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December 6, 2010
DVS® and Technology for Blind Users Featured on ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on Sunday, December 5

November 5, 2010
Press "5" to Hear More of Toy Story 3:
WGBH Brings Toy Story 3 Accessible DVD to Blind Audiences


August 25, 2010
WGBH's Media Access Group Wins Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts LEAD Award

June 22, 2010
Disney Unveils First-of-its-Kind Outdoor Audio Description Technology for Guests with Disabilities

November 13, 2009
Disney·Pixar's "Up" now on DVD, Blu-ray and iTunes with Descriptive Video Service®

October 23, 2009
Universal Pictures to Release DVD and Blu-ray Discs with DVS

September 3, 2009
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Partners with WGBH Media Access Group to Deliver Descriptive Video Service on Home Video Titles

January 26, 2009
WGBH/Boston Collaborates with The Hall At Patriot Place Presented By Raytheon to Enhance Museum Access for All Patrons

January 16, 2009
Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Closed Captioning And Live Description for PBS's Inaugural Coverage on TV and Online

December 30, 2008
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Users Vote "Yes" on New Radio Technology During Live Captioned Broadcast of Presidential Election

March 6, 2008
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! To Arrive in Select Theaters with Captions and Audio Descriptions for Movie Fans of All Ages

September 5, 2005
New Video Releases with Descriptive Narration from DVS Home Video®

March 14, 2005
RAY on DVD - Enhanced with DVS

November 19, 2003
CBS Airs Holiday Classics with Description

October 28, 2003
New Video Releases with Descriptive Narration from DVS Home Video

October 3, 2003
WGBH's Media Access Group Launches Spanish Web Site for Individuals with Hearing and Visual Disabilities

August 8, 2003
Martin Scorsese Presents THE BLUES on PBS

July 21, 2003
New Video Releases with Descriptive Narration from DVS Home Video

June 13, 2003
Nickelodeon Series Dora the Explorer Now Available with Description

June 11, 2003
America Online Makes Finding "MoPix" Movies a Click Away
Keyword MoPix a Shortcut to Movies, Showtimes and Theaters for Movie Fans with Hearing or Vision Loss

June 4, 2003
PBS's Dragon Tales and Angelina Ballerina Now Airing with Description

May 23, 2003
The Victory Garden on PBS now described
Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Description Services for
The Victory Garden's New Season


March 25, 2003
FOX Introduces New Series - Oliver Beene - with Description
The Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Description Services

March 7, 2003
Road to Perdition, Chicago: City of the Century, Partners of the Heart
Latest DVD Releases to Include Descriptive Audio Track

November 21, 2002
New Video Releases with Description For Blind Audiences Available
from DVS Home Video
Media Access Group at WGBH Issues New DVS Home Video Catalog®

October 11, 2002
The Media Access Group at WGBH Receives Three Grants From US Department of Education
Funding Will Provide TV Captioning and Video Description

October 11, 2002
Real-Time Closed Captioning of NECN'S 9pm Newscast
Funded by US Department of Education Grant


October 7, 2002
Media Access Group at WGBH Launches Comprehensive New Web Site

September 19, 2002
First DVD to "Talk" to Users Wins Industry Award
WGBH Boston's Abraham and Mary Lincoln - A House Divided Lauded for Innovative Audio Navigation Feature

August 20, 2002
CBS and FOX Series Return with Description This Fall
The Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Description Services

July 15, 2002
Zenith Launches Digital High Definition Televisions (HDTVs) with Digital Closed Captioning Capability, Partners with WGBH to Demonstrate New Technology

July 15, 2002
The Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes New MAG Guides - Latest in Series of Consumer Information Brochures

May 24, 2002
The Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes Informational Brochure on Video Description for Families and Educators of Children with Visual Impairments

May 14, 2002
CBS Television Introduces Description on Two Series for Viewers who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Description Services

April 12, 2002
New England Cable News Introduces Real-Time Closed Captioning on Nightly 9pm Newscast
Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Captioning Services

April 5, 2002
CBS Television to Air Movies and Mini-Series with Description for Viewers with Visual Impairment

April 3, 2002
Blue's Clues Premieres on CBS with Description for Young Viewers with Visual Impairment
Media Access Group at WGBH Provides Description Services

March 7, 2002
Marcus Garvey: Look For Me In The WhirlwindLatest Fully Accessible DVD

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