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What Is Automatic Translation (And Is It Good Enough)?

by Kelly Mahoney in Uncategorized

Learn more about video translation 🎥 Video translation offers the potential of making your content more accessible to your viewers, as well as drastically improving your audience size – but these benefits only apply if you’re providing accurate, high-quality translations. Many organizations…

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January 24, 2022

CODA Makes History With Deaf Representation in Film

by Rebecca Klein in Lighter Side

  How to Make Media & Entertainment More Accessible with Captions   Awards season can often be a painful reminder of all the ways the entertainment industry excludes and misrepresents d/Deaf, neurodiverse, and disabled actors and characters. If characters with disabilities are…

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January 21, 2022

Let’s Talk About Live Captioning

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Join the Live Professional Captioning Launch Party 🎉   One of the most exciting things for the 3Play Media team is developing a new product. Recently, we were thrilled to announce the release of our latest live captioning service, Live Professional…

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January 18, 2022

Press Release: 3Play Media Reinvents Live Captioning with the First Solution to Provide Professional Live Captioning and Auto Captioning Failover

by Elisa Lewis in Product Updates

Modern approach leverages professional and auto captioning to deliver highly accurate and reliable real-time captions BOSTON, Mass., January 12, 2022 __ 3Play Media, the leading video accessibility provider, announced today the availability of Live Professional Captioning, becoming the first captioning platform to…

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Updated January 11, 2022

5 Ways a Podcast Transcript Can Expand Your Reach

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Podcast transcription is a major topic right now, and for good reason: Three leading podcast platforms were recently sued for not providing transcripts on their popular mobile applications. While this lawsuit could have far-reaching legal consequences for the podcast industry, such as…

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January 7, 2022

The Real Reasons You Should Be Translating Video

by Kelly Mahoney in Uncategorized

The COVID-19 pandemic and the need for physical distance have ensured that virtual and hybrid models of learning, working, and gathering will stick around in 2022. As industries all over the globe realize the benefits of a virtual world, translated video content…

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Updated January 7, 2022

3Play Media’s Top Content in 2021

by Kelly Mahoney in Lighter Side

As industry leaders in video accessibility content, we keep our finger on the pulse of the most relevant topics in the accessibility community. To help our readers stay just as up-to-date as we are, we’re regularly researching and publishing blog content, podcast…

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Updated January 3, 2022

Video and Media Accessibility Predictions for 2022

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

As we reflect on another year of challenge and change for society, 3Play Media co-founders and co-CEOs Chris Antunes and Josh Miller propose thoughtful video and media accessibility predictions for the year ahead. We learned invaluable video lessons throughout our second calendar…

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Updated December 30, 2021

How 3Play’s Video Translation Service Stands Out

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Choosing a video translation and subtitling vendor can be challenging. After all, there are numerous aspects to consider, such as cost, quality, services required, languages offered, and unique features. At 3Play Media, we strive to give our customers peace of mind. If…

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Updated December 27, 2021

How to Get a Tax Break by Improving Accessibility

by Aj Beltis in Industry Trends

As the year nears its end, it’s time to wrap up holiday shopping, pick out your New Year’s outfit, and – if you’re a business owner – start preparing to file taxes. Large and small businesses alike are always on the hunt…

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December 17, 2021

New Lawsuit Looks to End Inaccessibility of Popular Podcast Platforms

by Kelly Mahoney in Industry Trends

On December 14, 2021, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) announced their accessibility lawsuit against podcast services offered by SiriusXM, Stitcher, and Pandora. Surprisingly, these major entertainment providers do not prioritize transcription of podcasts hosted on…

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Updated December 20, 2021

YouTube’s Newest Accessibility-Focused Features You Need to Know About

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

In October, YouTube announced plans to improve their closed captioning & subtitling features in an effort to improving the overall accessibility of the platform. Similar features have been introduced before, but these releases were previously limited by subscriber counts or supported languages. Keep…

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December 10, 2021

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