What Clubhouse Means for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users

by Samantha Sauld in Uncategorized

Every so often, a new social media app hits the market and takes internet users by storm. Remember the days when everyone raced to create an account on Facebook, Instagram, or even more recently, TikTok? Whenever a new app launches and generates…

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Updated February 25, 2021

How the New White House Administration is Prioritizing Accessibility

by Aj Beltis in Industry Trends

Under President Joe Biden’s administration, it appears accessibility has become an important initiative.  Since (and even before) Mr. Biden’s inauguration, he and his team have made a point to make all communications accessible to a wider audience – particularly to those who…

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February 26, 2021

How to Bake-In Accessibility on Your Website

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Everybody loves cake. However, you need to bake it with the right ingredients so that everyone can eat and enjoy it. Think of a website like a cake. Organizations can bake-in accessibility and use the right web design “ingredients” to ensure that…

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February 25, 2021

Tips to Help Foster Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

In February 2021, we hosted the third ACCESS at Home virtual event, which focused on accessibility and fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace. There were many excellent speakers, each sharing their expertise and experiences on incorporating and prioritizing diversity, equity, and…

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February 19, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month: Deaf Culture and Black ASL

by Samantha Sauld in Lighter Side

Every year in February during Black History Month we celebrate the work and legacy of prominent Black leaders who’ve paved a way for racial equity and inclusion in the United States. It’s also a time when people celebrate Black culture and history…

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Updated February 22, 2021

How 3Play Stands Apart From Competitors, According to Our Customers

by Aj Beltis in Company + Culture

To stay competitive, retain customers, and get found online, an increasing number of companies have started relying on video as a crucial element to their organization. In fact, 86% of businesses use video as a marketing tool – not to mention the…

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February 16, 2021

Live Captions for StreamYard with 3Play Media

by Jaclyn Leduc in How-To

Many companies and organizations use StreamYard to stream live online video to platforms like YouTube. Live captions for StreamYard ensures that your live video content is more accessible for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and it helps boost engagement…

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February 12, 2021

The New WCAG 3 Draft: Here’s What You Should Know

by Samantha Sauld in Industry Trends

Accessibility advocates everywhere are excited in anticipation of the release of WCAG 3. Although it’s currently an incomplete draft that will continue to develop over the next few years, it’s still a major occasion.   If you’re an avid member of the #a11y…

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February 12, 2021

Why 3Play Media Is Better at Audio Description

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

When searching for an audio description service, it can be challenging to find a solution that delivers on all fronts. Audio description quality, compliance, workflow, integrations, turnaround, and multiple output options are some of the main factors companies look for in a…

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February 5, 2021

How Our Customers Are Tackling Video Accessibility in 2021

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

2020 was an unprecedented year for many of us, including our customers. With a global pandemic, many of our customers had to switch gears and pivot their video accessibility needs. We were curious to understand how it changed and how it may…

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January 29, 2021

The Current State of Automatic Speech Recognition: A Report

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

3Play Media conducts annual research – which is then compiled into a report – to provide the most up-to-date findings on the current state of automatic speech recognition (ASR) technologies as it applies to captioning and transcription. One of the main reasons…

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January 29, 2021

8 Great Digital Accessibility Blogs to Follow

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

It’s been a long-time coming, and finally, digital accessibility is in the spotlight. While things like digital accessibility blogs and inclusive web design are trending, brands must view accessibility not just as a passing trend. Instead, we must acknowledge digital access as…

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January 27, 2021

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