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Re: SMPTE-TT on HBO GO

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:24:36 +0200
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2mwA6=3RJceKso0xW==X=5tzWU3nKKMRfqnh0_pSgNx7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
There's no access at all to HBO for anyone outside the US, unfortunately. :-(

I too am curious about the exact features that they have chosen to
support. Are they beyond what SRT provides?

Thanks for any further information you can find out!

Cheers,
Silvia.

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org> wrote:
> Of interest to caption enthusiasts:  last week, HBO GO announced that most
> of its catalog is now captioned using SMPTE-TT.  HBO GO requires an HBO
> subscription, so if you have one go to http://www.hbogo.com, sign up and
> take a look.
>
> You can also go to http://www.hbogo.com, then follow (Help > Features > Can
> I watch shows with closed captions on HBO GO?) to read what they say about
> this new service.
>
> Geoff Freed
> WGBH/NCAM
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 15:25:26 GMT

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