codemantra U.S. LLC is a global leader in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP). Its AI-powered platform automates digital document accessibility compliance, captures and extracts actionable insights from raw data, and transforms documents into any desired digital format. Headquartered in Boston, codemantra also has offices in London and Chennai, India.
The ongoing pandemic caused museums around the world to abruptly shutter their doors last year. But it turned out to be a blessing in disguise for many of them as they were forced to come up with innovative virtual offerings for visitors. This paved the way for the public to access rare and exotic collections online from the comfort of their homes.
Unfortunately, the various museum publications available online for public consumption are not optimized for screen readers, thereby restricting nearly 1 in 4 adults from accessing those resources according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study. Therefore, for museums to stay relevant in the digital era, it is important that they incorporate accessibility remediation efforts into their digital journey to make their online collections inclusive for traditional as well as new audiences, regardless of their abilities.
codemantra automates museums’ digital journey
codemantra has partnered with a number of renowned museums and art galleries across the U.S. to accelerate their digital initiatives. It recently led the Yale University Art Gallery’s content transformation efforts which involved the conversion of 150-plus backlist publications into ADA compliant (508 & WCAG 2.1 Level A/AA) e-books. This not only ensured that the expenses stayed well within the institution’s budget but helped its resources gain a wider audience in addition to creating an additional revenue stream for that institution.
codemantra’s AI-powered platform handles everything from data extraction to delivery
codemantra’s AI-powered platform is an end-to-end solution for digital asset management, content transformation, digital accessibility compliance, distribution, and digital rights management (DRM)
An initial assessment determines the hard copy book’s condition and identifies the next steps to carry out the scanning of the asset. Throughout the data capture process, the scanned pages are subject to stringent accuracy and quality checks. The collected data is then digitized and converted into a searchable PDF document. Last but not least, codemantra’s comprehensive document accessibility remediation solution and subject matter expertise make the digitized publication accessible before it’s dispatched for distribution.
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