For Immediate Release: Audio Eyes, LLC – Turning Pictures Into Words
Atlanta, Georgia
April 28, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM Eastern, Mr. Rick Boggs, founder of Audio Eyes, LLC will participate in Fedora Outlier’s popular weekly series #AccessChat – A Twitter Chat Committed To Access.

Audio eyes, LLC founder, Mr. Rick Boggs, is a proficient Pro Tools Audio engineer of 30 years, and was the first totally blind engineer to use State-of-the-art recording software. Mr. Boggs is an entrepreneur who launched his first video description company, We See TV, in 2001 after nearly a decade of service as a volunteer PR consultant and community organizer for the leading description provider for public television and cinemas.

Audio Eyes is a leading provider of Video Description and Accessible Media for broadcast television, theatrical movies, DVD releases, award winning documentaries, independent films, educational programming, and online published videos. Audio Eyes describers, engineers and producers have delivered Video Description for broadcast television networks as well as private entities and numerous government agencies including the California Secretary of State, the U.S. Department of Defense, the Internal Revenue Service, and the National Parks Service.

The event, “Inside Video Description: How Pictures Become Words,” will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (PST) in Burbank at the Dolby Labs, Umlang Theater, 3601 West Alameda Avenue Burbank, CA 91505, along with the live interactive webcast on webinar.dcmp.org.
Boggs and his team will demonstrate his company’s Quality Control Process to those attending the event as well as broadcast it online in partnership with the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), the nation’s largest free-loan educational described and captioned media library. will bring together Hollywood executives, TV producers, and the Disability Community to reveal a State-of-the-Art Process by which Professionals with Vision Loss add Value to the Description Production Process.

Executives and Producers from Hollywood will be able to attend the live demonstration of the critical video description QC process and to ask questions about aspects that impact their work. Blind consumers who attend the web event will be invited to submit their comments and questions live during the video description process. Americans with vision loss will also have an unprecedented opportunity to learn about professional opportunities in the field of accessible media.

At this special, one-of-a-kind event, Hollywood’s writers, producers, directors, and technicians will come together with educators, and individuals from the Disability Community to see the latest innovations in Accessible Media.

Rick Boggs will be presiding over this event which will be held before an audience of television producers and post production supervisors, Audio Eyes will show how description can be improved and focused with the inclusion of blind professionals in the process. The event will be simultaneously webcast with the assistance of the Described and Captioned Media Project (DCMP), allowing viewers worldwide to send in questions, comments and feedback during the demonstration.

Fedora Outlier, LLC is proud to support Audio Eyes, LLC and its endeavor to make an impact within the blindness community and is looking forward to having its founder Rick Boggs on #AccessChat on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM Eastern, 5:00 PM Pacific and 7:00 PM Central. You will definitely want to participate in the chat so you can find out more about Audio Eyes, LLC and the incredible event that will be taking place on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

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