Audio description is film for the visually impaired. Also known as an audio film, audiodescription provides an audio description for visually impaired people during pauses in the dialogue of an audiovisual content.
An audio description is produced in three stages: The script with the text of the description must be created, then the text must be translated into sound (phonetize). The last step is the integration of the spoken text into the film.
04 May 2023
making an existent video accessible
The office for the rights of persons with disabilities of the canton of Basel-Stadt has asked people with disabilities to talk about their everyday difficulties in a video. The aim: making the video accessible for everyone. SWISS TXT has been assigned to this task.
18 May 2020
CONTENT4ALL wins the NAB Technology Innovation Award 2020
SWISS TXT is proud to be part of the EU-research project «Content4All» that has received the renowned «NAB Technology Innovation Award».
15 December 2016
swisstxt.ch has received the certification level AA of WCAG 2.0 for accessibility from the foundation « Access-for-All ». SWISS TXT is committed to making this website accessible to the broadest possible audience, regardless of technology or physical capability. We make every effort to ensure our website is accessible to people with special needs, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments.
24 November 2016
How can blind people
Audiodescription is an important part of the public service and enables visually impaired and blind people access to TV content. What is audiodescription, how is it produced, and what benefits can it offer?