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New (accessible) Vimeo player


From: Whitney Quesenbery
Date: Jan 24, 2014 10:17AM

Vimeo has just announced that their new player has been released. It's in
HTML 5 and the announcement says:

Fully Accessible
We doubled down on accessibility, with full keyboard navigation and WCAG2AA
support, and better support for screen readers.

Closed captions & subtitles support!
Just go to your video’s settings page, upload your caption file, and it
will be available in the player. They’re supported in all desktop players,
Mobile Safari on iOS 7, Chrome on Android tablets, and Kindle Fire, for
now. We’re working hard to bring them to other platforms and devices as
soon as we can.

Full announcement with an example of the player on the page:

More about captions and subtitles:

Has anyone tried it out?

Whitney Quesenbery
www.wqusability.com | @whitneyq


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