CRIM gets funding from the Broadcasting Accessibility Fund

CRIM gets funding from the Broadcasting Accessibility Fund

Published December 5, 2016

CRIM is pleased to receive a grant from the Broadcast Accessibility Fund (the Fund).

The Fund announced that it will award grants to six new and innovative projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities. This funding has been committed to addressing significant gaps in broadcasting accessibility.

CRIM's Filmodio Access Project will receive $101,442 in grants for the development of enhanced Described Video. “Filmodio” functions in a manner similar to an audio book for broadcast content, using synthesized voice to combine audiovisual content with DV, and building from existing production technologies previously developed by CRIM. 

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