How The Visually Impaired Tuned Into Rio’s Olympic Coverage

How The Visually Impaired Tuned Into Rio’s Olympic Coverage
Entertainment

Live audio descriptions allow all people to experience the thrills of the world's largest sporting events as they happen

Leo Lutero
  • 22 august 2016

NBC, the network that paid $1.23 billion to exclusively broadcast the Olympics, is now letting the visually impaired enjoy the games live through audio descriptions. Using sound captioning of what’s usually just available on-screen, narrators tell a visual story of what’s going on in Rio.

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