1.2.9 Audio-only (Live) Level AAA

An alternative for time-based media that presents equivalent information for live audio-only content is provided.

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Testing & Remediation

How to test: Navigate to any live audio-only content you have on your site and check to see if there is a text alternative available. How to remediate: Generally the easiest way to conform to this Success Criteria is to utilize a live text caption service. These services use a trained human operator who listens in to what is being said and uses a special keyboard to enter the text with only a small delay. They are able to capture a live event with a high degree of fidelity, and also to insert notes on any non spoken audio which is essential to understanding the event.  

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