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Google TV Beginning to Showcase Content with Audio Description

To make its offerings more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision, Google TV will begin to feature content that has audio descriptions available. “Audio Descriptions on Google TV narrate live visual information as it happens so you never miss that crucial cliffhanger,” according to the company.” At this point the main way to access their library of curated films is through the Google Assistant, although it is possible that eventually the content could be available through a homescreen. It also “appears only to show content available for purchase through Google, not content with audio descriptions available on streaming services.” In order to activate the descriptions and check what’s available, press the Google Assistant button and say, “’Search audio description movies.” Learn more about how Google TV will curate movies with audio descriptions in accessibility push.