Video technology company EEG focuses on cloud workflow products for closed captioning, accessibility and metadata processing applications. It will be exhibiting at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 14.B35 and will be featuring several products, including: Lexi Local, its newest product that offers automatic, live captioning on-premises and off the cloud. (Lexi Local is soon-to-be […]
With the recent hurricanes and last night’s tragedy in Las Vegas, the FCC Public Notice issued last week reminding all video programmers of the importance of making emergency information accessible to all viewers seems very timely. The public notice serves as a good refresher on all of the obligations of video programmers designed to make emergency information available to members of the viewing audience who may have auditory or visual impairments that may make this information harder to receive.
Tom Wlodkowski has sculpted tech for people with disabilities for 25 years. A lifetime of experience being blind didn’t hurt, except for the times he fell off his bike.
TV stations have in the past few years been hit with many requirements for making their programming — especially emergency information — accessible to all people within their service areas. Two deadlines loom in the very short term that stations need to remember.