Audio and Visual Media

Are there captions? Is there a transcript? How accessible is the media player?

Synopsis of Accessibility Guidelines

Adapted from WebAIM's Web Accessibility Principles

Caption Audiovisual Media

Please refer to WebAIM's Captions, Transcripts, and Audio Descriptions

  • ŸVideos must have captions. ŸCaptions must be synchronized, equivalent, and accessible.

Closed Captioning Symbol

Captioning Standards

 

Self-Captioning Tools

FLV/MP4 Files

Vimeo Videos

YouTube Videos

Captioning Vendors

  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through Cielo24
  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through 3Play Media
  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through CaptionSync

Provide Transcripts for Audio Files

Please refer to WebAIM's Captions, Transcripts, and Audio Descriptions

  • Audio files must be accompanied by a transcript. Transcripts must be equivalent and accessible.

Transcribing Vendors

  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through Cielo24
  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through 3Play Media
  • Obtain a caption file/transcript through CaptionSync