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Request for comments: International standards on audio description programming (DTS 20071-21)

Beverley Milligan (of Media Access Canada) is seeking input on a "guidance document" being proposed for adoption by the International Standards Organization (ISO) surrounding described video programming. The expectation of those working on this standard is that, in the future, broadcasters in Canada and elsewhere will require that those providing described video programming services be, at a minimum, ISO-certified, and that this guideline document will help to ensure consistency in descriptive practices.

The draft is available as a Microsoft Word document at the following URL: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/sites/aebc/files/docs/bb/2793/ISO-IEC_DTS_20071-%2021.doc

Comments and feedback must be submitted to Bev (mac@mediac.ca) no later than the end of June.

Archival Date: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
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