Access Services for digital television

Autor/a: JONG, Frans de
Año: 2004
Editorial: EBU Techincal, 2004
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


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The number of disabled people in the European Union is growing.  Currently 10% of the population is estimated to have a disability [1], including a large number of people with sensory disabilities. By the year 2020, it is estimated that 25% of the inhabitants will be over 60 [2], with the largest increase in the 75+ age band, where disability is most prevalent.

This article outlines the choices available to broadcasters when starting access services over digital television platforms.