What Does Accessibility Mean for Multimedia?

A presentation at WPCampus 2021 Online by Carie Fisher

Carie Fisher

Carie Fisher

Agenda

Agenda

01 Intro to Multimedia & WCAG

01 Intro to Multimedia & WCAG

Accessibility Talks (a11yTalks)

Accessibility Talks (a11yTalks)

Multimedia Types & WCAG Requirements

Multimedia Types & WCAG Requirements

02 What Are Captions?

02 What Are Captions?

Captions...

Captions...

Example of Open & Closed Captions

Example of Open & Closed Captions

Example of Captions (language view)

Example of Captions (language view)

Example of Captions (edit view)

Example of Captions (edit view)

Auto-Captioning

Auto-Captioning

Example of Bad Captions

Example of Bad Captions

WCAG Requirements for Captions

WCAG Requirements for Captions

03 What Are Transcripts?

03 What Are Transcripts?

Transcripts...

Transcripts...

Example Transcript (landscape)

Example Transcript (landscape)

Example Transcript (portrait)

Example Transcript (portrait)

WCAG Requirements for Transcripts

WCAG Requirements for Transcripts

04 What Are Audio Descriptions?

04 What Are Audio Descriptions?

Audio Descriptions...

Audio Descriptions...

Example Audio Description

Example Audio Description

Example Audio Description

Example Audio Description

WCAG Requirements for Audio Descriptions

WCAG Requirements for Audio Descriptions

WCAG Requirements for Extended Descriptions

WCAG Requirements for Extended Descriptions

05 What Is Sign Language Interpretation?

05 What Is Sign Language Interpretation?

Sign Language Interpretation...

Sign Language Interpretation...

Example of Sign Language Interpretation

Example of Sign Language Interpretation

WCAG Requirements for Sign Language

WCAG Requirements for Sign Language

06 Tips & Tricks for Multimedia

06 Tips & Tricks for Multimedia

Steps for Making Your Multimedia Accessible

Steps for Making Your Multimedia Accessible

Presentation Tips

Presentation Tips

Quote

Quote

Questions?

Questions?

As a digital accessibility consultant and trainer, I often get asked about accessibility regulations and best practices when it comes to videos and live events - especially now that so many conferences and meetings have gone virtual. As we embrace our new normal - what should we consider when it comes to creating videos and live streaming events with inclusivity in mind? What does accessibility mean for multimedia?

This session will cover:

  • WCAG accessibility requirements for different types of multimedia
  • Captioning/Transcript do’s and don’ts
  • Audio descriptions vs Extended audio descriptions
  • Sign language interpretation for live events
  • Tips and tricks on how to make your video or live-stream more inclusive

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