Re: Canceled: W3C M&E IG conference call: Subtitles in 360 Video and VR Experiences on the Web

Hello, All:

Do I understand the Subject line correctly? That this meeting is

If so, that's actually great, as I'm unable to participate due to a
prior commitment, and wedo certainly want to participate on behalf of
the APA Working Group.

John Foliot has previously posted a pointer to the Media Accessibility
User Requirements. This is definitely the key document for getting up to
speed with our best current understanding of captioning requirements and
related accessibility issues with HTML 5 media.

Looking forward to a rescheduling -- hopefully with more notice and
options for times!


Janina Sajka
APA Chair

R&D Only FASTNET LH01.05 writes:
> Dear all,
> The Media & Entertainment Interest Group is hosting a call on Tuesday 5th February on subtitles and captioning for 360 videos and VR experiences. We hope to open a discussion between the Media & Entertainment, Immersive Web, Timed Text, and accessibility communities, so hope you can join us.
> Presenting will be Peter tho Pesch from the Institut fr Rundfunktechnik (IRT), who says:
> In recent years more and more applications show up that present media content in 3D space, like 360 videos (stereoscopic or not), VR experiences, etc. During the call we will present different use cases that go beyond the most basic approach for adding subtitles to such environments. The discussion would target the following issues:
> - Does the Media and Entertainment IG agree with the need for such services?
> - What implications do the presented use cases have for subtitle formats?
> - Is there a standardization gap that could be filled under the roof of W3C? If so, in what group could that happen?
> The following links provide additional information about the use cases and requirements:
> A general requirement filed for the Timed Text Working Group:
> Use case description for subtitles in 360 videos:
> Overview of requirements:
> Agenda
> - Welcome (5 min)
> - Call for AOB
> - Subtitles in 360 video and VR experiences (70 minutes)
>   - Use case presentations [Peter]
>   - Discussion on standards gaps
>   - Next steps
> - Other M&E IG topics (10 min)
>   - Perspectives document update [Francois]
>   - Media Timed Events TF update [Chris]
>   - Rechartering the Interest Group [Chris]
> - AOB (5 min)
> # Date and time
> Tuesday, February 5, 2019
> 10:00 am | EST (New York, GMT-05:00) | 1.5 hours
> # Connection details
> Please see:
> (member-only link)
> Kind regards,
> Chris (Co-chair, W3C Media & Entertainment Interest Group)


Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures

Received on Friday, 1 February 2019 19:38:24 UTC