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Audio Description

Professional Audio Description Services

  • 100% accurate Audio Description scripts
  • Choose between professional voice actors and human-like synthetic voices
  • Ensure full accessibility of your videos for viewers with visual impairments
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Our team will guide you through all questions regarding Audio Description. We can advise you whether synthetic voices or human voices are the best fit for your specific needs.

100% reliable Audio Description scripts

We exclusively work with professionals that have years of experience in creating audio description scripts for the visually impaired. All projects are quality-checked by people that are visually impaired themselves to ensure 100% accuracy.

Receive high-quality audio descriptions

From the script, we record flawless audio description sound files with either human-like synthetic voices or with professional voice actors. In the production process, we make sure to deliver the highest quality.

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What is audio description?

Imagine trying to watch a TV show or movie, but you are not able to see it. Challenging to say the least, as you miss crucial information that is expressed visually through gestures, actions or scenery. That’s where audio description comes in.

Audio description makes your content accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired. During gaps in dialogue, it describes visual elements such as scenes, settings, actions and costumes.

Amberscript provides professional audio description services that are 100% accurate. Choose between professional voice actors and human-like synthetic voices and make your content more accessible.

What we offer

High-quality Audio Description Scripts

Our experts create 100% accurate audio description scripts taking into account the needs of visually impaired viewers. All scripts are double-checked by experts.

Human-like synthetic voices

Our synthetic voices sound genuinely human and enable high-quality audio description at a fraction of the cost of traditional voice actors.

Professional Voice Artists

Do you prefer human voices? No problem, we have a large range of professional voice artists in various languages.

The right solution for every industry
Media & video production

We offer audio description services for a variety of media, including movies, television shows, and more.

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Government & parliaments

Comply with WCAG 2.1 guidelines and ensure full accessibility of your video content for visually impaired citizens.

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Make your video lectures and learning videos fully accessible by adding professional audio descriptions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is audio description?

    Audio description (AD) is an audio track that narrates the visual elements of media content, such as movies, TV shows, theater performances, and exhibits, for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. It provides descriptions of scenes, actions, facial expressions, and other visual details to enhance accessibility.

  • How does audio description benefit viewers?

    Audio description allows blind and visually impaired individuals to fully comprehend and enjoy visual media by providing them with crucial information about the on-screen action, settings, and characters. It promotes inclusivity and equal access to entertainment and educational content.

  • What types of content can include audio description?

    Audio description can be applied to various forms of visual media, including movies, TV shows, documentaries, theater performances, museum exhibits, educational videos, and live events. Essentially, any visual content can be made accessible through audio description.

  • How is audio description created?

    Audio description is typically created by trained professionals known as audio describers. These describers watch the content and write scripts that convey the visual elements succinctly and effectively. These scripts are then recorded and synchronized with the original media.

  • Can audio description be added to existing content?

    Yes, audio description can be added to existing content through a process known as post-production audio description. This involves creating a separate audio track with descriptions that align with the timing of the original video. Tools like Amberscript can assist in transcribing the visual elements for the audio description process.

  • Is audio description only for individuals who are blind or visually impaired?

    While audio description primarily benefits individuals who are blind or visually impaired, it can also enhance the viewing experience for other audiences. For example, it can be helpful for people learning a new language, those with cognitive disabilities, or individuals watching content in noisy environments.

  • Where can I find audio-described content?

    Many streaming platforms, TV networks, theaters, and cultural institutions offer audio-described content. Additionally, organizations like Amberscript provide services to add audio description to existing content, making it accessible to a wider audience.

  • How can I create audio description for my own content?

    If you produce visual media and want to make it accessible through audio description, you can work with professional audio describers or utilize transcription services like Amberscript. They can help create high-quality audio descriptions that comply with accessibility standards.

  • What are the legal requirements for audio description?

    Laws and regulations regarding audio description vary by country. In some regions, such as the United States, certain broadcasters and distributors are required to provide a certain amount of audio-described programming. It’s essential to consult local accessibility guidelines to ensure compliance.

  • How can I learn more about audio description and its implementation?

    To learn more about audio description best practices, guidelines, and technologies, you can explore resources provided by organizations like the Audio Description Project, the American Council of the Blind, and Amberscript’s website.

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