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Why Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Other Medical Training Videos Need Captions

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

ROI Analysis of Transcription & Captioning [Free eBook] Whether it’s a medical device training video, instructional surgery guide, or continuing medical education (CME), captions and transcripts have become invaluable to the medical and healthcare industries.  Captions are crucial for enhancing learning outcomes,…

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December 6, 2023

Key Insights from 3Play’s Giving Tuesday Celebration with the GAAD Foundation

by Jena Wallace in Events

Championing Inclusivity with the GAAD Foundation [Free Webinar] Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a global movement to inspire charity and generosity in communities everywhere. The day takes place each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The goal of Giving Tuesday…

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November 30, 2023

Captioning for Financial Services Companies

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Accessibility 101 for Financial Institutions [Free Webinar] The finance industry has drastically changed in response to society’s reliance on online banking. Rather than visit a bank in person, people can open up their smartphones and check account balances, deposit or transfer money,…

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November 15, 2023

Closed Caption Styling & Formatting Best Practices You Need to Know

by Jena Wallace in Uncategorized

Captioning Best Practices for Media & Entertainment [Free eBook] Closed caption styling is an important element of video production that significantly impacts video quality and accessibility.  Traditionally, caption styling best practices were determined by television networks, streaming services, and captioning professionals based…

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November 3, 2023

Stars with Vision Loss: Celebrities Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

by Rebecca Klein in Lighter Side

Woke Up Blind, Now I’m Here. Disability Culture with Lachi [Free Webinar] According to the World Health Organization, at least 2.2 billion people around the world have a near or distance vision impairment. In the United States, over 7 million Americans have…

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November 2, 2023

4 Benefits of Using AWS S3 in Captioning Workflows

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

5 Security Questions to Ask Your Closed Captioning Provider [Free eBook] Ensuring secure methods of data storage and transfer is a necessity in today’s digital world. As organizations across a variety of industries are moving towards the adoption of secure workflows for…

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October 25, 2023

3Play’s Patent Playbook: Revolutionizing Live Captioning Technology with Failover and Failback

by Jena Wallace in Industry Trends

3Play’s Patent Playbook blog series tells the stories behind our patented technology. Learn how 3Play Media’s Research and Development (R&D) teams are spearheading innovation in accessibility tech and why 3Play’s patents are creating breakthroughs in the media accessibility industry at large. Read…

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October 16, 2023

How to Create Audio Description for Youtube Videos

by Rebecca Klein in How-To

Create Audio Description for 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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October 13, 2023

Understanding WCAG Guidelines

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

WCAG 2.0 & Beyond: Modernizing Web Accessibility [Free eBook] Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) remain among the most comprehensive and relevant accessibility standards since their inception over two decades ago. These guidelines offer a structured approach to creating digital content that is…

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Updated October 11, 2023

Summarized Transcription vs. Real-Time Captioning in Higher Education

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

The 3Play Way: Real-Time Captioning in Higher Education [Free Webinar] School is back in session, which means disability services offices are coordinating accommodations and working with students to ensure their higher education experiences are accessible. For students who are d/Deaf or hard…

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Updated October 24, 2023

Real-Time Captioning in the College Classroom 101

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

The 3Play Way: Real-Time Captioning in Higher Education [Free Webinar] As a new school year kicks off, students are stocking up on the traditional academic tools: course books, notebooks, pens, laptops, etc. These items are unquestionably essential to the learning experience for…

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September 14, 2023

Using Subtitles to Learn a Language: Captions for ESL Students

by Rebecca Klein in User Engagement

Discover the Benefits of Captioning and Transcription [Free Ebook] What are the benefits of captions for ESL learners (English as a second or foreign language) and English language learners (ELLs)? More than one in 10 of the nation’s approximately 50 million public…

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August 24, 2023

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