5.1.3.2: Auditory output delivery including speech

Where auditory output is provided as non-visual access to closed functionality, the auditory output shall be delivered:

a) either directly by a mechanism included in or provided with the ICT;

b) or by a personal headset that can be connected through a 3,5 mm audio jack, or an industry standard connection, without requiring the use of vision.

Notes

  1. Mechanisms included in or provided with ICT may be, but are not limited to, a loudspeaker, a built-in handset/headset, or other industry standard coupled peripheral
  2. An industry standard connection could be a wireless connection.
  3. Some users may benefit from the provision of an inductive loop.

Testing methods

 

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. Auditory output is provided as non-visual access to closed functionality.
Procedure
  1. Check that the auditory output is delivered by a mechanism included in or provided with the ICT.
  2. Check that the auditory output is delivered by a personal headset that can be connected through a 3,5 mm audio jack or an industry standard connection without requiring the use of vision.
Result Pass: Check 1 or 2 is true 
Fail: Checks 1 and 2 are false

Requirement details

Reference number: 5.1.3.2

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