Thread Subject: Re: plain language/audio menus
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From: Hoffman, Allen
Date: Wed, May 23 2007 9:50 AM
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In an effort to help us move forward with our work:
1. Menu: A set of user-selectable choices.
Next, can we reference video description as at least once in definition,
"video description" also referred to as "audio description", to make the
bridge to this term. Personally video description makes more sense to
me anyway but this would eliminate any confusion, or at least have
language to hang the change on.
1194.24(f) as proposed seems to me that it can be written more as:
When synchronized audio and video content includes interactive elements,
and is presented on a closed system such as consumer electronics media
player, interactive elements must include audio output as a default
access method to allow people with visual disabilities to navigate the
We could recommend for now that DVD, HDVD, and BLU-Ray media must
include audio alternatives for interactive elements that is changed to
match navigation as well. I think we just need to write what we want
clearly, and not make this a leap of logic to figure out.
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