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FCC Updates on accessible electronic devices - November 2019

Nov 5, 2019

Credit https://www.thebroadcastbridge.com/home/category/playout-and-transmission/entry/9989/fcc-audio-descriptions-what-you-need-to-know

At the 2019 ACB Conference and Convention in Rochester, NY, Will Schell of the Disability Rights office of the FCC provided an update on accessible electronic devices, as they apply to the areas of oversight by the FCC.  Many know that the FCC oversees and regulates the radio and television industry, as well as cable, cellular and telephone industries.  Consumer accessibility issues within these industries were reported on, as well as updates to the Secondary Audio programming rules and regulations as they apply to audio description and emergency alert systems.