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FCC Adopts New Rules to Improve Video Device Accessibility

October 30, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission has adopted rules that will enable people who are blind or visually impaired to have easier access to digital video programming on electronic devices. The action, which was taken Oct. 29, will also enable consumers who are deaf or hard of hearing to activate closed captioning on their devices with more ease.

 


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