WordPress Accessibility Day 2023

Immersive Audio Description

September 28, 2023 at 00:00 UTC

Join us for a captivating panel discussion featuring Mark and Tanja, visionary founders of GetBraille, a groundbreaking company committed to making content, including online videos, accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired. This enlightening event aims to shed light on the vital importance of video description and its profound impact, empowering visually impaired individuals to fully participate in the rich multimedia landscape of modern websites.

Mark, a dedicated advocate for inclusivity, and Tanja, a passionate trailblazer, share their personal journeys and experiences that led them to establish GetBraille. Through their engaging narratives, they highlight the significance of video description as a means to bridge the accessibility gap and ensure equal access to online content for the visually impaired community.

Drawing from their own lives, Mark and Tanja emphasize the transformative power of video description, unlocking a world of information and entertainment that was previously inaccessible. They explore how video description enables individuals with visual impairments to engage with online videos, comprehend visual elements, and fully immerse themselves in the multimedia experience.

During the panel, Mark and Tanja delve into the innovative methods employed by GetBraille to create high-quality video descriptions. They discuss the meticulous process of crafting accurate and vivid descriptions that capture the essence of the visual content, enabling blind and visually impaired individuals to form a comprehensive understanding of the videos they watch.

Furthermore, Mark and Tanja explore the importance of collaboration with content creators, highlighting the symbiotic relationship between video description and the original video. By fostering partnerships and raising awareness, they advocate for the integration of video description as a standard practice, ensuring that visually impaired individuals are not excluded from the ever-expanding digital world.

Join us for this thought-provoking event, and gain a deeper understanding of the profound impact that video description holds for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Be inspired by Mark and Tanja as they share their vision for a future where inclusivity is the norm and every individual, regardless of visual ability, can actively participate in the vibrant online multimedia landscape.

Together, let us embrace the power of video description and work towards a more accessible and inclusive digital realm, where everyone has equal opportunities to engage with and enjoy online videos and content. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to be a part of the movement towards empowerment and inclusivity

Session Video


Picture of a gentlemen wearing a blazer and sunglasses.
Cofounder, GetBraille.com
Tanja, a lady with long dark hair.
Cofounder, GetBraille.com