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Re: resources on and examples of audio description


From: E.J. Zufelt
Date: May 20, 2010 7:45AM

Good morning,

Take a look at http://capscribe.ca/ Charles Silverman is involved with this organization and is probably one of the best to contact for information on audio description, including automated audio description as mentioned by Carin.

Everett Zufelt

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On 2010-05-20, at 8:38 AM, Carin Headrick wrote:

> I don't know how much help this could be, but there was a guy from I think
> the University of Toronto who was developing an audio description method
> where you could write the description, and then an electronic voice read it.
> I don't understand the technical details of it, but if you could find him,
> I'm sure he does. His name is Charles Silverman.
> Carin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jennison Mark Asuncion" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:26 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] resources on and examples of audio description
> Hello,
> I'd appreciate folks assistance on the following items relative to WCAG
> 2.0 checkpoint 1.2.5 (level AA) in where audio descriptions must be
> provided for video content in situations where the audio track doesn't
> convey this.
> 1. resources on the process of developing/producing audio descriptions
> 2. examples of sites that have implemented audio description
> I would also value any first-hand experience from folks who have
> implemented audio description.
> Jennison