NEWS SOURCE: SSB Technologies The BART Group

SSB + BART Group to provide national accessibility coverage and extended capabilities through combination

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SSB Technologies, Inc. (SSB) today announced that it hired the principals of the BART Group of McLean, Virginia. SSB will change its name to SSB + BART Group and operate in both Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. “This combination combines the strengths of both organizations and extends the company’s leadership role in IT accessibility. The national presence of SSB + BART Group and extensive work in public and private sector markets ensures our customers receive a full lifecycle accessibility solution,” said SSB founder and Managing Director Timothy Springer.

Under this combination, SSB + BART Group will continue to operate offices in Silicon Valley and Washington DC. Mr. Springer, of SSB, will serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the company and Mrs. Smith, of the BART Group, will serve as the VP of Public Sector operations. The combination was officially completed on October 1, 2005 and operation integration activities are scheduled to be completed March 31, 2006. All current contracts for BART Group will continue to be honored on an ongoing bass by SSB + BART Group.

“With the successful completion of over 1000 accessibility projects between our companies and extended capabilities under the AMP 2006 platform, we are very excited about the opportunities already being addressed,” said BART Group Founder and President, Mary Jean Smith.

About SSB Technologies

SSB Technologies, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA provides solutions that resolve the business risks and reduce costs associated with inaccessible Information Technology (IT) systems across domestic and international standards. SSB’s proven Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) 2006(TM) solution provides detailed, metrics based business and technical services required to transform accessibility from a liability into a competitive advantage.

With over 350 customers, 600 successfully completed projects, and award-winning software, SSB has the experience and expertise to ensure that an organization reaches its accessibility goals in a cost effective fashion.


BART Group, with headquarters in McLean, VA provides quality in-house disabled user accessibility testing and repair services for government and business clients. BART Group specializes in access solutions, JAWS scripting services, employee accommodation and Call Center provisioning for people who are blind or visually impaired and for agencies and companies that must meet section 501, 504 and 508 requirements.

BART Group provides customized training on all facets of adaptive technology including instruction of individuals and groups who are blind or visually impaired on the use of assistive hardware and software.

News issued by: SSB Technologies + The BART Group

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Original Story ID: (1064) :: 2005-12-1201-006

Original Keywords: SSB Technologies, The BART Group, Accessibility Management Platform, AMP 2006, access solutions, JAWS scripting services, employee accommodation and Call Center provisioning, blind or visually impaired, software, computing, IT, information technology, Timothy Springer, IT accessibility, Mary Jean Smith, McLean, Virginia, section 501, 504 and 508 requirements SSB Technologies + The BART Group

NEWS SOURCE: SSB Technologies The BART Group | Published: 2005-12-01 19:42:00

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