7.1.3: Preservation of captioning

Where ICT transmits, converts or records video with synchronized audio, it shall preserve caption data such that it can be displayed in a manner consistent with clauses 7.1.1 and 7.1.2.

Additional presentational aspects of the text such as screen position, text colours, text style and text fonts may convey meaning, based on regional conventions. Altering these presentational aspects could change the meaning and should be avoided wherever possible.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions 1. The ICT transmits converts or records video with synchronized audio.
Procedure 1. Check that the ICT preserves caption data such that it can be displayed in a manner consistent with 7.1.1 and 7.1.2.
Result Pass: Checks 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false 

Requirement details

Reference number: 7.1.3

Related requirements

Related functional statements

Related technical requirements

No related technical requirements are associated with this technical requirement