'DESCRIPTIVE' VIDEOS FOR BLIND ARE OFFERED BY STOP & SHOP

BOSTON -- Stop & Shop here in July began offering "described" videos for the blind and visually impaired at its 57 Video Centers, making it the first retail channel in the country to provide this specialized service.Known as Descriptive Video Service, the videos provide oral narration of key visual elements on screen without disrupting program dialogue. The videos are distributed by DVS Home Video,

BOSTON -- Stop & Shop here in July began offering "described" videos for the blind and visually impaired at its 57 Video Centers, making it the first retail channel in the country to provide this specialized service.

Known as Descriptive Video Service, the videos provide oral narration of key visual elements on screen without disrupting program dialogue. The videos are distributed by DVS Home Video, a branch of the Boston public television station WGBH that premiered close caption

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