Benoît Encelle

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Classical audiodescription process for improving video accessibility sometimes finds its limits. Depending on the video, required descriptions can be omitted because these may not fit in the durations of "gaps" in the video soundtrack (i.e. "void" spaces between dialogues or important sound elements). To address this issue, we present an exploratory work(More)
Our approach to address the question of online video accessibility for people with sensory disabilities is based on video annotations that are rendered as video enrichments during the playing of the video. We present an exploratory work that focuses on video accessibility for blind people with audio enrichments composed of speech synthesis and earcons (i.e.(More)
The ACAV project aims to explore how the accessibility of web videos can be improved by providing rich descriptions of video content in order to personalize the rendering of the content according to user sensory deficiencies. We present a motivating scenario, the results of a preliminary study as well as the different technologies that will be developed.
Video has become a first class citizen on the Web with broad support in all common Web browsers. Where with structured mark-up on webpages we have made the vision of the Web of Data a reality, in this paper, we propose a new vision that we name the Web(VTT) of Data, alongside with concrete steps to realize this vision. It is based on the evolving standards(More)
The ACAV project aims to improve videos accessibility on the Web for people with sensory disabilities. For this purpose, additional descriptions of key visual/audio information of the video, that cannot be perceived, are presented using accessible output modalities. However, personalization mechanisms are necessary to adapt these descriptions and their(More)
Personalization of user interfaces for browsing content is a key concept to ensure content accessibility. In this direction, we introduce concepts that result in the generation of personalized multimodal user interfaces for browsing XML content. Users requirements concerning the browsing of a specific content type can be specified using user-friendly(More)