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Re: accessible youtube player that has a "show captions" option


From: Vincent Young
Date: Aug 26, 2011 9:57AM

Sandy, We will be coming out with a new version of the jwplayer controller
in the coming weeks. We will be adding some more accessibility features
including the ability to easily implement youtube videos.
On Aug 26, 2011 11:47 AM, "Sandy" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> You should be able to set the captions to play by default, but as you
>> suggest, you can not turn them on or off from the API provided.
>> Check out the JWPlayer. It's pretty good and will play YouTube videos.
>> http://www.longtailvideo.com/players
>> The most accessible one I have found is the JWPlayer Controller. (a dojo
>> wrapper around the JWPlayer)
>> http://wac.osu.edu/examples/jwpc/
>> But both these are restricted by the API into YouTube and can not control
>> the CC button.
> Donald, thanks!