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Audio description in 360º videos. Results from focus groups in Barcelona and Kraków
Fidyka, Anita (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Matamala, Anna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Date: 2018
Abstract: This article discusses how audio description could be integrated into 360º videos by reporting the results from two focus groups conducted in the initial stages of the ImAc project. To involve participants in the research process, the project adopted a user-centered methodology, and a series of focus groups was conducted with professional audio describers and end users to gather feedback about their needs and expectations regarding the implementation of audio description and, secondarily, audio subtitling. Results indicate that content selection in this medium raises concerns for audio describers, and needs to be further researched. The results obtained from the end users not only highlight the need to audio describe the main action, but also their interest in having different parts of the visual scene audio described. Results also indicate that auditory cues would allow end users to orient themselves in the scene, and feel more immersed in the content presented.
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció AGAUR/2017/SGR113
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/H2020/761974
Rights: Tots els drets reservats.
Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Subject: 360º videos ; Audio description ; Audiovisual translation ; Immersive media ; Media accessibility ; User-centered methodology and virtual reality
Published in: Translation Spaces, Vol. 7, núm. 2 (2018) , p. 285-303, ISSN 2211-3711

DOI: 10.1075/ts.18018.fid

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