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Television Decoder Circuitry Act of 1990

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Television Decoder Circuitry Act of 1990

report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 1974.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Decoders (Electronics),
  • Closed caption television -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Deaf -- Services for -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-393.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17660338M

    The Television Decoder Circuitry Act (TDCA), passed in , requires all television sets with screens 13 inches or larger manufactured or imported into the United States after July 1, , to display closed captions through a "decoder chip" built into the sets.() Prior to the TDCA, individuals were required to purchase expensive and. By , when Congress enacted the Television Decoder Circuitry Act, only half a million Americans had purchased special set-top converters to .

    [pic]Television decoder circuitry act is enacted requiring a decoder chip to be put into every newly manufactured television set The Television Decoder Circuitry Act of requires television receivers with picture screens 13 inches or larger to have built-in decoder circuitry designed to display closed captioned television transmissions. The Television Decoder Circuitry Act of required televisions to have built-in caption display technology, decreasing the need for separate caption adapters and giving people access to on-screen captions almost anywhere they watched TV.

    Communications Act. The Communications Act of , as amended over time, including amendments made by the Telecommunications Act of , provides several mandates to require accessible telecommunications equipment and services, including television closed captioning. Some of these mandates are summarized below.   The Television Decoder Circuitry Act of required closed-caption decoders to be built into all TV sets with screens larger than 13 inches — in this case, the decoder was a chip instead of separate set top : Olivia B. Waxman.


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Television Decoder Circuitry Act of - How is Television Decoder Circuitry Act of abbreviated. Television Camera Set; Television Camera System. This chip could be built directly into new television sets in the factory, and it led to the passage of the Television Decoder Circuitry Act inmandating that all new television sets 13 inches or larger manufactured for sale in the U.S.

contain caption-decoding technology. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that new and altered facilities constructed by, on behalf of, or for the use of state and local government entities be designed to be readily accessible to and usable by people with disabilities (28 CFR ).

Pasi Sahlberg, a leading member of Finland’s Ministry of Education, has long tied the country’s students’ reading progress to its decision to require all foreign programs on TV to be closed-captioned.

6 Strangely, since George H. Bush signed the Television Decoder Circuitry Act back inmaking the closed-captioning chip mandatory. This act requires new televisions to have built-in decoder circuitry.

Specifically: (a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD.

But all television sets sold after the Television Decoder Circuitry Act were mandated to carry caption-decoding microchips, eliminating this constraint (Gregg, ). In. On Januthe Television Decoder Circuitry Act of was passed by Congress. This Act gave the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) power to enact rules on the implementation of Closed Captioning.

This Act required all analog television receivers with screens of at least 13 inches or greater, either sold or manufactured, to have. The place they are hidden is called line 21 of the vertical blanking interval (VBI). A law in the United States called the Television Decoder Circuitry Act of mandates since Julythat all televisions manufactured for sale in the U.S.

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The Television Decoder Circuitry Act of required closed-caption decoders to be built into all TV sets with screens larger than 13 inches —. Amendment of Part 15 of the Commission’s Rules to Implement the Provisions of the Television Decoder Circuitry Act ofReport and Order, GEN Dkt.FCC6 FCC Rcd (Ap ), recon.

granted in part, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 7 FCC Rcd (), codified at 47 C.F.R. § These performance and display Cited by: 1. A New Civil Right: Telecommunications Equality for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Americans. while universal access to television captioning required diligent legal and legislative work to pass the Decoder Circuitry Act in The same persistence resulted in the enactment of the Telecommunications Act ofwhich required all off-the-shelf Cited by:.

In reality, that model has been changing since before the Television Decoder Circuitry Act was enacted in Even then, less than half of the country’scaption decoders had been sold to people with hearing impairments.The Television Decoder Circuitry Act of requires that television sets with screens thirteen inches or larger manufactured for sale in the United States must have built-in .The Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of ; 7.

The Television Decoder Circuitry Act ofSection 3; 8. The Telecommunications Act of ; 9. Title III - Public Law [47 USC ]; and. The Workforce Investment Act of What follows is a discussion of : Carolyn Kinsell.