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Re: Deaf Signing and Timed Text

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 08:13:38 -0500 (EST)
To: Hiroshi Kawamura <hkawa@attglobal.net>
cc: <www-tt-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0212020811520.25001-100000@tux.w3.org>

Just by the way, support for captions that are signed is included in the
requirements document at http://www.w3.org/AudioVideo/timetext as requirement
12 on the architecture.

cheers

Chaals

On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Hiroshi Kawamura wrote:

>
>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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