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Re: New (accessible) Vimeo player


From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Jan 24, 2014 11:14AM

It worked well when I tested it with VoiceOver on OS X and iOS. It would be great if they’d add a checkbox on their advanced search to filter results that have closed captions.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist

On Jan 24, 2014, at 11:17 AM, Whitney Quesenbery < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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:
> http://vimeo.com/blog/post:606
> More about captions and subtitles:
> https://vimeo.com/help/faq/managing-your-videos/captions-and-subtitles
> Has anyone tried it out?
> Whitney Quesenbery
> www.wqusability.com | @whitneyq
> Books:
> - A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User
> Experiences<http://rosenfeldmedia.com/books/a-web-for-everyone/>;
> - Storytelling for User
> Experience<http://www.rosenfeldmedia.com/books/storytelling>;
> - Global UX: Design and research in a connected
> world<http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/012378591X/>;
> > >