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RE: keyboard accessible video player

From: Roger Hudson <rhudson@usability.com.au>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 07:55:48 +1100
To: <ssirois@accessibiliteweb.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000c01cdaf05$498fcab0$dcaf6010$@com.au>
Hi Sam,

Many thanks for the suggestion. It looks promising.

I went to http://mediaelementjs.com/ which appears to contain an example of
the player and I tried it with the keyboard and three browsers using Windows

With IE 9 it appears to work fine although the keyboard got trapped a couple
of times.

With Firefox 15 and Chrome 22 it seems to work fine.

With all the browsers however, I found that when the display of the controls
turned off it could be difficult to get them back.


-----Original Message-----
From: Samuel Sirois [mailto:ssirois@accessibiliteweb.com] 
Sent: Saturday, 20 October 2012 11:54 PM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: keyboard accessible video player

Mr. Hudson,

As Mr. Bennett points it, having choices is usually a good thing.
Hopefully this third suggestion won't be one to many!


Vibeo is under a free license. The license doesn't revoke your rights to
execute the code, share it, change it and redistribute your changes.



On Sat, 2012-10-20 at 04:49 -0400, Terrill Bennett wrote:
> Roger,
> In addition to Mr. Foliot's fine suggestions, and because having 
> choices is usually a good thing, yet another an alternative...
> http://www.theworkshop.co.uk/project/accessible-video-player
> -- terrill --
> At 01:26 AM 10/20/2012, Roger Hudson wrote:
> >I am really interested to know if anyone has come across controls for 
> >an embedded Youtube video (Flash or HTML5) player that are reasonably 
> >keyboard accessible with at least a few browsers. I have been looking 
> >and haven't found one.
Received on Saturday, 20 October 2012 20:57:04 UTC

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