Beefing Up Video Description Requirements?
June 1, 2016
Way back at the dawn of the century (the 21st Century, that is), the FCC adopted rules requiring video providers to include “video descriptions” in their transmission. “Video description” involves the insertion, into natural pauses in the program’s dialogue, of audio-narrated descriptions of a TV program’s key visual elements. The goal is to make video programming accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
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