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Amazon Video now offers descriptive audio tracks for visually impaired customers

The additional audio track is meant to be used by visually impaired customers to provide a fuller viewing experience than just the regular audio can provide. It almost turns every movie and TV show that it’s provided on into an audiobook where everything is described in detail. – AFTVnews http://ift.tt/2tDOCOZ

Netflix Adding Audio Description Tracks for Visually Impaired, Starting with ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’

Netflix is adding audio-description tracks on select titles for subscribers who are blind or have poor vision, staring with original series “Marvel’s Daredevil.” […] Netflix said it will audio description to more titles in the next few weeks, including current and prior seasons of “House of Cards,” “Orange Is the New Black,” Tina Fey’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “Marco Polo.” The audio-description track for “Daredevil” is available on all Netflix-supported devices, with the exception of Apple TV, for which Apple is in the process of certifying. – Todd Spangler, Variety