TV station enables blind Americans to enjoy Olympic games
August 19, 2016
Millions of blind Americans are able to enjoy the Olympic games like never before.
This is thanks to the TV network station NBC, which is airing the Olympics in prime time with additional narrators who report what's happening on screen. Its like closed captioning for the visually impaired.
To hear them, all viewers have to do is turn on special cable-box settings to activate their audio track. Two senior Canadian sports broadcasters who spent hours studying the sports and NBC commentators' speech patterns do the commentary.