizing U3, we're able to leverage an international standard
for our portable accessibility products, said Mike Calvo ,
CEO, Serotek, This enables us to deliver software all over
the world without shipping any hardware, plus gain access to
millions of mainstream smart drive users.
FreedomBox and System Access provide easy to use, fully featured,
mobile access to Windows and the Internet for blind, visually
impaired or physically disabled users. The FreedomBox Internet
application suite integrates web browsing, email, streaming
media, instant messaging, and more in a consistent, fully accessible
user interface. Users may customize FreedomBox and have fully
personalized Internet access anywhere. System Access provides
highly automated and transparent access to the Windows operating
system and numerous applications including Mozilla, Firefox,
Skype, Winamp, and many other popular titles. System Access
also makes the U3 Launchpad accessible so users can manage their
U3 smart drives with ease.
FreedomBox and System Access are U3 smart, users can immediately
run them from their U3 smart drives on any well-secured PC,
including well-secured computers in public places. No other
assistive technology provides this combination of functionality
and mobility. Says Calvo, It truly is accessibility anywhere.
Corporation is a leading technology company that develops software
and manufactures accessibility solutions under the brand name
FreedomBox. Committed to the mission of providing accessibility
anywhere , Serotek launched the FreedomBox family of products
and services and the FreedomBox Network, an online community
specifically designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
Serotek provides powerful, affordable solutions that require
minimal training. In 2005 the company was awarded the prestigious
da Vinci award for innovation in universal accessibility by
the National Multiple Sclerosis Association.