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Re: automated tests of multimedia


From: Karl Groves
Date: Jul 27, 2015 1:59PM

One of the challenges with testing multimedia is that most of it can't
(couldn't) be reliably tested. Up until recently most players were
Flash based. That's changed thanks to HTML5 and I'm betting you'll
see multimedia testing soon. ;-)

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:41 AM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I've been looking at many of the automated test suites, trying to find
> one that can do automated tests of multimedia: are the controls in this
> HTML 5 media player accessible; are there captions on this video; there
> appears to be an audio so a human should manually check for transcript.
> That kind of thing. I haven't found any of the automated tools that
> have that functionality. Am I missing some? Ideally I want something I
> can integrate into unittests, although I understand that a lot of
> accessibility testing is on the order of "hey developer, go check this
> and make sure it works!"
> Deborah Kaplan
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> > > > --

Karl Groves
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