GNE adopts Recite web accessibility

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Go North East has become the first public transport company to invest in the Recite web accessibility platform, the firm claims.

The operator enjoys a large following online with thousands of people accessing tickets and services each day. A significant number of these customers live with a visual disability or learning impairment and Go North East procured Gateshead-based Recite to add its product to the firm’s online platforms.

Recite is a unique system which allows any person with visual impairments, learning difficulties like dyslexia or literacy issues to use any computer/smartphone/ WAP enabled device anywhere in the world to access a website in a personalised way. No software needs to be installed, so it is fully portable.

Stephen King, Marketing & Sales Manager for Go North East, explained: “Our website is now much more than simply a static source of information. In particular, the availability of online discounts for some products makes it important that everyone can use the site.

“By adding Recite, we are giving visually impaired and dyslexic users the tools they need to enjoy all the benefits the website can offer.”

For further information call Ian Birtwistle on 0191 432 8092. Connect with Recite on Facebook or on Twitter @reciteme