Mobile Phones and Captions for Streaming Video

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

IBM, the multinational technology giant has teamed up with market research firm, Morning Consult to shed light on what businesses need to know about video streaming. Both companies bring their extensive knowledge in technology and media in a newly published study showcasing…

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December 13, 2019

How To Make Your Live-Stream Content Accessible

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

If your live-stream content isn’t accessible, it’s not reaching its full potential. So, how do you make live videos accessible? Live online video, also known as live-stream content, is the new “it” thing. Those that are using live-stream content to reach more…

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Updated December 12, 2019

How to Become a Video Accessibility Hero

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

The key to becoming a successful video accessibility advocate is to understand three things: what makes a video accessible, the impact of video accessibility, and how to successfully integrate video accessibility with your organization’s processes.     What is Video Accessibility? There…

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December 6, 2019

3Play Media to Donate Over $6,000 to the American Society for Deaf Children

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Last month, we announced that for Giving Tuesday we would “3Play It Forward” to the American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC).  3Play It Forward is an annual campaign at 3Play Media to give back to the communities we serve and to shine…

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December 4, 2019

Four Years Later, Harvard Must Provide Closed Captions

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

What started out as a class-action lawsuit back in 2015, the NAD v. Harvard has become a well-known example in the accessibility community. This lawsuit has set precedent for colleges and universities to be held accountable for providing captioning on their online…

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December 3, 2019

Expert-Approved Accessibility Guidelines for Restaurants, Cafes, and Eateries

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

People with disabilities are just like everyone else: They love dining out, and restaurant accessibility ensures that they’re able to do so enjoyably. But what exactly do accessible restaurants look like?     The Basics of Restaurant Accessibility Restaurants, cafes, and eateries…

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November 26, 2019

The Easiest Way to Caption Blackboard Collaborate Videos

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Blackboard Collaborate gives educators the opportunity to virtually reach and engage with learners.  Aside from having great content, one way to improve user engagement is to caption videos. Captions are time-synchronized text that represent the audio in a video.  There are many…

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Updated December 9, 2019

Join Faces Behind the Screen and #SignYourThanks

by Jaclyn Leduc in Events

This Thanksgiving, we are challenging you to join 3Play Media and Faces Behind the Screen to #SignYourThanks! Why should you participate in this challenge? The goal of this campaign is to express gratitude and offer support for the Deaf and Hard of…

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Updated November 25, 2019

Accessible Cyberlearning: Q&A with Sheryl Burgstahler

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Sheryl Burgstahler is the Founder and Director of the University of Washington’s DO-IT Center and Access Technology Center, and she knows a great deal about accessible technology for cyberlearning materials. In the webinar, Designing Accessible Cyberlearning: Recommendations and Lessons Learned, Sheryl shares…

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November 18, 2019

A Deep Dive Into Accessibility Laws with Lainey Feingold

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

In this deep dive, we revisit Lainey Feingold’s ACCESS presentation on how to navigate the world of accessibility laws. At ACCESS 2019, we were joined by legal rebel Lainey Feingold. Lainey is an internationally recognized disability rights lawyer and pioneer of Structured…

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November 15, 2019

How to Design Accessible Cyberlearning

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In the latest webinar, “Designing Accessible Cyberlearning: Recommendations and Lessons Learned”, Sheryl Burgstahler, Founder and Director of the DO-IT Center and UW Access Technology Center at the University of Washington, provides recommendations on how cyberlearning researchers can address accessibility issues and how…

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November 15, 2019

What The Domino’s Decision Means for Audio Description

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

If you’re keeping up with the latest in accessibility news, you’re probably well aware of one of the most recent lawsuits filed against the food chain giant, Domino’s Pizza.  Here’s a quick recap just in case you missed it!  ➡️ Quick Facts…

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Updated November 12, 2019

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