iLinc Web Conferencing Software Provides Accessibility, True Functionality to Disabled Users: iLinc Version 9 Web Conferencing Receives Certification of Compliance with Section 508, WAI Priority 1 and 2

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iLinc Communications, Inc. (AMEX:ILC), a leading provider of Web conferencing software and audio conferencing services, announced today that it has received independent certification of compliance for Section 508 and WAI Priority 1 and 2.

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This certification is especially important to our government and higher education clients, as they must make things accessible to their users and constituents with disabilities

    The key benefits to maintaining a Section 508 standards-compliant Web site include better accessibility for a wide range of disabled users. Much of Section 508 compliance focuses on making Web sites, intranets, and web-enabled applications accessible.

"This certification is especially important to our government and higher education clients, as they must make things accessible to their users and constituents with disabilities," said Frank X. Gartland, VP of Product and Technology. "This means that, for example, a screen reader program can read the interface of an iLinc Web conferencing session to someone who is visually impaired. Because of our strong roots in learning and training, we always consider 508 and WAI compliance with respect to new features we develop for iLinc."

Computer Intelligence Associates of Columbia, Maryland, an independent professional services firm with expertise in accessibility, WAI, and Section 508, conducted the rigorous accessibility compliance audit of iLinc's Web conferencing applications. The compliance testing addresses all user interface components in the iLinc Web conferencing suite of applications and resulted in a Certificate of Compliance.

"iLinc went the extra mile in achieving these results which will allow people with a broad range of disabilities to access iLinc's Web conferencing interface," said Clark French, President of Computer Intelligence Associates, Inc.

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About iLinc Communications, Inc.

iLinc Communications, Inc. is a leading developer of Web conferencing software and audio conferencing solutions for highly secure and cost-effective online meetings, presentations, and training sessions. The Company's technology allows people in diverse locations to communicate and collaborate online while avoiding the expense, environmental damage, and productivity losses associated with travel. iLinc provides an award-winning, enterprise-wide suite of Web, audio and video conferencing solutions that can be scaled up or down to meet the needs of any size organization. Offering the industry's most flexible pricing models, iLinc gives organizations the power to choose an on-premise installed, on-demand hosted, or hybrid solution--whichever model delivers the highest ROI for the customer. iLinc is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Troy, New York and Salt Lake City, Utah.

About Computer Intelligence Associates

Computer Intelligence Associates offers specialized Section 508 and WAI testing services that provide detailed and comprehensive analysis of software products, Websites, or documents. CIA has provided its testing services to some of the largest technology companies in the world, and its testing has allowed clients to successfully secure engagements at the toughest government agencies. CIA provides a "Certificate of Compliance" to all successfully audited applications, Websites or documents.

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