Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Audio description translates TV action for people without full sight

Television can help with social interaction for the visually impaired
Digital television's new audio-description capabilities might revolutionize the medium for people with visual impairments, says Britain's Royal National Institute of Blind People. About 86% of those surveyed said they would watch more TV programming if the availability of the service, which describes action and nonverbal communication, was expanded. BBC

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