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Re: Audio Description on web site videos ?

From: Larry Goldberg <Larry_Goldberg@wgbh.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 09:20:50 -0400
To: <lubow_scott@bah.com>, Web Accessibility Initiative <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <508@access-board.gov>, Section 508 <sec508@trace.wisc.edu>
Message-ID: <B9B48BB5.C249%Larry_Goldberg@wgbh.org>

From our understanding (and authoring - we sat on the Access Board's
EITAAC), we always expected that those uses are exactly what that provision
was written for - so the answer to your question is yes.

And it's not so hard - see may examples at ncam.wgbh.org/richmedia

- Larry

> Hi Everyone,
> Sorry for the cross posting.  I know that audio descriptions are required for
> multimedia and videos under standard (1194.24) (d) "All training and
> informational video and multimedia productions that support the agency's
> mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for
> the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described."
> Does this provision also hold true for video's that run in a web page or cd
> rom
> in software such as media player, quick time, etc.?
> Thanks in advance.
> Scott

Larry Goldberg, Director
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