Spoken Pronunciation Task Force Teleconference

29 September 2021


Alan_, Dee, IrfanA, janina, JF, PaulG

Meeting minutes

Agenda Review & Announcements

<janina> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-announce/2021JulSep/0005.html

janina: APA has published synchronization accessibility user requirements

which is fiscal cycle of the publications

<PaulG> https://talkinginterfaces.org/TPAC2021

janina: Roy will add this video on APA page

PaulG: take a look on the video and provide the comments

TPAC meetings and other conference

PaulG: hope everyone has registered and blocked your calendar as per the schedule

<janina> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Meetings/TPAC_2021

IrfanA: discussed at ARIA working group meeting to have a discussion with browser vendors to expose SSML in a11y tree. James and Jonnie agreed to block a time.

janina: will add an agenda and share the details

mhakkinen: it was slide deck which was reviewed by several people including Jeff. Its more minute in length.

mhakkinen: AccessU, we need to register in-order to get accepted.

Irfan will have register and follow up with the organizers to check the schedule

<JF> FWIW, the conference organizer = howard.kramer@colorado.edu

PaulG: Irfan will follow up on this

mhakkinen: ATIA conference... issue is that they are gong to require presenter in-person. I have approval for travel. One option is that we can remove people from the list who cannot make in-person

mhakkinen: I will check with ATIA people and get back to you about presenters

Dee: we have got IMSGlobal conference next week. Mark, Irfan, and Dee are working on this.

mhakkinen: we have a dry run on Friday

mhakkinen: there is another Web Innovation week by w3c starting next week. Topic is educational tech and I am joining with other presenters where I will be taking about accessibility but I will bring pronunciation topic.

mhakkinen: pronunciation work is important

janina: another symposium, media production in cloud which is available on w3 home page. This symposium could be another avenue

<ran> https://www.w3.org/2021/03/media-production-workshop/

janina: amazon is doing described videos using TTS which is little controversial for some blind people.

mhakkinen: someone is manually authoring the scene description which will be read by amazon poly voice. seems interesting

mhakkinen: they could use SSML to enhance it

janina: I can find more details and post it to the list.

Github Issues and post TPAC

irfan will work on github issues this week and action

PaulG: I am halfway to my task and will be done next week. which will address and close #91 issue.

PaulG: we do not have any new issue

Other Business

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