InSpace Accessibility 101

InSpace is fully committed to and passionate about delivering experiences that don’t simply meet accessibility standards and stop there. We’re here to constantly improve our product experience for all.

InSpace has completed an accessibility audit with David Berman, a leading accessibility consultant, and InSpace has passed WCAG 2.0 AA, WCAG 2.1 AA, and 508 standards. 

We don’t just test our product for accessibility; we build our product with accessibility at its core. Accessibility is on our minds every day. At InSpace, we have dedicated engineers who partner with world-class accessibility experts to test and improve our product with innovative solutions constantly. 

Our team frequently engages with our Accessibility Advisory Board of accessibility experts from our partners in higher education and the corporate sectors. Team members at InSpace participate in continuing education to stay up to date on the latest technologies and research on best practices in accessibility. 

  • WCAG 2.1 AA Compliance
  • Revised Section 508 Compliance
  • EN 301 549 Compliance
  • Dedicated engineers for continuing support and upgrades
  • Ongoing relationship with renowned accessibility experts
  • Compatible with Streamtext

Web Technology Requirements

Accessibility of InSpace relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML 
  • CSS 
  • JavaScript 

We rely on these technologies for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Accessibility Quick Reference

How do I set up ASL interpretation with InSpace? 

With InSpace, you can move freely through the space. You may want to 'pin' your interpreter to you so they can easily follow you into the different rooms for a seamless interpretation experience. In this video, you'll learn how to pin the interpreter and enlarge their video feed (2:43). You can also consult our Knowledge Base article for more information. 

How do I activate closed captioning with InSpace? 

InSpace offers automatic closed captioning individual attendees can activate, as well as manual closed captioning and StreamText integration. Learn more in this video (1:53) and Knowledge Base article. 

What if I need assistance moving through the InSpace session?

InSpace's Offer Assistance feature allows any attendee to offer or accept assistance from another user. This allows two participants to partner together and move through the space together. Learn more about how it works in the video (1:25) and Knowledge Base article

How do I ask for help? 

InSpace has a Raise Hand feature, as well as a Direct Chat. You can also Request Assistance privately from your instructor and offer help to others. See how it works in the video (1:45) or read more in our article

What if I want to make another participant's video larger? 

Learn how to pin an attendee's video to your gallery in our video (1:42) or in the Knowledge Base

How does InSpace support the needs of Blind people and people with visual impairment? 

In addition to the Offer Assistance feature, InSpace is compatible with JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver. Participants may also navigate the session using keyboard controls. You can find more information on the keyboard controls in our Knowledge Base article. 

If, for any reason, you find that our website or our product is unusable for you or could have its accessibility improved in a specific way, please reach out to us and we will review your feedback promptly and carefully via