4G Accessible Multimedia & Captioning for the Web
The ADA. The Rehabilitation Act. The 21st Century Video Accessibility Act. These and more laws govern the distribution of more accessible video and multimedia content through the web. But there are still large holes on the web where videos exist without quality captions or audio description tracks. Join me to learn more about the policy environment around accessible multimedia on the web. With some policy knowledge as a basis, we will focus on some of the captioning how-to’s. There are many tools and techniques available that make captioning web-based video relatively inexpensive. We will talk about some of those and discuss some of the funding models that entities have used to help to make sure that web-based video is more accessible.