[BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes

David damawson at hotmail.co.uk
Sun Apr 13 12:02:44 BST 2014


Hi I am using window-eyes not Jaws.  I have tried B for finding buttons 
but only get search, tv favourites and report issue.  Any ideas what I 
am doing wrong please.

Dave

On 12/04/2014 16:47, Darran Ross wrote:
> Have you guys got JAWS set to recognise Flash Movies?
>
> If you have, it should just be a case of hitting letter b until you 
> land on the Play button to begin. It really is as straight-forward as 
> that. But JAWS must be set to recognise flash, otherwise you'll not 
> find that play button.
>
>
> Darran
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Griffith" 
> <d.griffith at btinternet.com>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes
>
>
>> No I have exactly the same problems. Udin Jaws 14 Windows 7 and IE 11.
>>
>> I think the BBC have messed up accessibility on the site again.
>>
>> David Griffith
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
>> Sent: 11 April 2014 23:28
>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes
>>
>> Hi Henny thanks to you and the others who have replied on this one.  I
>> accessed the Iplayer quite easily and found the link to audio described
>> content. I could not find any categorisation between signed and audio
>> described.  I seemed to have a list of audio described programmes, then
>> when I clicked on Crimson Fileld which I wanted to watch I got the
>> Crimson Field page up but could find nothing to click on to play it.  Am
>> I supposed to sign in first or am I missing something.
>>
>>
>> Dave Mawson
>>
>>
>> On 09/04/2014 13:36, Henny Swan wrote:
>>> Hi Clive and all,
>>>
>>> If you go to the new iPlayer site you will find 'Audio Described' and
>>> 'Signed' within Categories as Darren and John correctly state. The 
>>> Audio
>>> Described and Signed categories are separate however programmes can be
>>> both audio described and signed as well as all on demand content being
>>> subtitled.
>>>
>>> We're well aware many people quite rightly don't want to be forced 
>>> to just
>>> use a dedicated Audio Described or Signed Category so the 
>>> alternative is
>>> to simply browse programmes as you normally would and where 
>>> programmes are
>>> presented in the 'Full List' view you'll find information indicating if
>>> they are available in alternative formats such as Audio Described, 
>>> Signed
>>> and High Definition. For example if you search for a programme or 
>>> browse
>>> the Full List of drama content you will find each programme tagged
>>> accordingly (for example a search for Question Time
>>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/search?q=question%20time). This 
>>> information
>>> is also repeated on individual programme pages.
>>>
>>> You can also add programmes to your Favourites so that future 
>>> episodes are
>>> faster to find. The Recently Watched (Heading Level Two) area on the 
>>> home
>>> page also lists the last 3 items you watched which might be another 
>>> route
>>> in.
>>>
>>> For more about accessibility in the new iPlayer (web based version, not
>>> native) see
>>>
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/internet/posts/Making-the-new-iPlayer-accessible 
>>
>>> -for-all-users
>>>
>>> I hope that helps.
>>>
>>> Henny Swan,
>>> BBC Accessibility Specialist, BBC
>>>
>>> On 09/04/2014 10:33,"Clive.Lever at kent.gov.uk" <Clive.Lever at kent.gov.uk>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> Personally, I'd rather check the list of programmes to find my 
>>>> favourite
>>>> items, and to be able to see the AD version alongside the standard one
>>>> with a flag against it, rather than have to look in a 'special' 
>>>> plays for
>>>> 'the disabled' to find out what programmes have been described 'for 
>>>> us',
>>>> and if it's not on the list, to have to go back to the main list 
>>>> again.
>>>>
>>>> "Signed and described" is a bit ambiguous, as some people could infer
>>>> that these are the programmes which have both facilities.
>>>>
>>>> The problem with having all programmes signed/described and flagged in
>>>> the same list as other programmes is that it might draw attention 
>>>> to the
>>>> proportionate number of programmes for which there is no description
>>>> available....and we can't have that, can we?
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> Clive
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Clive Lever
>>>> Diversity and Equality Officer
>>>> Kent County Council
>>>>
>>>> Office: 01622 221163
>>>> Email:clive.lever at kent.gov.uk
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Kent County Council
>>>> Room G37
>>>> Sessions House
>>>> Maidstone, Kent.
>>>> ME14 1XQ
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Paton,
>>>> John
>>>> Sent: 09 April 2014 09:47
>>>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes
>>>>
>>>> Hi Dave,
>>>>
>>>> iPlayer also has a category labelled Audio described & Signed.  Audio
>>>> Described is a sub category of that.
>>>>
>>>> John
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Darran
>>>> Ross
>>>> Sent: 08 April 2014 22:01
>>>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes
>>>>
>>>> Dave, if you just go to the main iPlayer site and look fore a link
>>>> labeled
>>>> Audio Content, you'll find it. If you're a JAWS user, insert F7 is 
>>>> your
>>>> friend on this occasion.
>>>>
>>>> Darran
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "David"<damawson at hotmail.co.uk>
>>>> To: "BCAB Discussion List"<bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 8:40 PM
>>>> Subject: [BCAB] Audio Described Iplayer programmes
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone have the link for audio described programmes on the BBC
>>>>> Iplayer please.
>>>>>
>>>>> Dave Mawson
>>>>>
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