Five ways to increase video accessibility and minimise cost | Access iQ

Making your video content accessible is one of the most costly components of web accessibility, but there are several ways you can reduce expenses.

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With more than half the population accessing videos online, there’s no doubt that multimedia is a powerful medium with which to reach your audience and maximise the impact of your message.

Nearly 20 per cent of Australians experience some form of hearing loss, so it is vital that your video content is accessible despite being one of the most costly components of web accessibility. When you take into account the cost of producing captions and audio description for video content, it can definitely add up.

There are several ways that you can increase the accessibility of your video content while minimising the cost, such as using do-it-yourself (DIY) or automated captioning tools, reusing your script to create captions and minimise the need for audio description, and providing a full text alternative.

Here are our top five:

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