The TechShare Procast
TSP21 Panel: Audio description and video on demand

TSP21 Panel: Audio description and video on demand

January 20, 2020

This next full session audio we're bringing you is all about accessible media; that's subtitles, closed captioning and audio description etc. Hear from industry leaders in the broadcast and video on-demand space such as the BBC, ITV, Amazon and Apple about what's the state of play today and what the future may hold. You'll hear from:
Chair -
Sonali Rai, Broadcast Relationships and Audio Description Manager, RNIB
Panelists -
Nigel Megitt, Executive Product Manager, BBC
Sarah Herrlinger, Director, Global Accessibility Policy & Initiatives, Apple
Jane Laurance, Head of Specialist Broadcast Services, ITV
Abhiram Moturi, Senior Product Manager - Technical Prime Video Accessibility and Core CX, Amazon
Mariana Lopez, Senior Lecturer in Sound Production and Post Production, Dept. of Theatre, Film, TV and Interactive Media, University of York
Netflix audio description guidelines

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TSP20 Session: Accessible gaming

TSP20 Session: Accessible gaming

January 16, 2020

The first full session audio we're bringing you is a doozy; Accessible gaming. You'll learn approximately 15x as much about how to create and test for accessible games on the console and in the browser by the end of today's episode so strap yourself in. You'll hear from:

Introduction -
Dafydd Henke-Reed, Accessibility and Usability Consultant, AbilityNet
Game accessibility update -
Ian Hamilton, Game Accessibility Specialist

BBC game accessibility research -
Lauren Moore, Design Researcher, BBC Children's, BBC

Playstation accessibility -
Mark Friend, Principal User Researcher, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

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TSP19 Top tips and insights from TechShare Pro

TSP19 Top tips and insights from TechShare Pro

January 13, 2020

We're back and bringing you some more juicy audio from TechShare Pro. Coming up soon in the feed will be full recordings from a range of different sessions, but for now let's get some more useful insights from a selection of event sponsors and speakers. Featured in today's episode; Christopher Patnoe of Google, Hector Minto of Microsoft, Emanuela Gorma of Barclays, Haben Girma and Paul Walsh of Lenovo, Jennison Asuncion of LinkedIn and finally Caroline Casey of the Valuable 500.

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TSP18 Christopher Patnoe and kyndra Price of Google on accessibility the Google way

TSP18 Christopher Patnoe and kyndra Price of Google on accessibility the Google way

December 12, 2019

A whopper of an interview today guys. In the next half hour, two accessibility experts from Google get grilled on all things accessibility. This is the last feature to drop into the feed for now, but we hope to be back soon with all those sweet, sweet sessions from the event. Watch this space.

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TSP17 Mark Friend from Sony on accessible console gaming

TSP17 Mark Friend from Sony on accessible console gaming

December 11, 2019

Can triple-A console titles ever be fully inclusive. Mark Friend from Sony gives us the low-down in today's full-length interview.

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TSP16 David Williams of Sony on their accessible Android TVs

TSP16 David Williams of Sony on their accessible Android TVs

December 10, 2019

Today we bring you the full interview with David Williams, Divisional Director of Sony Home Entertainment and Sound, in which we discuss all things accessibility on their range of Android TVs.

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TSP15 Abhi Moturi and Paul Duncan of Amazon on all things video and accessibility

TSP15 Abhi Moturi and Paul Duncan of Amazon on all things video and accessibility

December 9, 2019

Our full-length interview offering today is with two great guys from Amazon, discussing all things accessibility but mostly streaming video-related.

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TSP14 Haben Girma and Paul Walsh of Lenovo on the importance of diversity

TSP14 Haben Girma and Paul Walsh of Lenovo on the importance of diversity

December 6, 2019

Today's full-length interview to kick off the run is with Lenovo's Chief Digital Officer, Paul Walsh, and their recently recruited accessibility consultant and all-round superstar, Haben Girma. 

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TSP13 The Second Post-Event Show

TSP13 The Second Post-Event Show

December 5, 2019

In this second of our post-event procasts, Steven and Robin bring you the rest of the best from TechShare Pro 2019. Amongst the audio-goodness is the amazing Haben Girma on disability identity, Abhi Moturi and Paul Duncan of Amazon on prioritising a (perhaps surprising) video audience, David Williams and Mark Friend from Sony on engaging with disabled users and much more from Christopher Patnoe of Google - this time joined by the lovely Kyndra Price of same - to discuss everything from Google Glass to driverless cars. Please tell your friends and make sure you stay subscribed as a large number of full-length interviews will drop, as usual, in the days to come.

The hashtag is #TechSharePro2019 and you can also contact the show via enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk with feedback, questions and comments.

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TSP12 Malin Rygg of Norway’s Authority for Universal Design of ICT and Stuart Seaborn of US not for profit Disability Rights Advocates

TSP12 Malin Rygg of Norway’s Authority for Universal Design of ICT and Stuart Seaborn of US not for profit Disability Rights Advocates

December 2, 2019

Today's full-length interview is a corker. Malin Rygg and Stuart Seaborn discuss the legal landscape and business case for digital inclusion in Europe and the US. 30 minutes of magic.

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