Bayern Munich’s commitment to the supporter experience does not just extend to the in-stadium environment or fan club organizations. The club has invested to enhance its website to offer audio versions of the written text as a service to help visually impaired supporters. Per a release from FCBayern.com:
Fans come first at FC Bayern and that is why the German record champions always look to improve the service provided. Thanks to a new function on the official FC Bayern website, FCBayern.com, users can opt for audio reproduction of written text. That primarily enables visually-impaired fans to keep up-to-date with everything happening at the club from Säbener Straße.
As of now, the service is only available in German, but will be rolled out for other languages in the near future:
To access the new service, just click on the appropriate button and the text will be read out. The new audio service is currently available on the German websites of FC Bayern, the Allianz Arena, the Kids Club and the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt (on desktop, App, and mobile platforms). Other language versions will be available in the near future.
As always, the end goal is for the club to engage as many fans as possible:
FC Bayern are thus pursuing the target of providing the maximum possible accessibility. Users of the website are already able to change the font size or optimize the display in the event of a poor Internet connection using lite.fcbayern.com.