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Re: Meaning of "synchronized media"

From: Robin Hillman <robinhillman@tactica.ca>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 09:42:16 -0600
Message-ID: <CACSHrodeWKskTu2yZrK8e3CK-FUXet_ymkCt+WcN6ap4+SzSXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>
Cc: IG - WAI Interest Group List list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Thank you all for the helpful responses.
-Robin

On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 7:34 PM, Gregg Vanderheiden <
gregg@raisingthefloor.org> wrote:

> It is audio synchronized with anything
> Some examples
> - audio and video   (e.g. movie, video, youtube
> - audio and animation
> - autio and interaction   (e.g.   to do x hit RETURN now)
>
> It is video synchronized with anything
> Some Examples
> - video and audio   (e.g. movie, video, youtube ) (same as above
> - video and interaction  (e.g.  as you watch the video - clicking on the
> video will cause different things to happen depending where in the video
> you click)
>
>
> PS  this would probably be good to put this into the Understanding WCAG
> 2.0
>
>
> *gregg*
>
> On Feb 5, 2016, at 8:14 AM, Robin Hillman <robinhillman@tactica.ca> wrote:
>
> Hello --
> I have a question about the meaning of "synchronized media", because the
> terms used seem very specific. This is related to SC 1.2.5 in WCAG 2.0:
> https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/media-equiv-audio-desc-only.html
>
> It defines synchronized media as:
> "audio or video synchronized with another format for presenting
> information and/or with time-based interactive components, unless the media
> is a media alternative for text that is clearly labeled as such"
>
> My confusion is around "audio or video synchronized with another format"
> -- what is "another format"? What would some examples of synchronized media
> be? Does this necessarily include something like a movie?
>
> So does this mean that all videos (I mean, audio & video, like what you
> would see on youtube) would require described audio in order to meet this
> SC?
>
> Thanks!
> -Robin Hillman
>
>
>


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