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RE: embedding video

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From: John E. Brandt
Date: May 26, 2006 2:00PM


As far as I can tell, this site does NOT meet accessibility standards. There
is a requirement in all of the standards that audio components have a
synchronized caption and/or a transcript. And as far as I could see, this
video has neither. WebXact showed a bunch of other errors as well.

BTW, there is nothing wrong with embedded video or audio as long as you
provide the alternatives.

~j

John E. Brandt
Augusta, Maine USA
www.jebswebs.com <http://www.jebswebs.com/>;




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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Connie Robinette
Sent: Monday, May 22, 2006 11:12 AM
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Subject: [WebAIM] embedding video



I am aware that in the past, embedded video was not accessible. I was
wondering if things had changed...

I had seen this PBS site and noticed that they were dealing with embedded
videos in html but in a highly flexible and colorful way. I should like to
use this approach if it is accessible. Can anyone give me some advice
please?

http://pbskids.org/fetch/show/video/preview.html

Thank you...

Connie