Chapter 14. Making Video Accessible

With the proliferation of video on the Web, access to information is getting easier (for most). The challenge is when an individual has an auditory impairment. The challenge with most Web video is that so much of the information is available only in the audio track. This is why there has been such a big push to make video more accessible.

There are two reasons to give everyone equal access to information: The first is simple, it’s the right thing to do (and in some cases it’s even the law). You need to do whatever you can to make video accessible to as many people as possible. This chapter shows you several measures you can take to greatly improve accessibility.

The second reason? Accessible video can be highly ...

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