7 · Video/animations - audio descriptions

Web 2.0 Services

For those who have visual impairments offering alternatives for animations or videos where there are long scenes with no descriptive dialogue is essential. This is particularly true if they are an important part of the web service content. Additional text transcripts and audio descriptions can make this type of media accessible.

Outcomes

This test has 5 possible outcomes.

N/A Not applicable
0% No audio description offered or no option to add when uploading.
33% Possible to access short text summary (number of characters may be restricted) or add when uploading.
67% Possible to access audio description or full text description or add when uploading.
100% Can access extended audio description with text description or included within media. 

Disabilities

The results of this test are taken into account when calculating accessibility scores for the following disabilities.

Techniques

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References

This test aims to provide coverage of the following section of best practice.

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WCAG 2.0 1.2 Provide alternatives for time-based media. More Info