The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) include many different success criteria regarding digital accessibility. Which ones are specific to making accessible multimedia? In this article, we will take a quick look at WCAG guidance related to accessible multimedia. Specifically, we’ll look at audio and video content. 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A) Information conveyed… Continue Reading Accessible Multimedia and the WCAG
Captions and Audio Descriptions
Are you trying to make sure your videos are accessible to all users, but aren’t sure exactly what’s needed? In this article, we’ll discuss captions and audio descriptions. We’ll cover what they are, who they benefit, and when they should be used. Captions Captions are a text version of the audio content in a video,… Continue Reading Captions and Audio Descriptions
Audio Accessibility and Equal Access
One might believe that people living with a hearing disability don’t really suffer from web accessibility problems since they can see the images, use a mouse, navigate the site, and read the content on the web page just fine, right? Websites are increasingly consisting of video and multimedia content. Continue Reading Audio Accessibility and Equal Access
Blindness Awareness Month: How Screen Readers and Magnifiers Work
Screen readers and magnifiers help people living with sight-related disabilities perform many essential tasks on computers, laptops and mobile devices.
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