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Re: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning

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Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:28:59 +0530
Cc: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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To: Herin Hentry <hhentry@planittesting.com>
This is awesome. Thanks for sharing, Shawn. 

Regards,
Srinivasu Chakravarthula | @csrinivasu
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> On 06-Jan-2016, at 09:06, Herin Hentry <hhentry@planittesting.com> wrote:
> 
> Great work every one! Congrats and all the best for more awards!
> 
> Herin Hentry
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 6 January 2016 7:46 AM
> To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Work on Accessible Captioning
> 
> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
> 
> We wanted to share some exciting news: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) will receive a Technology & Engineering Emmy ® Award for work on standardization and pioneering development of broadband captioning. W3C's Timed Text Markup Language (TTML) helps make video content more accessible to people with disabilities, particularly people who are deaf or hard of hearing, through text captioning.
> 
> More info about the award and about TTML is available in a press release at:
>    <https://www.w3.org/2016/01/emmyawardttml.html.en>
> 
> Making video content accessible is part of the mission of W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), and WAI initiated the collaborative work on captioning in TTML. WAI's continuing work in this area includes recent updating of the Media Accessibility User Requirements at:
>    <http://www.w3.org/TR/media-accessibility-reqs/>
> 
> An introduction to web accessibility is at:
>    <http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility>
> 
> Thanks to everyone who contributes to accessibility work through W3C and WAI!
> 
> Regards,
> Shawn Henry, WAI Outreach
> Judy Brewer, WAI Director
> 
> 
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Received on Wednesday, 6 January 2016 05:59:32 UTC

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