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ACCESSIBILITY - illico 1

 

 

This section provides you with the information you need to activate and configure the following accessibility features: closed captioning for the hearing impaired and audio description for the visually impaired.

 

 

Closed captioning for the hearing impaired

 

Closed captions are subtitles that appear at the bottom of the screen when you watch TV. The text offers an abridged version of the onscreen actors’ dialogue, as well as a description of important sound effects. Closed captioning is intended for people who have difficulty hearing.

 

 

How to activate closed captioning

 

        1. Press “SETTINGS” once to bring up the “QUICK SETTINGS” menu.

        2. Scroll down through the menu and select “CAPTION OFF/ON/ON WITH MUTE”

        3. Select “ON” or “ON WITH MUTE” and press ico-ok to confirm.

            - To change how the subtitles are displayed, press “SETTINGS” a second time to open the “GENERAL SETTINGS” menu.

            Scroll through the menu and select one of the following subtitle settings:

                    i. S-t: Background 
                    ii. S-t: Character s

                    iii. S-t: Options

                    iv. S-t: Source

 

 

Audio description for the blind and visually impaired


Intended for the blind and visually impaired, audio description enables users to hear a description of what is happening onscreen.

 

 

How to activate audio description


        1. Press the “SETTINGS” button twice to open the “GENERAL SETTINGS” menu.

        1. Press the button twice to open the menu.

        2. Scroll through the menu, select “AUDIO: DESCRIBED” and press ico-ok.

        3. Select “ENABLE” and press ico-ok to confirm.

 

 

 

ACCESSIBILITY - illico TV new generation

 

 

This section provides you with the information you need to activate and configure the following accessibility features: closed captioning for the hearing impaired and audio description for the visually impaired.

 

 

Closed captioning for the hearing impaired


Closed captions are subtitles that appear at the bottom of the screen while you watch TV. The text offers an abridged version of the onscreen actors’ dialogue, as well as a description of important sound effects. Closed captioning is intended for people who have difficulty hearing.

 


How to activate closed captioning

 

        1. Press ico-menu to access the main menu.

        2. Use the arrows fleches to select “Settings and Applications” in the “My illico” section.

       3. Use the arrows  to select “Settings”.

        4. Use fleches to select “Accessibility”.

        5. Use fleches to select “Closed Captioning”.

       6. To finish, select the subtitle options that suit your needs.

 
How to modify subtitles

 

        1. Press ico-menu to go to the main menu.

  1.         2. Using the arrows, select “Settings and Applications” in the “My illico” section.

        3. Use the fleches arrows to select “Settings”, and press ico-ok.

        4. Use the fleches arrows to select “Accessibility” and press ico-ok:

            i. Audio accessibility: lets you change the audio tracks (SAP).

            ii. Closed Captioning (CC): lets you change the options relating to subtitles.

 

 

How to configure the style of subtitles (closed captioning must be on or on with mute)

 

        1. Press fleches to access the display settings and select “Automatic” or “Customized”. Once the display has been

         configured,you can modify the closed caption settings.

 

 

Closed caption mode

  • Digital Source 1 is the standard closed caption channel.
  • Digital Source 2 is the recommended option for language selection.
  • Digital Source 3 to 6 are not being used.

 

Audio description for the blind and visually impaired


Intended for the blind and visually impaired, audio description enables users to hear a description of what is happening onscreen. Please note that, even if you activate this option, the channel you would like to watch must offer audio description.

 

 

How to activate audio description


OPTION 1: By pressing the * button then EXIT button on your New Generation remote (or by pressing the D button then EXIT button on your simplified remote).


OPTION 2: 

 

        1. Press ico-menu to go to the main menu.

        2. Using the arrows, select “Settings and Applications” in the “My illico” section.

        3. Select “SETTINGS” using the arrows fleches.
        4. Select “ACCESSIBILITY.”
        5. Select “AUDIO ACCESSIBILITY.”

        6. Then select “AUDIO DESCRIPTION” and “ON/OFF.”

 

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