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Re: Captioning Compliance

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From: Karla Kmetz
Date: Mar 28, 2013 6:51AM


Thank you everyone for these resources! So very helpful!


On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:29 PM, John E Brandt < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> We just did a webinar about captioning and I pulled these resources
> together:
>
> Are there standards or guidelines for providing captions?
> http://www.washington.edu/accessit/articles?1201
>
> Captioning Key from The Described and Captioned Media Program
> http://www.dcmp.org/captioningkey/
>
> Media Access Group at WGBH Boston - Suggested Styles and Conventions for
> Closed Captioning
>
> http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/pages/mag/services/captioning/faq/sugg-styles-conv
> -faq.html
>
> http://ncam.wgbh.org/invent_build/web_multimedia/accessible-digital-media-gu
> ide/adm-guidelines-appendices#ADM_Guidelines:_Appendix_3
>
> If you're from/in Canada....;-)
> http://www.dcmp.org/caai/nadh20.pdf
>
> If you're from Down Under!
>
> http://www.mediaaccess.org.au/practical-web-accessibility/media/caption-guid
> elines
>
> and, always worthy of a read
> Captioning Sucks
> http://captioningsucks.com/standards/
>
>
>
> ~j
>
> John E. Brandt
> www.jebswebs.com
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
> 207-622-7937
> Augusta, Maine, USA
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Karla Kmetz
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 4:04 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] Captioning Compliance
>
> Hi All,
>
> I am trying to make sure that our lecture videos offer captions that are
> compliant with recommended/required standards.
>
> So far, I have this information from TechSmith for ADA compliant
> captions<
> http://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-mac-compliant-captions.h
> tml>:
>
>
> - One to three lines of text appear onscreen all at once, stay there for
> three to seven seconds, and are then replaced by another caption.
> - Timed to synchronize with the audio.
> - Do not cover up graphics and other essential visual elements of the
> picture.
> - Require the use of upper and lowercase letters.
> - Use a font similar to Helvetica medium.
> - Have good resolution.
> - Include not more than 32-characters-per-line.
>
> Does anyone know if this is the information I should go by, or if there are
> newer, more comprehensive standards available?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Karla
>
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Distance Learning and Instructional Media
Services<http://www.nelson.usf.edu/dlearn/online.html>;
University of South Florida St. Petersburg, POY 238
Phone: 727-873-4474
Check out our blog <http://usfspdistancelearning.wordpress.com/>; for news,
strategies, and events.

*"Technology is revealing more clearly to us now what has always been a
truth, that everyone has something rare and powerful to offer our society."
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