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The OCR Closed Over 2,500 Complaints – What Does This Mean?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Download the Checklist: Top OCR Requirements. At the beginning of this year, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) shockingly announced they were closing 2,500 complaints they had in line to investigate. There was, of course, panic. Did this mean that institutions didn’t…

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June 18, 2018
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How to Simplify Your Captioning Workflow

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

If complex workflows are your biggest challenge, then use these tips to simplify your captioning workflow. Adding captions is a process, but that doesn’t mean it should be complex. Through integrations, API workflows, and centralization, you can make the captioning process simpler.…

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June 14, 2018
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Q&A with Paul Grossman: Who Is Responsible for Ensuring Accessibility?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Paul Grossman is a Former Chief Reginal Attorney for the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Paul is an expert on accessibility laws in higher education. In the webinar, The Legal Year in Review: Accessibility Trends in Higher Ed,…

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June 13, 2018
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One Plugin to Rule them All: Introducing the 3Play Plugin

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

Say hello to the 3Play Plugin! With 3Play Plugin, making your videos accessible just got a whole lot easier. What is the 3Play Plugin? 3Play Plugin was designed to make your publishing process simpler and more flexible. Part of what makes our…

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Updated June 14, 2018
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What Is 99% Accuracy, Really?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

99% accuracy is the industry standard for caption quality. Most captioning vendors guarantee 99% accuracy. But, how true are their claims? What does accuracy include? A 99% accuracy rate means that there is a 1% chance of error or a leniency of…

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June 6, 2018
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How to Get Buy-In for Captioning

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

The number one barrier to captioning is cost and budget. Depending on the amount of video content you produce, your captioning bill can rack up quickly. Suddenly, getting buy-in becomes a challenge. Data shows that most of the people in an organization…

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June 6, 2018
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5 Tips for Speeding Up the Captioning Process

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Captioning in-house can take up a lot of time. Fortunately, there are a couple of tips and tricks you can try to help speed up the process. Instead of having to transcribe every word in the video, why not try using a…

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May 31, 2018
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How to Tell If You Are Required to Caption Your Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Captioning is a critical part of video accessibility. But not all organizations are required to caption (though they should still caption!). Captioning requirements also vary by industry, and often, complying with one law doesn’t mean you comply with all the laws. Because…

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May 30, 2018
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How Much Does Captioning Cost?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Video is a valuable means of communication for organizations across industries. But without captioning, video is inaccessible. As the rate of video production continues to increase at exponential rates, it’s important for organizations to factor in the cost of captioning. Is the…

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May 16, 2018

Brightcove Gallery

by Elisa Edelberg in How-To

Video interactivity significantly enriches the viewing experience by offering the viewer greater control over what they’re watching by using the text as a navigation tool. What is Brightcove Gallery? Brightcove’s Gallery makes it easy for marketers to create customized video experiences with…

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Updated May 25, 2018
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How to Centralize Video Accessibility Efforts at Your Organization

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Unfortunately, not all the video being produced today is accessible to everyone. Lack of captions, transcripts, and audio description inhibit a large portion of the population from enjoying and interacting with your video content. Often, accessible content is put on the back…

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May 9, 2018
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How to Produce WCAG-Compliant Video Captions and Audio Descriptions

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

If you want your video content to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA then you need captions and audio description. But how do you determine what constitutes “WCAG compliant” captions or descriptions? What standards are your captions…

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April 24, 2018

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