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Re: Transcript usage


From: Andrews, David B (DEED)
Date: Jul 26, 2017 1:37PM

I agree -- it depends. I would mostly use audio but might use transcript to speed it up, to search for something, for a small file I could take somewhere else, or if audio was difficult to understand.


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-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Maya Sellon
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:53 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] Transcript usage

Hi all,
A question popped up in a project I'm working on that I answered with "it depends", but I wanted to ask you all as well: how do people (especially screen reader users) use video transcripts? Do they use them instead of the video? Or to somehow support the video after they've listened to it?

I pointed out that it's not just low vision users who use transcripts and that I think it really depends on the task the user is carrying out, but would be very interested and grateful to hear from this group.

Thanks in advance!
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