Audio description

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Audio description is an additional track of narration. It is targeted at visually impaired or blind consumers of television, dance, opera, movies or other visual art.[1] In these tracks, a narrator talks through presentation and makes a description about what's happening during natural pauses in audio. Descriptive video service (DVS) is used for the DVDs of certain movies as part of the audio description.[2]

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  1. Zdenek, Sean (2015), "5. Captioned Irony", Reading Sounds, University of Chicago Press, pp. 141–182, doi:10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0005, ISBN 9780226312781, retrieved 2022-04-08
  2. "The Development of the Descriptive Video Service". Retrieved 2022-04-08.