SOURCE: AudioEye, Inc.

AudioEye, Inc.

September 22, 2014 08:28 ET

University of California, Merced Contracts to Deploy AudioEye's Audio Internet® Accessibility Technology

Nation's First Campus-Wide University Deployment Will Enable Accessibility, Mobility and Usability of All UC Merced Websites

TUCSON, AZ and MERCED, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye") ("the Company"), creator of the Audio Internet® patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology platform, today announced that the Company has contracted with the University of California, Merced (UC Merced) to deploy its patented accessibility platform, which will provide compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") requirements, while expanding the reach and convenience of all UC Merced websites.

"Through its assumption of a leadership position among our nation's State University systems by acting decisively to allow those with disabilities to access and fully interact with its websites, we believe UC Merced will inspire and encourage other universities and colleges to do the same," stated Nathaniel Bradley, Chief Executive Officer of AudioEye, Inc. "UC Merced's commitment to accessibility will provide the university with added benefits by enabling students, faculty, parents and a growing and diverse community of other website users to benefit from eyes-free and hands-free access to its entire family of websites."

"The University of California system includes ten campuses that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The campuses include UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz. UC Merced is among the first universities to adopt AudioEye's technology and the first to do so campus-wide. There are over 10,000 college, university and trade school websites that AudioEye's accessibility platform technology has the scale and technological strength to address," concluded Bradley.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act is among a set of laws that have been strengthened and now require the websites of all colleges, universities and schools to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. AudioEye has developed the only solution currently available that can both identify and remediate web content which is out of compliance with Section 508. Furthermore, AudioEye is the only company that can guarantee compliance to the federal government's mandate of Section 508 compliance.

About University of California, Merced

UC Merced opened in September 2005, as the 10th campus in the University of California system and the first American research university of the 21st century. Situated near Yosemite National Park, the campus significantly expands access to the UC system for students throughout the state, with a special mission to increase college attendance rates among students in the San Joaquin Valley. It also serves as a major base of advanced research, a model of sustainable design and construction, and a stimulus to economic growth and diversification throughout the region.

Current Schools at UC Merced include:

School of Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Planned Schools:

School of Management
School of Medicine

UC Merced offers a growing list of majors, minors and graduate programs taught by more than 140 full-time faculty members, visiting professors and lecturers, many of whom have come from some of the world's top-ranked universities.

About AudioEye, Inc.

Incorporated in 2005, AudioEye focuses on working to improve the mobility, usability and accessibility of all Internet-based content through the development, sale, licensing and use of its proprietary accessibility technologies. Audio Internet® is a technology that utilizes patented architecture to deliver a fully accessible audio equivalent of a visual or mobile website in a compliant format that can be navigated, utilized, interacted with and transacted from, without the use of a monitor or mouse, by individuals with visual impairments. For individuals with hearing impairments, Audio Internet® provides captioning for websites, and the challenges of reaching those with other impairments are also addressed by the technology platform.

Complete with an ever-growing suite of utilities tailored to the needs of different disabled users, the AudioEye® Audio Internet® Accessibility Platform is a fully scalable cloud-based solution designed and developed to meet the needs and compliance mandates for an ever-growing demographic.

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

Forward-Looking Statements 

This release includes forward-looking statements contained within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements regarding AudioEye's expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, as well as statements that include words such as "anticipate," "if," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "could," "should," "will," and other similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond AudioEye's control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance, or achievements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include those set forth in AudioEye's Form 10-K and other report filings with the SEC. AudioEye is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    Nathaniel Bradley
    CEO
    AudioEye, Inc.
    (866) 331-5324

    or

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