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Ofcom: New guidelines to improve VoD access services

Ofcom has announced changes to its Access Services Code and associated best practice guidelines, to improve the accessibility of TV and on-demand programmes for UK audiences. Access services include subtitles, signing and audio description. They help people with access needs, including blind and deaf people and those with sight and hearing loss, to understand and […]

April 15, 2024

Research: Audio Description services inconsistent

A research report relating to services used by the vision impaired to access television content has been released at an event hosted by Ireland’s newly-established media regulator Coimisiún na Meán. Entitled Investigating a Standardised Approach to Setting Audio Description Dip Values, the aim of the research is to understand better the relationship between audio-described TV programme […]

June 27, 2023