Thread Subject: Re: text transcripts for video-descriptions
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From: Larry Goldberg
Date: Thu, Aug 02 2007 1:25 PM
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Yes, that was the discussion - but we never really talked it out thoroughly,
so I was surprised to see the alternative enshrined in the final draft.
Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I can understand why, but I think that part of the discussion started
> around the question that if we lower the bar for audio description we
> might have a better final result, even if the method is not as good.
> This was based on the observation that there is very little audio
> description of video on federal sites.
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> [mailto: = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ] On Behalf Of
>> Larry Goldberg
>> Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 2:47 PM
>> To: TEITAC AV list
>> Subject: Re: [teitac-video] text transcripts for video-descriptions
>> I agree and propose deleting the phrase, "or a separate text
>> description of the video," from #2, leaving:
>> 2. materials containing prerecorded video with concurrent
>> audio must provide synchronized audio descriptions to convey
>> the informational content of the video.
>> - Larry
>> Hoffman, Allen wrote:
>>> I might have missed this, and discussion, but I don't feel
>>> allow text transcripts as video description under #2.
>>> 6.2-C - Video Description
>>> All materials containing video and/or audio, regardless of format,
>>> that contain visual information necessary for the
>> comprehension of the
>>> content, must comply with the following:
>>> list of 3 items
>>> 1. materials containing prerecorded video and no original audio or
>>> other additional time-based content must provide either a separate
>>> text description of the video or provide an additional
>> audio track to
>>> convey the informational content of the video.
>>> 2. materials containing prerecorded video with concurrent
>> audio must
>>> provide synchronized audio descriptions, or a separate text
>>> description of the video, to convey the informational
>> content of the
>>> 3. materials containing live video must provide synchronized audio
>>> descriptions in real time to convey the informational
>> content of the
>>> list end
>>> Allen Hoffman -- = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = ; v: 202-447-0303
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