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Explore ‘The Future of Ed-Tech’ at This Week’s EduALL Virtual Event

By Danielle Chazen

In a recent piece on Forbes, Paul LeBlanc examined the current challenges facing colleges and universities, which are "scrambling to finish the academic year online, fretting over next fall’s enrollment, and struggling with cash flow challenges." LeBlanc serves as President of Southern New Hampshire University, one of the largest universities in the U.S. with 180,000 learners, mostly online. He went…
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Verbit Announces New Integration with Zoom

By Danielle Chazen

The need for remote work and learning has grown exponentially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of Verbit's customers are utilizing Zoom Video Communications daily to communicate with their colleagues and teams or host online lectures for their students. Zoom is a remote conferencing services company that allows users to conduct video and audio conference calls, online meetings, eLearning and…
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Hear from Universities In Action: EduALL Virtual Summit

By Danielle Chazen

University administrators with responsibilities which fall within the disability services, IT and accessibility departments were formerly faced with the daunting challenge of making the case for embedding more digital technologies into current classrooms to aid more students. Now, with 200 universities and colleges moving their courses online in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the expertise of these individuals is being…
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Verbit Showcases Global Accessibility Technology in Vienna

By Danielle Chazen

Last week, Eran Fishov, Head of Customer Success at Verbit, represented Verbit as part of a delegation organized by Access Israel to Vienna. The Israeli delegation met with Austrian business leaders and stakeholders, including Wolfgang Sobotka, President of the National Council of the Republic of Austria Parliament, who is an accessibility advocate. As part of the delegation, Fishov presented Verbit’s…
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Spotlighting Inspiration: Global Disability Innovation Hub

By Danielle Chazen

As Verbit aims to provide technology that creates more opportunities for students and professionals navigating disabilities to succeed, we often encounter organizations with missions that inspire our work. We’d like to spotlight one organization, the Global Disability Innovation Hub, which is tackling an array of disability-focused challenges. The GDI Hub consists of both an academic research center and a community…
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Webinar Recap: How AI Empowers Personalized Learning

By Danielle Chazen

Providing students with more personalized learning has been a goal of university leaders for years. Experienced higher education professionals understand that each learner brings a unique blend of experiences and expectations to the desk and can therefore benefit from multiple methods of consuming course content. In the past, educators have tried to enlist learning management systems to develop various learning…
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Verbit Raises Additional $31 Million in Series B Funding Round

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to announce the close of a $31 million Series B round, led by growth equity firm Stripes and with participation from Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital and ClalTech. This latest round of funding brings Verbit’s total amount raised to $65 million, following a $23 million Series A round in January 2019. Verbit's valuation has…
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Webinar Recap: Executing an Inclusion Plan

By Ayelet Weizs

As part of a recurring series, "The Accessible Classroom Redefined," Verbit hosted a webinar this month to gather higher education decision makers for a live discussion. This episode, Driving Inclusion with Key Partner Institutions, was led by Accessibility Evangelist Scott Ready and featured TCS Education System’s Senior Learning Experience Designer, Lord Giddie. Giddie has been successfully implementing inclusion measures and…
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ASR and the Next Generation of Transcription

By Danielle Chazen

Today’s consumers expect to be able to access anything, anywhere and at any given moment. This on-demand mentality has driven the voice technology market to new heights. Voice technology allows us to be hands-free. It’s reinvented the way we place calls, complete daily chores, lock our cars, take notes and a seemingly endless array of other applications. Voice-driven technologies continue…
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