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


From: Sandy
Date: Aug 26, 2011 10:03AM

Vincent, this sounds really promising.
Will users be able to tab to controls and turn captioning on and off?


> 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.

> >> 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