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Scottish Event Campus

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre– five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces, the iconic 3,000-seat SEC Armadillo The SSE Hydro – a 13,000-capacity concert, sporting, and special events arena.

The SSE Hydro augments the SEC’s existing facilities and stages 140+ events annually. Attracting an audience of more than a million visitors each year, the venue is consistently ranked by Pollstar in the top 10 arenas globally, alongside iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and The O2.

Since opening in September 2013, The SSE Hydro has staged the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, the Ryder Cup Gala Concert, and the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year. It was also a venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Our Brief

SEC venues are easily accessible for visitors with mobility difficulties and accessibility needs. SEC currently holds an ‘Attitude is Everything’ Gold Award and is committed to continually improving its venues in order to maintain this gold accessibility level. The Scottish Event Campus’s mission is to make its venues not only as accessible as possible physically but online too. To support everyone online, the SEC needs its websites to be accessible and usable.

Our Solution

To make The Scottish Event Campus website and the SSE Hydro website fully accessible and usable they launched Recite Me.

The Recite Me accessibility assistive toolbar will support all SEC website visitors to explore events, research information, and purchase products. Assistive technology will support people with a wide range of disabilities, learning difficulties, or people who speak English as a second language.  

The Recite Me assistive toolbar allows everyone to customise the SEC and SSE Hydro websites in a way that works best for them to understand and read website content easily.

The accessibility toolbar provides website visitors with, text-to-speech functionality, fully customisable styling options, reading aids, and a translation tool with over 100 languages, including 35 text to speech voices and many other features. 

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Scottish Event Campus Logo
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Laptop with Scottish Event Campus website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar
Mobiles with Scottish Event Campus website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar
Tablet with Scottish Event Campus website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar

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