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Re: Deaf Signing and Timed Text

From: Hiroshi Kawamura <hkawa@attglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 08:54:43 +0900
Message-ID: <008d01c29995$818a5a60$0400a8c0@kawamura>
To: <www-tt-tf@w3.org>

One of caption service system for deaf or hearing impaired people at
meetings uses IRC.  Through our caption support experience, we believe that
off-line/on-line meeting/conference communication support for deaf/hearing
impaired, deaf-blind, blind, autism, CP, cognitively/intellectually disabled
and other variety of people with disabilities in attendance may require a
lot of types of presentation of synchronized multimedia for their full
participation.  Timed text is a basic component for the communication
support required by variety of people with disabilities.

Hiroshi Kawamura/JSRPD

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
To: "John Glauert" <J.Glauert@sys.uea.ac.uk>
Cc: <www-tt-tf@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 8:10 AM
Subject: Re: Deaf Signing and Timed Text


>
> Along similar lines to John's question, I would like to suggest that a
> timed-text language should support the creation of content that can be
> rendered as either subtitles (for hearing people needing a text version of
> the language) or captions (for people who cannot hear the sound, and also
> need important audio inforlation conveyed in text).
>
> Cheers
>
> Charles McCN
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