GSOC videoPlayer project

Richards, Jan jrichards at
Fri May 13 15:58:02 UTC 2011

Hi Charly,

Very useful and exciting work....

You might want to take a look at the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) which apply to browsers and media players. Version 1.0 is a W3C Rec and version 2.0 is in development:

Also, you might be interested in checking out what other groups are doing with accessible players. Here is a list that I received from a contact a few months ago:

Adobe Flash FLVPlayBackCaption component

Accessible Media Project

CC for Flash



JW Player

YourTube -

YouTube Captioning and Accessible Controls:

(Mr) Jan Richards, M.Sc.
jrichards at | 416-977-6000 ext. 3957 | fax: 416-977-9844
Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) |
Faculty of Design | OCAD University

> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: May 13, 2011 8:18 AM
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> Subject: GSOC videoPlayer project
> Hi everybody,
> I'm Charly and I'll be working on the videoPlayer project that Colin
> Clark and Heidi Valles will be mentoring it.
> I'm currently getting used to Fluid framework that I didn't know at
> all before getting interested in the project.  I'm really pleased to
> be part of Fluid's comunity and I'll try to get the most of your
> experience, during the time I'll be spending on the video player.
> For those interested by it here is a link for my proposal
> however it hasn't be updated in a while (exams
> made me delay the editing of it)
> I'm open to any suggestion, advices, comments. I'm really happy and
> proud to be part of such a project.
> Best regards,
> --
> Charly Molter
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