Author Archives: Michael Meier

Dialog+ – End user tests

The improvement of speech intelligibility for broadcasting content has been an important aspect of IRT’s work for many years. Dialog+ is the name of an additional service with enhanced speech intelligibility that promises to at least improve the current situation. To ensure that these developments are not only valid in a lab context, but also …

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Audio Description via bone conduction headphones using HbbTV2

People with visual impairments often need audio description when watching TV in order to understand what is happening visually. This can be problematic in certain group settings, where it is not possible to enable audio description e.g. public viewing events. In a group setting, as of now, everybody listens to the same broadcast sound together …

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