Application for the visually impaired to “watch” movies in theaters was filed in Moscow
MOSCOW, November 24 – RIA Novosti. The new inclusive mobile application “Un Certain Regard” was launched in Moscow, RIA Novosti correspondent reported. It allows a blind person to “watch” movies with audio commentary in movie theaters.
“More than 300,000 visually impaired people are registered in Russia. The program focuses on making the lives of visually impaired people as comfortable as possible. The app makes cinema accessible,” said Fatima Mukhamedzhan, director of the Arts, Sciences and Sports foundation. she developed this app.
Technology solves the problems of halls, especially those without audio commentary equipment. He added that the application will also be useful in regions where the cinema culture is not as developed as Moscow.
According to the organizers, development took six months. In the future, the developers plan to create a rating system so that users can influence the quality of information transfer and connect to work on online platforms and streaming services.
“Thanks to this application, we will be able to shoot more films. The Ministry of Culture tries to give maximum attention to the disabled. In this case, audio commentary, which has become a mandatory part of filmmaking, makes a great contribution. Head of Cinematography Department of the Ministry of Culture, Dmitry Davidenko, took a step in filmmaking.”
He added that every movie that will be shot with the support of the Ministry of Culture will have an audio commentary section in the broadcast package.
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