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audio description

n
(Broadcasting) a facility provided for visually impaired people in which a film, television programme, or play is described through audio technology
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Among their topics are how to be an Indian in Canada, How to Be Indie in Italy: dubbing a television sitcom for teenagers; whether shot changes really induce the rereading of subtitles; watching translated audiovisuals: whether age really matters; audio description crisis points: the idea of common European audio description guidelines revisited; and developing subtitling for the deaf and the hard-of-hearing in Turkey.
The standard solution for providing that equivalent content since the 1970s has been Audio Description (AD), an additional channel of audio narration during natural pauses in the video's native audio.
It offers hearing assistance, audio description and a portable display unit for closed captioning.
Compatible on both IOS and Android, the CinemaConnect application can be conveniently downloaded directly to your smartphone and offer hearing assistance, audio description and a portable display unit for closed captioning.
The Turnbull Government has announced the formation of an Audio Description Working Group to examine options for increasing the availability of audio description services in Australia, following the ABCs recent trial on iview.
Use subtitles if an audio description is not possible due to noise eg how to use a fire extinguisher, how to drill a hole in the wall.
1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.
As a positive step towards integrating visually impaired children into larger society, the first animated film with live audio description will be screened at Zawya, in cooperation with the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and Masreya Media.
It is the aim of this paper to review said literature and suggest a similar framework applicable to the field of audio description (AD).
The term audio description refers to the spoken commentary that is added to film soundtracks to enable visually impaired people to follow the action on the screen by supplementing the information that is already available from character dialogue and other parts of the soundtrack.
Yalinalp explained that the management team was keen to provide the latest Turkish and international films which won awards, noting that the new features of audio description and sign language were prepared three months ago.
The substitution of the analogue signal [with] the digital enables besides of (sic) better image and sound quality, additional features such as interactivity, audio description and subtitling for people with visual and audio impairments.