Northeast ADA Center E-Blast: April 28, 2016

FCC Proposes to Expand Video Description Rules/FCC propone ampliar las reglas de Descripción de vídeo

FCC Proposes to Expand Video Description Rules

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that recommends to expand availability of, and access to video described programming.  This proposal is intended to ensure that individuals who are blind will have the key elements of television programming narrated to them, enabling said individuals to follow along with programming.  In 2011, the Commission reinstated rules that require some television broadcast stations to provide video description for a portion of the video programming that they offer to consumers on television.  Since their initial adoption, the video description rules have provided substantial benefits to persons who are blind or visually impaired by making television programming more accessible.  This Notice looks to expand overall accessibility by enacting several changes that will increase the amount of video described programming, as well as the number of networks providing the service.

Read more at: http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2016/db0331/DOC-338677A1.pdf


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