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Re: accessibility and podcasting


From: Tim Beadle
Date: Jun 29, 2007 3:30AM

On 29/06/07, Jennison Asuncion < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Are there any best practices re creating podcasts that are accessible
> which folks would be willing to share?

"There is another problem, which is that right now audio files can't
be indexed and searched. That problem is secondary to the
accessibility issue but, as with so many accessibility solutions, a
fix will benefit everybody.

I started looking into podcast transcription services. The most
intriguing one I found was a site called Casting Words. It uses
Amazon's Mechanical Turk API to farm out the task of transcribing the
audio content."