Disney Will Narrate Finding Dory For Blind Theatergoers
A synchronization technology lets visually impaired fans immerse themselves in the new film
‘Finding Dory‘ opened last week as the biggest animation release ever. In conjunction with the movie, Disney added a feature on its Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) app that allows blind theatergoers to immerse themselves in the movie through free audio descriptions of all the scenes. The app will allow the visually impaired to experience a movie like never before with a technology that narrates on-screen activity.
The app utilizes the phone’s microphone to listen to the ongoing film’s track. This signals the narrative to play and also provides the film’s regular audio. All viewers have to do is download the app and have earphones on hand.