Answer: The 5,000 pound gorilla in the back of the room. From Wikipedia: “Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and… Continue Reading What is audio description?
Probably the most common accessibility error found on websites and digital documents is the absence of an Alternative Description for images and other “objects.” The Alternative Description – sometimes called the “ALT tag” – is a piece of meta code that provides information about the image so that people with… Continue Reading Alternative Descriptions comes to Twitter
A year or so ago, I was meeting with a group of disability coordinators from the state college system and I was speaking about new and exciting assistive technologies and services that were just over the horizon. I mentioned some “chatter” I had been reading about, something that Google was… Continue Reading Will ‘ALT Tags’ soon be a thing of the past?