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3Play Media Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

by Rebecca Klein in Company + Culture

Watch GAAD with 3Play [Free Webinar] May 19, 2022, marked the 11th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Created by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion, GAAD is all about raising awareness for digital accessibility and inclusion for people around the world with…

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May 25, 2022

How to Add Audio Description to YouTube Videos

by Elisa Lewis in How-To

Add Audio Description to YouTube Videos More than 1 billion hours of videos are watched on YouTube each day. 71% of people with disabilities leave a website immediately if it’s not accessible. You don’t have to be a mathematician to understand these…

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May 12, 2022

8 Podcasts with Transcripts to Check Out

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide] Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular every year. With over 424 million people tuning in worldwide, podcast listeners account for about 20% of all internet users. That growth doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime…

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May 6, 2022

Disability Representation in Accessibility: Takeaways from Nic Steenhout

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Disability Representation in Accessibility with Nic Steenhout [Free Podcast] Accessibility consultant Nicolas Steenhout joined us on 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast to discuss disability representation in accessibility. We were excited to welcome Nic to Allied, as getting disabled people involved in accessibility work…

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May 5, 2022

Why 3Play Media’s Accuracy Rates are Better Than Others

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

Learn about accuracy in speech recognition technology [Free Report] When trying to find the right captioning vendor for you, it’s best to look for one that promises accurate captions. The industry standard for the accuracy rate of closed captions is 99%, and…

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Updated May 6, 2022

How Covid’s Mass Disabling Event is Impacting the Workforce

by Samantha Sauld in Industry Trends

  Watch: Advancing Disability Inclusion and Equality in the Workplace [FREE WEBINAR] When the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by storm, the way we operated as a society completely changed. We had to learn how to quickly pivot and adapt to our…

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Updated May 1, 2022

How Transcription Can Propel The Future of the Podcast Industry

by Erik Ducker in Video Accessibility

Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide] The podcast industry is nearly 20 years old, with a few ebbs and flows along the way. Currently, the industry is in a massive growth stage. With growth comes challenges, and with challenges comes…

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April 21, 2022

The Current State of Automatic Speech Recognition: A Report

by Elisa Lewis in Industry Trends

  Read the 2022 State of Automatic Speech Recognition [Free Report] 3Play Media conducts annual research to determine the current state of automatic speech recognition technology. The study looks at the general state of speech-to-text technology and evaluates how the top speech…

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April 20, 2022

What to Expect from Bilingual Transcription Jobs with 3Play Media

by Kelly Mahoney in Company + Culture

Start the application – Empieza la solicitud 📝 At 3Play Media, we’re looking for bilingual transcriptionists! Our transcription editors make up the core of what we do, and multi-lingual content is becoming more valuable as our world goes global. 3Play transcription editors enjoy…

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Updated April 20, 2022

Why Captioning Non-Speech Elements Matters for Accuracy

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Captioning Best Practices for Media and Entertainment [Free Ebook] When we talk about the quality of closed captions and podcast transcripts, we often reference the 99% industry standard for accuracy. Captioning accuracy measures punctuation, spelling, and grammar and is made up…

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April 15, 2022

CODA Film Dominates, Wins All Three Academy Award Nominations

by Kelly Mahoney in Lighter Side

  How to make your media accessible ➡️   History was made at the 94th Academy Awards last week, as the film CODA scooped up all three of its Oscar nominations at the live show in Los Angeles. CODA was named Best…

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Updated April 6, 2022

DOJ Issues Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA

by Rebecca Klein in Industry Trends

How the ADA Impacts Online Video Accessibility [Free Ebook] On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on web accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The announcement describes the DOJ’s guidance, which discusses various topics related…

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April 1, 2022

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