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Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment – Digital television accessibility – Functional specifications

Name: Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment - Digital television accessibility - Functional specifications

Identifier: IEC 62944

Issuing Organisation: IEC

Country: International

Language: English

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Availability: Available to Purchase

Type: Standard

Issue Year: 2016

Forward Review Date: Not known


Intended Audiences: Private Sector Bodies


This document specifies a set of principles and considerations for digital television products in
support of older people and persons with disabilities in addition to mainstream users. The effect of following the principles and considerations as set out in this document is to ensure that the widest range of users can access, understand and use digital television products.
These principles and considerations cover four main user profiles such as individuals with hearing impairments, individuals with sight impairments, individuals with mobility impairments and individuals with cognitive impairments.
This document applies to consumer solutions whose primary function is to receive digital television, such as integrated digital televisions, set top boxes, digital television recorders and equivalent products and devices (see Annex D). All these solutions are referred to as digital television solutions throughout this document.

Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: Medium

Older Person Specific: Yes

Usage / Adoption status: Not known


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