Continual Engine and Virginia Tech Earn Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Tech Advancements in Serving Learners with Disabilities
Continual Engine is thrilled to announce that our partnership with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), using breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) technology for document remediation, earned a Silver award in the category 'Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation' in Brandon Hall Group's Excellence in Technology Awards. Virginia Tech is leveraging Continual Engine's document accessibility solution, PREP, to make its communications inclusive and accessible for all learners while meeting accessibility standards and compliance requirements.
Mousumi Kapoor, Founder and CEO of Continual Engine, says, "Extending our gratitude to Brandon Hall Group for putting accessibility in education in the spotlight. Collaborating with Virginia Tech, we're determined to break barriers and ensure that every learner has equal access to knowledge."
"Our valued partnership with Continual Engine helps Virginia Tech continue providing accessible educational materials to all learners through their innovative PREP platform," stated Mark Nichols, Senior Director, Universal Design & Accessible Technologies for Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) at Virginia Tech. "This solution taps into cutting-edge AI to unlock human potential for growth, further demonstrating our joint commitment to accessibility and inclusivity in next-generation learning technologies. We're thrilled our collaboration was recognized with a Brandon Hall Silver award for excellence nd are proud of what our teams have accomplished together in developing forward-thinking education solutions."
PREP is a cloud-based solution that leverages AI technology to automate 80% of remediation and provides an easy user interface and inbuilt accessibility checker for final review. Educational institutions and organizations are widely adopting PREP to seamlessly remediate all documents, including scanned documents, forms, or complex STEM documents, thereby making digital content inclusive and accessible to users with disabilities.
About Continual Engine: Continual Engine is an award-winning artificial intelligence (AI) technology company dedicated to building smarter, affordable, and scalable solutions for learning and accessibility. Its solutions are powered by deep learning and computer vision AI algorithms to analyze complex images and documents to automate the process of making content, especially STEM and tabular content, fully accessible and ADA-compliant. For more information, visit https://www.continualengine.com/.
About Virginia Tech: Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors and degree programs to a diverse enrollment of more than 38,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in a comprehensive range of colleges and schools. The university has a significant presence internationally and across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $650 million in research annually.
About Brandon Hall Group: Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organizations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.