1.2.4 Captions (Live): Captions are provided for all live audio content in synchronized media. (Level AA)
The intent of this success criterion is to provide captions for the live media content. Live media refers to the audio/video content that is relayed/broadcasted live on the internet platform.
Live captioning is seen on live news broadcast, live sports commentaries, live webinars, live events broadcast. Of late, most of the accessibility events are also focusing on providing live captioning for the events so as to make them inclusive.
Points to Remember
- Provide captions for a live broadcast
- Use media players or broadcast platforms where live captioning is supported.