No Cover Image

Journal article 1078 views

A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover

Leighton Evans Orcid Logo, Yan Wu Orcid Logo, Elain Price Orcid Logo

International Journal of Digital Television, Volume: 6, Issue: 3, Pages: 347 - 366

Swansea University Authors: Leighton Evans Orcid Logo, Yan Wu Orcid Logo, Elain Price Orcid Logo

Full text not available from this repository: check for access using links below.

Check full text

DOI (Published version): 10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1

Abstract

One promise of the switchover from analogue to digital television was new accessibility solutions. In the case of deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences who rely on subtitling for comprehension, the digital switchover makes it possible for greater provision of subtitling or improvements in accuracy. Uti...

Full description

Published in: International Journal of Digital Television
ISSN: 20404182 20404190
Published: 2015
Online Access: Check full text

URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa37682
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
first_indexed 2017-12-21T13:45:48Z
last_indexed 2018-02-09T05:31:19Z
id cronfa37682
recordtype SURis
fullrecord <?xml version="1.0"?><rfc1807><datestamp>2018-02-05T11:31:54.8453820</datestamp><bib-version>v2</bib-version><id>37682</id><entry>2017-12-21</entry><title>A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover</title><swanseaauthors><author><sid>cc05810f3465ddddd6814e131f4e9a79</sid><ORCID>0000-0002-6875-6301</ORCID><firstname>Leighton</firstname><surname>Evans</surname><name>Leighton Evans</name><active>true</active><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent></author><author><sid>fcb0b08dd7afa00f6899a02d4cb66fff</sid><ORCID>0000-0002-5741-6862</ORCID><firstname>Yan</firstname><surname>Wu</surname><name>Yan Wu</name><active>true</active><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent></author><author><sid>c5cbd2cf318775d472d3eb298ac8ed79</sid><ORCID>0000-0002-7872-5998</ORCID><firstname>Elain</firstname><surname>Price</surname><name>Elain Price</name><active>true</active><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent></author></swanseaauthors><date>2017-12-21</date><deptcode>AMED</deptcode><abstract>One promise of the switchover from analogue to digital television was new accessibility solutions. In the case of deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences who rely on subtitling for comprehension, the digital switchover makes it possible for greater provision of subtitling or improvements in accuracy. Utilizing quantitative data from a questionnaire completed by 339 participants with varying degrees of hearing difficulty in Wales, this article assesses perceptions of subtitling pre- and postdigital switch. A within-group comparison across age groups is also used to assess whether improvements in service are age defined. The results found that difficulties in accessing quality subtitling are still experienced by this audience post-digital switchover and that there are no significant differences in age in experiencing these difficulties. Knowledge of other digital services is subject to a significant difference in age, which indicates more work is required to inform older audience members of the affordances of digital television.</abstract><type>Journal Article</type><journal>International Journal of Digital Television</journal><volume>6</volume><journalNumber>3</journalNumber><paginationStart>347</paginationStart><paginationEnd>366</paginationEnd><publisher/><issnPrint>20404182</issnPrint><issnElectronic>20404190</issnElectronic><keywords>affordances, barriers, deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences, digital television, interactive services, subtitling, Wales</keywords><publishedDay>1</publishedDay><publishedMonth>9</publishedMonth><publishedYear>2015</publishedYear><publishedDate>2015-09-01</publishedDate><doi>10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1</doi><url>https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Article,id=20454/</url><notes/><college>COLLEGE NANME</college><department>Media</department><CollegeCode>COLLEGE CODE</CollegeCode><DepartmentCode>AMED</DepartmentCode><institution>Swansea University</institution><apcterm/><lastEdited>2018-02-05T11:31:54.8453820</lastEdited><Created>2017-12-21T11:18:18.2086094</Created><path><level id="1">Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences</level><level id="2">School of Culture and Communication - Media, Communications, Journalism and PR</level></path><authors><author><firstname>Leighton</firstname><surname>Evans</surname><orcid>0000-0002-6875-6301</orcid><order>1</order></author><author><firstname>Yan</firstname><surname>Wu</surname><orcid>0000-0002-5741-6862</orcid><order>2</order></author><author><firstname>Elain</firstname><surname>Price</surname><orcid>0000-0002-7872-5998</orcid><order>3</order></author></authors><documents/><OutputDurs/></rfc1807>
spelling 2018-02-05T11:31:54.8453820 v2 37682 2017-12-21 A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover cc05810f3465ddddd6814e131f4e9a79 0000-0002-6875-6301 Leighton Evans Leighton Evans true false fcb0b08dd7afa00f6899a02d4cb66fff 0000-0002-5741-6862 Yan Wu Yan Wu true false c5cbd2cf318775d472d3eb298ac8ed79 0000-0002-7872-5998 Elain Price Elain Price true false 2017-12-21 AMED One promise of the switchover from analogue to digital television was new accessibility solutions. In the case of deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences who rely on subtitling for comprehension, the digital switchover makes it possible for greater provision of subtitling or improvements in accuracy. Utilizing quantitative data from a questionnaire completed by 339 participants with varying degrees of hearing difficulty in Wales, this article assesses perceptions of subtitling pre- and postdigital switch. A within-group comparison across age groups is also used to assess whether improvements in service are age defined. The results found that difficulties in accessing quality subtitling are still experienced by this audience post-digital switchover and that there are no significant differences in age in experiencing these difficulties. Knowledge of other digital services is subject to a significant difference in age, which indicates more work is required to inform older audience members of the affordances of digital television. Journal Article International Journal of Digital Television 6 3 347 366 20404182 20404190 affordances, barriers, deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences, digital television, interactive services, subtitling, Wales 1 9 2015 2015-09-01 10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1 https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Article,id=20454/ COLLEGE NANME Media COLLEGE CODE AMED Swansea University 2018-02-05T11:31:54.8453820 2017-12-21T11:18:18.2086094 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences School of Culture and Communication - Media, Communications, Journalism and PR Leighton Evans 0000-0002-6875-6301 1 Yan Wu 0000-0002-5741-6862 2 Elain Price 0000-0002-7872-5998 3
title A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
spellingShingle A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
Leighton Evans
Yan Wu
Elain Price
title_short A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
title_full A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
title_fullStr A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
title_full_unstemmed A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
title_sort A new hope? Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover
author_id_str_mv cc05810f3465ddddd6814e131f4e9a79
fcb0b08dd7afa00f6899a02d4cb66fff
c5cbd2cf318775d472d3eb298ac8ed79
author_id_fullname_str_mv cc05810f3465ddddd6814e131f4e9a79_***_Leighton Evans
fcb0b08dd7afa00f6899a02d4cb66fff_***_Yan Wu
c5cbd2cf318775d472d3eb298ac8ed79_***_Elain Price
author Leighton Evans
Yan Wu
Elain Price
author2 Leighton Evans
Yan Wu
Elain Price
format Journal article
container_title International Journal of Digital Television
container_volume 6
container_issue 3
container_start_page 347
publishDate 2015
institution Swansea University
issn 20404182
20404190
doi_str_mv 10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1
college_str Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
hierarchytype
hierarchy_top_id facultyofhumanitiesandsocialsciences
hierarchy_top_title Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
hierarchy_parent_id facultyofhumanitiesandsocialsciences
hierarchy_parent_title Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
department_str School of Culture and Communication - Media, Communications, Journalism and PR{{{_:::_}}}Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences{{{_:::_}}}School of Culture and Communication - Media, Communications, Journalism and PR
url https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Article,id=20454/
document_store_str 0
active_str 0
description One promise of the switchover from analogue to digital television was new accessibility solutions. In the case of deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences who rely on subtitling for comprehension, the digital switchover makes it possible for greater provision of subtitling or improvements in accuracy. Utilizing quantitative data from a questionnaire completed by 339 participants with varying degrees of hearing difficulty in Wales, this article assesses perceptions of subtitling pre- and postdigital switch. A within-group comparison across age groups is also used to assess whether improvements in service are age defined. The results found that difficulties in accessing quality subtitling are still experienced by this audience post-digital switchover and that there are no significant differences in age in experiencing these difficulties. Knowledge of other digital services is subject to a significant difference in age, which indicates more work is required to inform older audience members of the affordances of digital television.
published_date 2015-09-01T03:47:29Z
_version_ 1763752279769350144
score 10.999455