Rule MEDIA-2
Video objects must have synchronized text captions.

Description

Best Practice Type: Manual Check

Video objects must have synchronized text captions.

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Associated Accessibility Guidelines and Standards

Guideline or
Standard
Requirement Priority Test
Type
IITAA 7.1 Provide synchronized captions for all multimedia that contains essential auditory information when it is provided to the public and/or required to be viewed by employees. Required Violation
Section 508 1194.22 (b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation. Required Violation
WCAG 1.0 1.4 For any time-based multimedia presentation (e.g., a movie or animation), synchronize equivalent alternatives (e.g., captions or auditory descriptions of the visual track) with the presentation. Required Violation
WCAG 2.0 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) Required Violation

Examples

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Testsuite Tests

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