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Reason & Solution for the need to provide alternatives for "Audio and Video Files "
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Provide Alternatives for Audio and Video Files
Reason: Users who have hearing
loss or have computers with no audio capability cannot benefit from audio
files. Users who cannot see,
have low vision, or have computers unable to show video cannot benefit
from video files. Deaf users or users that own computers with no sound
capability cannot benefit from audio coming from video files.
Solution: Provide a descriptive
text for an audio link and transcription of the audio file. Provide audio descriptions,
transcripts, or captioning for video files.
Video Caption ~
Audio Description of a Video (brought to you by WebAim, Web Accessibility in Mind http://www.webaim.org/) ~
Select the following mp3 link to listen to a short sample of an audio description of a beginning of a movie - http://www.webaim.org/techniques/captions/media/audiodesc.mp3
Video captioning applications can be found on the Internet. MAGpie is one of the better known captioning applications. You can also contact the UH Kokua office for additional information on resources for captioning and transcribing at (808) 956-7511 or visit their website using the following text link: http://www.hawaii.edu/kokua/