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Re: Web video preferences.


From: Cameron Cundiff
Date: Oct 25, 2013 12:56PM

Avoid Livestream, the player is not keyboard accessible. Youtube seems
strong, especially for its support for captioning and automated
transcription (though make sure to clean up any voice recognition

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Shuttlesworth, Rachel
< <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:

> I received the message below from a college on our campus. Which web-based
> players do you prefer? Also, are there any that allow viewers to turn
> on-off video descriptions as well as captions?
> Thanks for any ideas,
> Rachel
> Hello,
> We are looking to migrate several videos to a web based service like
> YouTube, Vimeo, etc...
> I wanted to check if there is preferred web based service that will
> support closed captioning and any other requirements for our students with
> special needs.
> I know that Vimeo currently does not support closed captions but is
> currently working toward a solution.
> Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
> Director, Emerging Technology
> Center for Instructional Technology
> University of Alabama
> > > >