On August 1, 2022, the FCC granted the request of Peloton Interactive, Inc. (Peloton) to withdraw its petition requesting a limited waiver of the Commission’s rules requiring the accessibility of user interfaces on covered digital apparatus.  The American Council of the Blind (ACB), Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), Helen Keller National Center for DeafBlind Youths and Adults (HKNC), National Association of the Deaf (NAD), and Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc. (TDI) have indicated support for the withdrawal request.

Public Notice:
URL:    https://www.fcc.gov/document/media-bureau-dismisses-peloton-waiver-petition  
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-22-809A1.docx  
PDF:    https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-22-809A1.pdf   
Text:   https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-22-809A1.txt

Information on the CVAA’s requirements for accessible user interfaces on covered equipment is available at: https://www.fcc.gov/television-and-set-top-box-controls-menus-program-guides.   For specific information about this petition, contact Diana Sokolow, Policy Division, Media Bureau, at 202-418-0588 or Diana.Sokolow@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).

Wednesday, August 3, 2022