Thread Subject: Re: User Controls - Captioning & Video Description
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From: Gregg Vanderheiden
Date: Mon, Nov 05 2007 8:55 PM
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There is already a provision that says that apps should respect system
settings. So what you suggest (which is a good idea) would be true. But
many cannot find those settings (see Microsoft study) so having the control
on the players is also important.
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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> Subject: Re: [teitac-video] User Controls - Captioning &
> Video Description
> The language seems to be drifting towards an assumption that
> enabling accessibility is required to be on a program
> (content) by program basis, and that a UI which enabled the
> user to set 'preferences'
> (when a program offers captions, I would like to see them),
> is less recognized. I assume that actually people with
> accessibility needs would *rather* configure their needs into
> the system just once, and after that have it 'do the right
> thing'. Or am I missing something?
> David Singer
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