Sound design

Deaf folks used to get pretty much a free pass through the Internet, since there was minimal sound-only content. This changed with innovations such as podcasts. Now audio has become ubiquitous enough that people are starting to look at recommending techniques for indexing and navigating information for a modality that is presented in a strictly linear fashion. We haven’t yet been able to access the full article, but we’re curious to know whether these techniques will involve any speech-to-text conversion, and whether this text can be exposed at least for Deaf individuals and anyone who benefits from simultaneous audio and visual presentation.

Usability News: Can You Hear Me Now?

This entry was posted in Cognitively impaired, Compatibility with AT, Content, Deaf, Information management, Redundant output, Speech-to-text, Theories, models, frameworks. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *