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Re: OT : US Broadcast subtitling standard EIA-608 ?

From: Gerry Field <gerry_field@wgbh.org>
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2003 09:27:00 -0500
To: Neil Smith <neil@comatose.freeserve.co.uk>
Cc: "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BA614363.A4F0%gerry_field@wgbh.org>

On 2/1/03 6:37 AM, "Neil Smith" <neil@comatose.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:

> point me to a document detialing the EIA-608
> caption standard for broadcast captions ?

Info on EIA/CEA-608-B is available at:

Info on the Digital Television captioning standard, EIA/CEA-708-B is at:

Both are available for purchase through Global Engineering Documents.
See the links above for more information.

NCAM's DTV Access Project also offers the following list of FCC, ATSC, CEA
and SMPTE standards relating to closed captioning and video description, as
part of our DTV Access Toolkit:


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