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What is the 21st Century CVAA?

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) covers a range of requirements for making telecommunications services and video content accessible to handicapped users. 

  • Deque CVAA WhitepaperThe CVAA covers video programming previously captioned for television viewing, live video programming, and new video programming provided by or considered comparable to programming provided by multichannel programming distributors.
  • The act also explores the need for online interfaces around the navigation of audiovisual interfaces to be accessible.
  • Does not cover user-generated content (e.g., YouTube videos posted by individuals). 

Download our white paper to learn more about how the CVAA affects online audiovisual content distributers. 

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