According to the Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology (COAT), the new law:
- Provides definitions for “advanced communications” (including interconnected and non-interconnected voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), electronic messaging, and interoperable video conferencing services); “consumer-generated media”; and “disability.”
- Requires telephones used with the Internet to be hearing aid compatible.
For a complete list of the items this law covers, visit the Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology.
Watch Video of President Obama Signing the 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act below