Euro 2016, audio description for supporters with visual impairmentsby Beatrice Credi - 2016.03.02
Supporters with visual impairments can comfortably sit in the gallery and not to miss even a game of the next European Football Championship. Euro 2016 will boast, in fact, an audio description service – in French only – for all the match of the tournament. Supporters, do not just do nothing but sit on the stadium bleachers and wear simple wireless headphones. To ensure the service some forty professionals are beeing involved in a specific training. Audio description replaces the eyes of people with visual disabilities, allowing them to be present live thanks to the most accurate narratives of what is happening on the field. Not only the game, but also the atmosphere of the event. Which, remember, will be held in France from June 10 to July 10.