SOURCE: AudioEye, Inc.

AudioEye, Inc.

March 30, 2015 08:28 ET

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games Adopts AudioEye's Web A11y Management Platform™

Website Accessibility Platform Will Enable Millions Worldwide to Experience an Enriched Special Olympics World Games Website Online

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2015) - AudioEye, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye") today announced that it has launched its Web A11y Management Platform™ for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015). The collaboration between LA2015 and AudioEye will deliver enhanced web accessibility to users of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games website, which is located at http://www.LA2015.org.

Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Special Olympics Movement has grown to include more than 4.4 million athletes with intellectual disabilities in more than 170 countries. This summer, 7,000 athletes will arrive from 177 countries to compete in 25 Olympic-style sports events in venues throughout Los Angeles. The mission of these World Games is to create the awareness that leads to acceptance and inclusion of all people with intellectual disabilities, and this partnership with AudioEye will play a key role in accomplishing this objective.

"Our partnership with AudioEye will provide the opportunity to further Special Olympics' message of acceptance and inclusion by enabling all people with varying abilities to explore our website," noted Patrick McClenahan, President and CEO of LA2015. "We are thankful for AudioEye's commitment to help us reach as many people as possible and to build excitement and support for these World Games."

"Special Olympics is a global movement that stands as a shining example of what is best about each of us as individuals," stated Nathaniel Bradley, Chief Executive Officer of AudioEye, Inc. "We are focused on providing our world-class accessibility solutions in service to the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 and its millions of website visitors worldwide. We are truly humbled and honored to serve Special Olympics."

About Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)

With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators, the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which are being staged in Los Angeles July 25 - August 2, 2015, will be the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world this year, and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games. The Opening Ceremony, to be held July 25, 2015 in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, site of the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games, is expected to attract 80,000 spectators. On April 30, 2014, LA2015 and ESPN announced a global programming affiliation that will see ESPN bring coverage of the World Games to millions of fans around the world. Honorary Chairs of the Games include President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and California Governor Jerry Brown serving as Honorary Hosts. LA2015, the Games Organizing Committee, is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information on the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, including volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.LA2015.org and on social media at #ReachUpLA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About AudioEye, Inc.

Incorporated in 2005, AudioEye focuses on achieving web access equality and usability for all people through technological expertise and innovation.

The AudioEye Web A11y Management Platform™ provides publishers full control over the accessibility of their web assets and web environments, allowing the publisher to recognize, remediate, and report its real-time accessibility status.

AudioEye is the creator of the world's most inclusive, cloud-based, cross-platform/cross-browser, audible reader solution for accessible web browsing. AudioEye's flagship product improves the user-friendliness of the web for all users, regardless of their unique abilities.

Whether an individual seeking improved access and usability, or a publisher looking to ensure the highest level of accessibility compliance and reach across electronic information technologies, AudioEye is Your Web Accessibility Ally™.

AudioEye's common stock trades on the OTCQB under the symbol "AEYE". Please visit www.audioeye.com for more information.

The company maintains offices in Tucson, New York, Atlanta and Washington, D.C.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    For further information, please contact:
    Nathaniel Bradley
    CEO
    AudioEye, Inc.
    P. (866) 331-5324

    RJ Falkner & Company, Inc.
    Investor Relations Counsel
    P. (830) 693-4400
    Email Contact

    Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015)
    Steven Vanderpool
    Senior Vice President
    Communications & Media Operations
    P. (626) 375.9208
    Email Contact