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Subtitling vs. Dubbing: Which Workflow is Best for Your Organization?

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Dubbing Checklist [FREE Download] When it comes to watching their favorite foreign language films, many viewers choose between two main viewing options – subtitling vs. dubbing. These two options are largely dependent on the viewer, where they are from, and their viewing…

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February 21, 2024

New Apple Podcasts Transcripts Are Changing the Way Users Consume Podcasts

by Rebecca Klein in User Engagement

Attention, all podcast creators! Get ready for a shift in podcast accessibility and listener engagement. Apple is taking an industry-defying leap forward with transcript support in the next iOS update, set to be released in March 2024. Apple will provide automatically generated…

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February 9, 2024

How To Create and Add Audio Description for Vimeo Videos

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Create Audio Description for Your Vimeo Videos Vimeo now supports multiple audio tracks on videos, meaning it is possible to add audio description (AD) to your Vimeo videos! Audio description, also known as descriptive audio or video description, provides narration of relevant…

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February 9, 2024

From the AI Evolution to Gen Z’s Closed Caption Expectations: 3Play Media co-CEOs Share Their 2024 Media Accessibility Predictions

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Watch the Video: 3Play Media co-CEOs Josh Miller and Chris Antunes Share Their 2024 Media Accessibility Predictions Each year, 3Play Media co-founders and co-CEOs, Chris Antunes and Josh Miller, share their insights and predictions for the evolving media accessibility landscape. From government…

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February 5, 2024

Key Takeaways from UsableNet’s 2023 Year-End Digital Accessibility Lawsuit Report

by Rebecca Klein in Industry Trends

UsableNet’s 2023 Year-End Digital Accessibility Lawsuit Report UsableNet, a leader in the digital accessibility and usability space, ensures that the digital world and its contents (i.e., websites, videos, and mobile apps) are free of barriers and accessible to all users. Each year,…

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January 19, 2024

Takeaways from Lainey Feingold’s 2023 Digital Accessibility Legal Update

by Jena Wallace in Industry Trends

Digital Accessibility Legal Update with Lainey Feingold – Part One [Free Webinar] At the end of each year, Lainey Feingold joins 3Play Media to share her annual digital accessibility legal update. Because 2023 was such an impactful year for digital accessibility news…

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Updated January 12, 2024

Everything to Know About the Distance Education Captioning and Transcription (DECT) Grant

by Jena Wallace in Company + Culture

Need A DECT Vendor? Get Started with 3Play Media In our 2023 State of Captioning Report, we learned that budget and lack of resources remain major barriers to providing captioning. One way to overcome these accessibility barriers is through grant funds, such…

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Updated January 16, 2024

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 Industry Trends

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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Updated December 20, 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
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