Audio Description

Verbit offers people who are blind or have low vision equal opportunities to consume content by ensuring all video materials are accessible to them with audio description. This solution provides extended audio description, which offers users in-depth, objective descriptions of visual images as seen by sighted peers.

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    1M

    words transcribed
    per day

    35K+

    professional
    transcribers

    4 HR

    turnaround
    on transcripts

    56K+

    video files
    captioned per week

    Top accuracy

    Audio description which provides concise, objective and fully accurate descriptions of visual images to ensure equity and comprehension for those with vision loss.

    Ease of use with key integrations

    Easy implementation with API and out-of-the-box integrations with LMS and video platforms like Zoom, Kaltura, Panopto, Brightcove, Blackboard, Ensemble, JW Player, Vimeo, YouTube and more.

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    Necessary compliance

    Expertise to ensure schools, businesses and media producers fully meet WCAG 2.1, ADA, SOC 2, HIPAA and GDPR guidelines.

    Meeting Visual Accessibility Needs

    Making all video content accessible for blind or low vision learners is critical for universities and businesses to be inclusive and adhere to the ADA.

    Tailor Made For Your Industry

    Use Audio Description built to support events, meetings, videos and training through a fully accessible Smart Player.

    Companies will benefit from white-labeling opportunities, description and credits fields, custom high-contrast color schemes, options to hide or share clips and custom favicon for browser tabs.

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    Q&A

    What is audio description?

    Also known as “video description” and “descriptive narration,” Audio Description describes relevant visual content in a video. It’s an accommodation provided to blind and low-vision users and attempts to provide context for what sighted viewers are experiencing.

    Who needs audio description? What makes for effective audio description? What is traditional audio description? What is extended audio description?

    Pricing

    Whether you need Verbit for live or recorded video and audio, we’ll create a custom offering that’s perfect for you and cost-efficient. Let’s chat to get an understanding of your captioning and transcription needs.

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