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RE: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Wor k on Accessible Captioning

From: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:31:33 -0500
To: "'Chaals McCathie Nevile'" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1efe01d14958$1bb288d0$53179a70$@gmail.com>
Me?

I am thinking there should be a standard way.......



* katie *
 
Katie Haritos-Shea 
Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
 
Cell: 703-371-5545 | ryladog@gmail.com | Oakton, VA | LinkedIn Profile | Office: 703-371-5545


-----Original Message-----
From: Chaals McCathie Nevile [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 6:35 PM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: W3C to Receive Emmy® for Wor k on Accessible Captioning

On Wed, 06 Jan 2016 00:40:08 +0300, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeehaw!!!!!!

Indeed!

I note there is an open issue in HTML - if you have a transcript for a video, how should we attach it so you can find that instead? Is it useful to have a standard way of doing it, or should we just assume that you will understand however the developer decides to do it…

cheers

> * katie *
> Katie Haritos-Shea
> Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
> Cell: 703-371-5545 | ryladog@gmail.com | Oakton, VA | LinkedIn Profile 
> |
> Office: 703-371-5545
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 3:46 PM
> 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
>
>
>
> ---
> <http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/>
>
>
>


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