CBTClips Section 508 Accessibility / VPAT

The purpose of the Voluntary Product accessibility Template (VPAT) is to assist federal contracting officials and other buyers in making preliminary assessments regarding the availability of commercial electronic and information technology products and services with features that support accessibility. This VPAT describes how the published output of CBTClips software complies with Section 508 accessibility standards.

The first table provides a summary view of the Section 508 accessibility standards. The subsequent tables provide more detailed views of each subsection. There are three columns in each table. Column one of the summary table describes the subsections of subparts B and C of the Section 508 accessibility standards. The second column identifies whether the standard applies to CBTClips. The third column delineates CBTClips support of the standard. In the subsequent tables, the first column contains the lettered paragraphs of the subsections, the second column identifies whether CBTClips' output supports the described standard, and the third column contains any additional remarks and explanations regarding CBTClips' support for the standard.

Name of product: CBTClips Training Videos
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Summary Table

Guideline Applicable Compliance
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems Not applicable N/A
Section 1194.22 Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications Not applicable N/A
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products Not applicable N/A
Section 1194.24 Video and Multimedia Products Applicable Supports
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products Applicable Supports
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers Not applicable N/A
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria Applicable Supports
Section 1194.41 Information, Documentation, and Support Applicable Supports

1194.24 Video and Multimedia Products

Criteria Supported Explanations
(a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, wide screen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, and stand-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. Not applicable CBTClips does not include display hardware.
(b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry. Not applicable CBTClips does not include display hardware.
(c) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be open or closed captioned. Yes, user controlled CBTClips allow end-users to display closed-captioned text which is synchronized with audio narration.
(d) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described. Yes  
(e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be user-selectable unless permanent. Yes CBTClips display alternate text and audio descriptions.

Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products

Criteria Supported Explanations

(a) Self contained products shall be usable by people with disabilities without requiring an end-user to attach Assisi Technology to the product. Personal headsets for private listening are not Assisi Technology.

Yes  

(b) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required.

N/A  

(ac) Where a product utilizes touch screens or contact-sensitive controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with §1194.23 (Mk) (1) through (4).

N/A  

(d) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided.

N/A  

(e) When products provide auditory output, the audio signal shall be provided at a standard signal level through an industry standard connector that will allow for private listening. The product must provide the ability to interrupt, pause, and restart the audio at anytime.

N/A  

(lf) When products deliver voice output in a public area, incremental volume control shall be provided with output amplification up to a level of at least 65 dB. Where the ambient noise level of the environment is above 45 dB, a volume gain of at least 20 dB above the ambient level shall be user selectable. A function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use.

N/A

Audio through-put is controlled by the PC/device.

(g) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

Yes

CBTClips use different shaped callouts with intuitive graphics.

(oh) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a range of color selections capable of producing a variety of contrast levels shall be provided.

N/A  

(i) Products shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz.

Yes  

(Jo) (1) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: The position of any operable control shall be determined with respect to a vertical plane, which is 48 inches in length, centered on the operable control, and at the maximum protrusion of the product within the 48 inch length on products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls.

N/A  

(jo)(2) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is 10 inches or less behind the reference plane, the height shall be 54 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor.

N/A  

(jo)(3) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is more than 10 inches and not more than 24 inches behind the reference plane, the height shall be 46 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor.

N/A  

(jo)(4) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Operable controls shall not be more than 24 inches behind the reference plane.

N/A