SeeWriteHear is your partner for digital and print accessibility.

The global marketplace for assistive technology is vast and growing every year.

1.3 Billion

People worldwide with disabilities

3 - 8 Trillion

Dollars of discretionary purchasing power

253 Million

People are visually impaired

Our Mission: To pursue information equality for people with disabilities by creating content, researching new technologies, and providing education for clients at all levels of government and business. We assist clients in achieving both compliance and usability standards by delivering products and services of uncompromising quality; our team takes pride in enabling end-users of all ability levels to more fully participate in culture, study, and economy by maintaining both compassion and academic rigor in research and advocacy.

Who We Are

For 16 years, SeeWriteHear has advanced information access by innovating accessible technologies and services to enhance the way people, businesses, and organizations deliver and access their information, media, and social interactions.

Our team brings decades of expertise in all facets of accessibility: advocacy, education, policy, accommodation, and technology. We have been closely involved in defining and authoring the standards currently used to measure accessibility compliance and usability. This depth of experience enables us to provide comprehensive and effective products and services across all areas of accessibility, from multi-format media conversion and content creation to legislative compliance consulting and barrier remediation.

What We Do

From the beginning, our primary focus has been on meeting the growing need for accessible information and technology by developing new assistive technology (AT) solutions, mass-producing top-quality media materials, and promoting both usability and regulatory compliance via expert, cost-effective consulting and remediation. SeeWriteHear aims to create a new standard in the marketplace where business and accessibility converge to provide an enhanced environment of products and services to the benefit of all consumers.

SeeWriteHear has access to over 16 years of experience and market knowledge of crafting products and systems that enhance the lives of people with print, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. Our solution spectrum includes media conversion, compliance review, custom software development, and education consulting. Patented services, processes, and technologies form the basis of a highly varied, yet adaptable and convertible array of offerings, ensuring that our clients can execute all their accessibility goals via a single consulting firm.

International Council of Ophthalmology reports the following updated statistics on BVI:

  • 36 million people who are blind
  • 217 million people with severe or moderate visual impairment (distance)
  • 253 million people visually impaired (in 2015)
  • Visual impairment prevalence has dropped from 4.58% in 1990 to 3.38% in 2015
  • 89% of visually impaired people live in low and middle-income countries
  • 55% of visually impaired people are women
support

Some statistics: in one year SeeWriteHear delivered...

1100000

PAGES OF Braille TEXT


180000

Tactile Graphics

37000

large print reflow files

14000

IMAGE DESCRIPTIONS / ALT TEXT

Braille

SeeWriteHear is the global leader in Braille production, with decades of experience in Braille, Nemeth, Braille scientific notation, and tactile graphics. Our processes and print capabilities ensure that blind readers experience a fully accurate and faithful translation of your vital content. The education, testing, and publishing industries have relied on SWH for decades for millions of pages of Braille content.

Large Print Reflow

Conversion to large print is not simply a matter of resizing font. Offer your audience unmatched large-print readability by using our page-by-page layout reflow process, which eliminates errors, makes charts and graphics readable, and maintains standard horizontal orientation.

STEM and MathML

Conquer one of the most challenging aspects of accessibility compliance using our comprehensive expertise in MathML. Our content creation team includes mathematicians, chemists, and engineers; SeeWriteHear has developed software tools proven during long-term contracts with publishers, school, and universities. Maintain usability of your STEM content via end-to-end consulting services and training seminars.

Images and Alt Text

Make your digital content compliant by adding clear and concise descriptions of images, diagrams, and other visual information content. Rely on our subject matter experts to accurately describe scientific, technical, and math images.

Form Management

Quickly convert large volumes of electronic forms and standardized documents into accurate and versatile accessible formats. Ideal for organizations with measurable quantities of form letters, announcements, invoices, and other mailings.

Audio/Video

Expertly written captioning and descriptive audio tracks provide one-touch accessibility to your multimedia content. Enhanced audio description makes even complex math and STEM content available to blind audiences.