Understanding Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

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Intent of Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

The intent of this Success Criterion is to provide people who are blind or visually impaired access to a synchronized media presentation beyond that which can be provided by standard audio description. This is done by periodically freezing the synchronized media presentation and playing additional audio description. The synchronized media presentation is then resumed.

Because it disrupts viewing for those who do not need the additional description, techniques that allow you to turn the feature on and off are often provided. Alternately, versions with and without the additional description can be provided.

Benefits of Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Examples of Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Resources for Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Techniques for Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Sufficient Techniques for Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

  1. Providing a movie with extended audio descriptions using one of the following:

Additional Techniques (Advisory) for Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Common Failures for Extended Audio Description (Prerecorded)