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Re: accessible Flash-based media player with streamlined captioning capability


From: Jared Smith
Date: Nov 25, 2009 8:50AM

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:

> What else are you seeing?

Yes, the audio description and sign language features of the JW Player
certainly can enhance accessibility for people that want those
features. If you're just looking for a standard, accessible player,
there's not much difference between the ones we've discussed. But the
JW Player offers tremendous amounts of customization, skins, a very
cool display wizard
(http://www.longtailvideo.com/support/jw-player-setup-wizard), file
protection, playlists, plugins
(http://www.longtailvideo.com/addons/plugins) and many other features
that might be useful. Perhaps best of all, it's free and open source,
unlike the FLVPlayback and FLVPlaybackCaptioning which comes with
Flash CS4.