Emergency Access Advisory Committee Meeting
May 27, 2011
The Emergency Access Advisory Committee (EAAC), an FCC advisory committee required by the Twenty-...
Video Relay Services
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Background Video Relay Service (VRS) is a form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) that...
Video Descriptions and the Digital Television Transition
October 8, 2014 (Reviewed)
IF YOU USED VIDEO DESCRIPTIONS TO ACCESS ANALOG TELEVISION PROGRAMMING, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF...
Speech-To-Speech Relay Service
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
Speech-to-Speech (STS) is one form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). TRS is a service...
Closed Captioning on Television
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen...
Closed Captioning for Digital Television (DTV)
October 30, 2014 (Updated)
Closed captioning is an assistive technology that allows persons with hearing disabilities to...
Closed Captioning and Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes for Viewing Free Over-the-Air Programming on Analog Televisions
October 29, 2014 (Updated)
The digital television (DTV) transition refers to the switch from analog to digital broadcast...
Accessibility of Emergency Information on Television
February 13, 2015 (Updated)
FCC rules require broadcasters and cable operators to make local emergency information accessible...
Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
May 2, 2011
In compliance with the recently enacted Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility...
Video Programming Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting
April 28, 2011
The purpose of the VPAAC is to develop recommendations on closed captioning of Internet programming...