Captions and WCAG compliance

Viostream complies with WCAG 2.0 ‘AA’ requirements – our keyboard navigable player, integrated video to text conversion service and support for audio descriptions make it simple to publish compliant video content.

Viostream has developed a WCAG 2.0 accessible video and webcast interface that makes it easy to meet all current accessibility requirements. The Viostream video and webcast player enables keyboard control out of the box and you can easily add captions and audio descriptions to live and on-demand video. Our video portal sites have also been developed to meet WCAG guidelines so you can simply and easily create and publish your own accessible corporate “Tube”.

All you need to do is simply upload your video and check a box for WCAG compliance.

Key Benefits

  • WCAG 2.0 ‘AA’ Compliance: Viostream has been independently audited by accessibility experts
  • Keyboard Navigation: Your audience can use their keyboard to tab through the video player
  • Integrated Video to Text Service: Seamless workflow to create professional timed caption and transcript files for your content
  • Audio Descriptions: Viostream supports audio tracks with embedded audio description and the integrated player controls to turn on or off as required

Integrated captioning service

Remove the captioning headache, with an integrated captioning service to create closed caption and timed transcript files from your video.

You simply upload your video into Viostream and request text conversion. A handy visual reference lets you know how many minutes of content you have in credit, and this can be topped up at any point.

Viostream’s integrated video captions use professional editors and quality assurance processes to ensure 99% accuracy.

Integrated Captioning Service

Accessible Video Gallery

Accessible video gallery

A key feature of Viostream is the ability to easily create and publish video portals – YouTube style galleries of video content that can be customised to suit your branding. In line with our commitment to WCAG 2.0 compliant solutions, Viostream’s responsive site template supports ‘AA’ compliance.

Viostream makes it easy to take the best of consumer style streaming video experiences and integrate them in your digital channels while maintaining a fully accessible site.

WCAG 2.0 Video Accessibility Quick Reference Guide

Demystify the requirements for video content and video players to achieve WCAG 2.0 ‘A’ or ‘AA‘ compliance with our quick reference guide.

Download Reference Guide

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