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Which Web Accessibility & Closed Captioning Laws Apply to You? (QUIZ)

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Suspect you might be legally required to closed caption your online videos? Knowing which web accessibility laws can help you better understand what accommodations you should be providing. In the US, there are five major web accessibility laws: The Rehabilitation Act The…

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Updated July 12, 2018
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[Checklist] What Matters When Selecting a Closed Captioning Service

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Choosing the right closed captioning service can make a big difference. While there are many vendors to choose from, not all are created equal. When selecting a captioning vendor, you want to make sure you find one that is reliable, accurate, and…

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July 12, 2018
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Teachers Test Prep Settlement Over Title III of ADA Violation

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Teachers Test Prep (TTP) was cited for violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Under the complaint, TTP failed to offer their online courses and one-on-one tutoring sessions in an accessible manner for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.…

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July 9, 2018
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Trends in Video Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

More video is uploaded to the web in 1 month than TV has created in 3 decades. Every day more than 500 million hours of video is watched on YouTube alone. People are watching video on social media; they are watching video…

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July 5, 2018
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Q&A: How Oracle University Uses 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

In the webinar hosted by Training Magazine Network, Ben Labrum, Sr. Principal Product Manager at Oracle University Digital Learning, and Lily Bond, Director of Marketing at 3Play Media, share how creating accessible videos leads to greater employee engagement and comprehension. Watch the…

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June 29, 2018
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Captioning and Transcription for K-12

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Video is increasingly becoming a popular means of education, particularly in K-12 schools. As a result, captioning is increasingly becoming a hot topic for K-12 schools. When it comes to captioning, what do K-12 schools care about? What are their challenges? And…

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June 28, 2018
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Q&A: How Do Accessibility Laws Apply to You?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Accessibility laws don’t have to be overwhelming. In fact, once you break them down, they become infinitely easier to understand. In the webinar, Navigating the Venn Diagram of Video Accessibility Laws, Lily Bond from 3Play Media breaks down all the accessibility laws…

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June 26, 2018
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What You Should Know About WCAG 2.1

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

It’s official: WCAG 2.1 has been released! So does this mean you have to change your websites and learn new standards? Not at all! WCAG 2.1 is an extension of WCAG 2.0. It follows the same structure and levels of compliance. So…

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June 21, 2018
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How Oracle Uses 3Play Media to Caption Their Training Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in Case Studies

62% of employees with a disability have an invisible disability or a disability that one cannot immediately identify upon meeting a person. Hearing loss is an invisible disability. Oracle uses captioning to make their Oracle University content accessible to deaf and hard…

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Updated July 19, 2018
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The OCR Closed Over 2,500 Complaints – What Does This Mean?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Download the Checklist: Top OCR Requirements. At the beginning of this year, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) shockingly announced they were closing 2,500 complaints they had in line to investigate. There was, of course, panic. Did this mean that institutions didn’t…

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June 18, 2018
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How to Simplify Your Captioning Workflow

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

If complex workflows are your biggest challenge, then use these tips to simplify your captioning workflow. Adding captions is a process, but that doesn’t mean it should be complex. Through integrations, API workflows, and centralization, you can make the captioning process simpler.…

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June 14, 2018
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Q&A with Paul Grossman: Who Is Responsible for Ensuring Accessibility?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Paul Grossman is a Former Chief Reginal Attorney for the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Paul is an expert on accessibility laws in higher education. In the webinar, The Legal Year in Review: Accessibility Trends in Higher Ed,…

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June 13, 2018