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What Publishing Houses Should Know About Video Production

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

It’s no secret that video is a powerful tool to connect with people across the globe. Its engaging nature allows for easier dissemination of information. Today, organizations are asking themselves, “How can we incorporate video into our communication streams?” But producing video…

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February 20, 2018
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What the Stats Say About Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

We’ve created a stats page that tells the story of accessibility and online video. It’s a compilation of the current state of hearing and vision loss, and the growth of online video. The Stats Don’t Lie When it comes to accessibility and…

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February 15, 2018
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Welcome to the New, Accessible 3Play Media Website

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

    Welcome to the new 3playmedia.com! We are completely new and improved. We’ve drastically changed our look, navigation, and accessibility, with the goal of making our website universally accessible and easier to navigate. We’ve redesigned with accessibility in mind. Our most…

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February 14, 2018
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[Downloadable] Video Accessibility Checklist

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Accessible video includes captions, transcripts, audio descriptions, and an accessible media player that supports these features. Unfortunately, many video players fail to meet the essential elements of an accessible video player. Many don’t support audio descriptions or transcripts and are polluted with…

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February 12, 2018
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Introducing the Expiring Editing Link!

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

We are so excited to announce the Expiring Editing Link! Now you can give non-3Play users access to specific files, without having to give them your 3Play username and password. What is the Expiring Editing Link? The Expiring Editing Link (EEL) is…

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February 9, 2018
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5 Museums Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Museums are magical places. Sure, as a kid, going to an art museum was probably the dullest thing in the world, but as an adult, nothing compares to that feeling you get when you finally stare into Mona Lisa’s smile. Accessibility Laws…

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Updated February 6, 2018
The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

We are quite the noisy population. Everywhere we go, sound is always surrounding us. Whether it’s police sirens passing by, or music through our headphones on our way to work, there is always background noise. Over 5% of the world’s population –…

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Updated February 8, 2018
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What Our Customers Love About 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

Every year, we conduct a customer survey to see what our customers have to say about working with 3Play Media. One question we asked our customers was,“What’s your favorite thing about 3Play?” Below are the top six reasons our customers love working…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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Can You Caption 360° Video, Virtual Reality, and 3D Video?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Video is getting real. First, it started with 3D video. In 1922, the first 3D film (The Power of Love) hit theaters. Sure, it was in black and white and not as high tech as Avatar or Shrek 3D, but it was…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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Washington D.C. Web Accessibility Laws

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

D.C. is one of the most accessible cities in the world. Whether you are visiting the White House or National Gallery of Art, all attractions are accessible to all visitors. Off the streets and in the cyberspace, Washington D.C. is equally committed…

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Updated January 10, 2018
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Why Our Transcript Editors Love Working With 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

At the core of what we do is our team of transcript editors. At 3Play, we have thousands of U.S. based editors who work daily (and at all hours) to ensure the services we provide to you are accurate, timely, compliant, and…

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Updated January 11, 2018
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The Ultimate Section 508 Refresh Checklist

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board released a comprehensive update to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act to address the ever-changing and universal nature of modern technology. The Section 508 refresh was a monumental step towards greater accessibility in the…

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Updated January 8, 2018