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Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act

CEA Publishes Accessibility Resource Guide for Tech Industry

October 2014 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), a technology trade association for the consumer electronics industry, announced the publication of its Accessibility Resource Center, a resource guide that helps CEA members meet the requirements of the Twenty-first Century  Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). The resource guide is a collection of CEA guides, comments, and other actions that have been consolidated into a single quick-reference resource.

Wireless RERC Comments on Impact of Federal Accessibility Mandates

Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Communications Policy (CACP), in collaboration with the Wireless RERC, submitted comments to an FCC Public Notice [CG Docket No. 10-213] asking for comments on the tentative findings about the accessibility of communication technologies.

Public Input Deadlines Announced - Accessibility of User Interfaces

December 2013 —The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in the Matter of Accessibility of User Interfaces, and Video Programming Guides and Menus; Accessible Emergency Information, and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 [MB Docket No. 12-108, 12-107].

Senators Advocate for Closed Captioning in Online Video Clips

December 2013 — In response to a decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider the exemption of IP delivered video clips from captioning rules, Senators Mark Pryor (D-Ark) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) wrote a letter to the FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to express their support in reconsideration of the matter.

FCC Refines Rules on Accessibility of User Interfaces & Digital Video Navigation

October 2013 — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Report and Order (R&O) and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in the Matter of Accessibility of User Interface, and Video Programming Guides and Menus [MB Docket No. 12-108] and Accessible Emergency Information and Apparatus Requirements for Emergency Information and Video Description: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 [MB Docket No. 12-107].

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