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Hybrid Broadcast Broadband for All (HBB4ALL)
Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Description The project will show how technology can help to provide more and better TV access services tailored to the users' needs at lower cost in a multilingual EuropeThe project HBB4ALL addresses a wide range of accessibility features for a multi-platform media environment - focusing on the hybrid broadcast-broadband TV(HbbTV) concept or Smart TV. The project aims at advancing solutions to future accessibility problems, when HbbTV becomes widespread in Europe.Understanding interoperability in a multiplatform and multilanguage comminication will allow to test easy colutions for media accessibility.How to watch TV content on PC, tablets, samrt phones and TVs with an array of communication solutions such as: subtitling, audio description, clean audio, and many customizable features.Multiple EU languages, large and small, sign language, and language situation - monolingual, bilingual - will be taken into consideration and also the three translation modes : dubbing, subtitling and voice-over.The project is also benchmarking quality of access services from a user-centric approach, and will promote accessibility as an added value for education, therapy, and social inclusion.
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