— dave nold (@cheapsurrealist) January 1, 2016
“DREDF hopes that this is the beginning of opening the Internet for our country’s 48 million deaf and hard of hearing individuals in streamed entertainment, education, government benefits, and more. We’re so pleased that Netflix worked jointly with plaintiffs to devise a reasonable and workable way to achieve 100% captioning. The Decree is a model for the streaming entertainment industry.” – Arlene Mayerson
Last week, Amazon decided to not put up a fight and agreed to caption 100% of it’s massive inventory by December 31, 2016.
The trend is heartening.
Next stop: Audio Description.
Memories from the 10th Anniversary of the ADA
I’m pleased to be a part of this project.
— DREDF (@DREDF) July 14, 2015
The first batch of interviews has been released.
The next batch is scheduled for this coming Monday July, 20th.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I have some captioning to do.
I came upon this little tidbit: The “Julia Child cooking show was the first program to be broadcast with dialogue captions.”