Audio Description

Professional audio description services.

Try an effective and easy-to-use audio description solution. Include narrated video descriptions that bring visuals to life for individuals with visual impairments.

Audio description

Add audio description to video.

Ensure that no one misses out on the visual elements of your content.

Audio description provides narrated information of key visual elements in media content. It provides additional context and is essential for people with low or no vision and certain cognitive disabilities.

Bring content to life with narrative descriptions of physical actions, scene changes and more.

Audio description for elevated accessibility.

Provide clear and comprehensive audio descriptions without interfering with the sound effects or overwhelming your listeners.

Concise audio description

Create concise & timed descriptive video.

Avoid overlapping with the dialogue or sound effects.

Providing enough information and creating the right balance to avoid information overload is crucial when creating audio descriptions.

In general, they should be concise and available at suitable timings to avoid overlapping with the dialogue or sound effects.

Contextual understanding.

Deep understanding of the context to create meaningful audio descriptions.

Create a deep understanding of the context to provide relevant and meaningful audio descriptions.

We understand the visual elements and create descriptions that fit the overall narrative.

We take care of cultural, social, and emotional sensitivity and avoid unintentional stereotypes or offensive language.

Contextual understanding
Balanced audio description

Balanced & paced descriptions.

Convey the visual information effectively with the right balance.

Strike a right balance between providing enough information for comprehension and overwhelming your listeners.

Our audio describers will convey the visual information effectively with the right balance and maintain a pace that allows individuals to absorb the information with the overall user experience in mind.

Compliant with accessibility regulations.

Meet accessibility standards and regulations - ADA, WCAG, and EAA.

Ensure that your media content is produced in a way that is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Audio descriptions are a key step in meeting the level AA accessibility standards and compliance regulations.

Accessibility compliant audio description

Q&A

Why Do I Need to Add Audio Descriptions?

Adding audio descriptions is crucial for making your videos accessible to individuals who have difficulty seeing or blind. By narrating what's happening visually, you ensure that everyone has the opportunity to understand and enjoy your content and no viewer or listener is left behind.

Is There a Legal Requirement for Audio Descriptions?

Yes, in many jurisdictions, audio descriptions are not just a courtesy but a legal requirement. These regulations aim to guarantee equal access to information and entertainment for all, including those with visual impairments. Ignoring these requirements can lead to significant fines, damage your reputation, and expose your organisation to lawsuits for failing to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

How do I get started with Subly’s Audio Description Service?

Subly Personal and Business users must upgrade to Enterprise to access the Audio Description service. Speak to our team to learn more.

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Enterprise, AI Subtitles, AI Captions, Subtitle Editor, AI Subtitle Translator, AI Transcription. Accessibility Compliance.

What they say about Subly

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‘’Subtitling is critical for us to make sure we’re serving our Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities, as well as other audiences who require that support. Our creative team and our filmmakers found Subly really easy and quick to use. It's been crucial in streamlining our whole content process.’’

‘’Subly's translations have ensured that our message is accessible to a broader demographic, regardless of language barriers. This powerful tool has not only saved us time and resources but has also amplified our ability to connect with audiences worldwide. ‘’

‘’Subly's translations have ensured that our message is accessible to a broader demographic, regardless of language barriers. This powerful tool has not only saved us time and resources but has also amplified our ability to connect with audiences worldwide. ‘’

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