For all live video broadcasts real-time closed captions that identify speakers and include relevant sounds in the environment need to be provided.
What you need to know
- If you host a live video broadcast, you must have live, real-time closed captions included.
- Real-tome closed captioning benefits people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
What you need to do
- If you’re presenting a formal, live broadcast, you need to have real-time closed captioning.
- You need to ensure a comprehensive experience which includes not just accurate captioning of those peaking, but also ambient, relevant sounds and sound effects.
Check out “Providing Live Captions for Events” from Harvard University – Digital Accessibility for more information about this success criterion.