Panorama

Overview of Panorama

Panorama Accessibility Report and Alternative Formats Icon  Panorama for Digital Accessibility is a companion tool to YuJa Video Enterprise System and it provides the University of Windsor with the ability to identify and correct the accessibility of digital content uploaded to Blackboard.  It also provides alternative formats for users with learning and other types of disabilities. It will be available upon request as of May 16, 2022.

Locating the Panorama Tools

Panorama supports and reviews DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, PDF, and HTML file types. Instructors and Students can access Panorama tools in LMS courses where Panorama has been made accessible. To request your course gets the Panorama tool added, please submit a TeamDynamix ticket at http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbhelp and identify the course title, semester, section and course ID - (found in the left menu of Blackboard -> Customization -> Properties). Users can then accesses either a document's Alternative Formats or an Accessibility Report. 

Alternative Formats available from Panorama including source file, tagged PDF, web, high contrast, text to speech, text file, EPUB, Braille, Audio

Users can download the file as a BRF file type for braille displays, EPUB for e-readers, TXT for plain text applications, or MP3 for audio players.
Users can also view the document in High Contrast, on a Webpage, or as a Text-to-Speech file directly in a supported web browser.  

Instructors can Access Reports

From the Panorama tool located in Blackboard's Course Tools section in the Control Panel of a course site, instructors can access reports to identify trends in Panorama issues and usage.  When instructors are preparing content for their courses, they can activate and view the Accessibility Report and Score for the file.  Once they trigger the report, the severity of issues, tips on resolving them and the ability to upload a repaired document will be visible.  

If you have any questions about Panorama, please email ooltech@uwindsor.ca.  If you are experiencing any technical issues using Panorama, email support@yuja.com and file a ticket where the YuJa/Panorama support will respond.