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FCC proposes making TV menus accessible to blind

Date added: Monday, August 5, 2013

Federal regulators (in the U.S.) are proposing rules to make cable and television menus accessible to the blind and visually impaired.  The proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will require that users have an option have onscreen menus read out loud, helping the blind understand what's playing on different channels. Cable and satellite menus, as well as other devices, will have to comply with the new rule once it is finalized.

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