11.2.2.4: Audio description or media alternative (pre-recorded)

Where ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface which is closed to assistive technologies for screen reading, it shall meet requirement 5.1.3.7 (Speech output for video information).

Notes

One of the options available to authors as a means to meet clause 11.2.1.4 is providing a media alternative that is text, which necessarily relies on a connected assistive technology to be presented. Clause 5.1.3.7 addresses that same need when functionality is closed to screen reading.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface.
  2. The user interface is closed to assistive technologies for screen reading.
  3. Speech output is provided as non-visual access to non-text content displayed on closed functionality.
Procedure
  1. Check that the speech output presents equivalent information for the pre-recorded video content.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.2.2.4

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