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Budgets Are Growing, but Video Is Growing Faster

by Elisa Edelberg in Uncategorized

By 2019, 80% of the world’s internet traffic will be video. With video growing so rapidly, it’s no surprise that respondents from our 2018 State of Captioning survey reported increased budgets since the previous year. In 2017, 16% of organizations reported an…

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July 18, 2018
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3Play Media Is an Approved Vendor for the DECT Grant for Participating CCC Schools

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

As both a captioning service provider, and educator in the accessibility industry, we are always striving to better understand captioning trends and needs in order to better alleviate pain points. In our 2018 State of Captioning report, we learned that budget is…

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July 17, 2018
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Audio Description for Enterprise

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

At 3Play we have big dreams, and want ALL video to be accessible. We know that often times many factors play a role in deciding what videos to make accessible – and to what extent. Although all enterprise video can greatly benefit…

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July 16, 2018
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Which Web Accessibility & Closed Captioning Laws Apply to You? (QUIZ)

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Suspect you might be legally required to closed caption your online videos? Knowing which web accessibility laws can help you better understand what accommodations you should be providing. In the US, there are five major web accessibility laws: The Rehabilitation Act The…

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Updated July 12, 2018
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[Checklist] What Matters When Selecting a Closed Captioning Service

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Choosing the right closed captioning service can make a big difference. While there are many vendors to choose from, not all are created equal. When selecting a captioning vendor, you want to make sure you find one that is reliable, accurate, and…

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July 12, 2018
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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to Instagram TV

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

Instagram was among the top three most popular video platforms of 2017. In the same year, online video accounted for 74% of all online traffic. By 2019, 80% of the world’s internet traffic will be video. With more and more video being…

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July 10, 2018
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Teachers Test Prep Settlement Over Title III of ADA Violation

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Teachers Test Prep (TTP) was cited for violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Under the complaint, TTP failed to offer their online courses and one-on-one tutoring sessions in an accessible manner for deaf and hard of hearing individuals.…

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July 9, 2018
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Trends in Video Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

More video is uploaded to the web in 1 month than TV has created in 3 decades. Every day more than 500 million hours of video is watched on YouTube alone. People are watching video on social media; they are watching video…

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July 5, 2018

Q&A: How Oracle University Uses 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

In the webinar hosted by Training Magazine Network, Ben Labrum, Sr. Principal Product Manager at Oracle University Digital Learning, and Lily Bond, Director of Marketing at 3Play Media, share how creating accessible videos leads to greater employee engagement and comprehension. Watch the…

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June 29, 2018
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Captioning and Transcription for K-12

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Video is increasingly becoming a popular means of education, particularly in K-12 schools. As a result, captioning is increasingly becoming a hot topic for K-12 schools. When it comes to captioning, what do K-12 schools care about? What are their challenges? And…

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June 28, 2018
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Blindness Is Not All or Nothing

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

When people hear the word blind, they often think of someone who cannot see at all.  However, blindness isn’t black and white – there is a huge grey area. 3.5% of the world’s population live with vision impairment – that’s 253 million…

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June 27, 2018
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Q&A: How Do Accessibility Laws Apply to You?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Accessibility laws don’t have to be overwhelming. In fact, once you break them down, they become infinitely easier to understand. In the webinar, Navigating the Venn Diagram of Video Accessibility Laws, Lily Bond from 3Play Media breaks down all the accessibility laws…

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June 26, 2018

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