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Re: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Wor k on Accessible Captioning

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 02:34:36 +0300
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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On Wed, 06 Jan 2016 00:40:08 +0300, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL  
<ryladog@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeehaw!!!!!!

Indeed!

I note there is an open issue in HTML - if you have a transcript for a  
video, how should we attach it so you can find that instead? Is it useful  
to have a standard way of doing it, or should we just assume that you will  
understand however the developer decides to do it…

cheers

> * katie *
> Katie Haritos-Shea
> Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
> Cell: 703-371-5545 | ryladog@gmail.com | Oakton, VA | LinkedIn Profile |  
> Office: 703-371-5545
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 3:46 PM
> To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning
>
> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
>
> We wanted to share some exciting news: The World Wide Web Consortium  
> (W3C) will receive a Technology & Engineering Emmy ® Award for work on  
> standardization and pioneering development of broadband captioning.  
> W3C's Timed Text Markup Language (TTML) helps make video content more  
> accessible to people with disabilities, particularly people who are deaf  
> or hard of hearing, through text captioning.
>
> More info about the award and about TTML is available in a press release  
> at:
> 	<https://www.w3.org/2016/01/emmyawardttml.html.en>
>
> Making video content accessible is part of the mission of W3C's Web  
> Accessibility Initiative (WAI), and WAI initiated the collaborative work  
> on captioning in TTML. WAI's continuing work in this area includes  
> recent updating of the Media Accessibility User Requirements at:
> 	<http://www.w3.org/TR/media-accessibility-reqs/>
>
> An introduction to web accessibility is at:
> 	<http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility>
>
> Thanks to everyone who contributes to accessibility work through W3C and  
> WAI!
>
> Regards,
> Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach
> Judy Brewer, WAI Director
>
>
>
> ---
> <http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/>
>
>
>


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