2018 Legal Update: Digital Access Cases

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

The legal landscape can change a great deal in one year, that’s why we spoke with disability rights lawyer Lainey Feingold for a 2018 update on the digital accessibility legal landscape and digital access cases. In the webinar, 2018 Legal Update on…

Read More
December 13, 2018

Interview with Tim Schmoyer: Caption Certification for YouTube Videos

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

This is the final installment in a four video interview series with Tim Schmoyer, the YouTube personality behind VideoCreators and ReelSEO. In case you missed them, our previous interviews focused on the undervalued benefits of captioning your YouTube videos, easy ways to…

Read More
December 12, 2018

How to Convert Caption File Formats

by Jaclyn Leduc in How-To

To address this problem, we created a free web tool that converts between all the major caption formats, including SRT, SBV, Flash DFXP, SCC, SMI or SAMI, CPT.XML, QT, and STL.

Read More
December 12, 2018

U.S. Laws for Video Accessibility: ADA, Section 508, CVAA, and FCC Mandates

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Are you breaking video accessibility laws and don’t even know it? If you produce or distribute videos in the United States, your content may be subject to federal regulations regarding accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing. The rules are adapting…

Read More
December 12, 2018

Did You Know? Audio Description Is Required by Law

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

We know that it’s hard to keep up with the ever-changing accessibility laws and how they apply to rapidly evolving technology and media. But just because it’s hard to keep up, doesn’t mean that you’re exempt from providing the necessary accommodations. As…

Read More
December 11, 2018

7 Ways Captions and Transcripts Improve Video SEO

by Samantha Sauld in Video SEO

Looking to gain an edge in video SEO? Video SEO is an extension of SEO. It marries the vibrant medium of online video with the on-page textual elements in order to maximize video discoverability and viewership. A study from Cisco predicts that by…

Read More
December 10, 2018

OCR CPM Updates: No Longer Dismissing Repeat Complaints by Filers

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

Several months after a controversial provision was made encouraging investigators to dismiss multiple civil rights complaints from the same source, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced plans to reverse this provision.  The background: OCR Revision In…

Read More
December 10, 2018

White Paper: Roadmap to Web Accessibility in Higher Education

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

We understand that developing accessibility policies at institutions of higher learning can be a difficult process. This is why we made it our mission to create the definitive guide to establishing an accessible infrastructure at your college or university, the Roadmap to…

Read More
December 10, 2018

The ADA and Online Video Captioning Standards

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

Download the Brief: How the ADA Impacts Video Accessibility In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed to accolades. For the first time ever, disabled individuals were not excluded from participation in essential everyday activities. Before this, buildings were not legally…

Read More
December 6, 2018

The Current State of Automatic Speech Recognition

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

We’ve often heard the question, “When will a completely automated captioning and transcription solution become a reality?” With the emergence and growing popularity of speech-to-text applications like Apple Siri and Amazon Echo, the answer to this long-standing question has become more plausible.…

Read More
December 5, 2018

Q&A: Does the Law Require You to Provide Accessibility Training?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In the webinar, 2018 Legal Update on Digital Access Cases, Lainey Feingold, an internationally recognized disability rights lawyer and pioneer of Structured Negotiation, talks about key cases, court decisions, government agency activity, settlements, and other recent development affecting the digital space. Below…

Read More
December 5, 2018

How to Meet Amazon Captioning Specs

by Samantha Sauld in How-To

Amazon started off selling books. Today, it has evolved into the largest e-commerce company in the world, providing its customers with a variety of services such as consumer products, electronics, media, and more. One of Amazon’s many offerings is its online film…

Read More
December 4, 2018

3play media logo in blue

Subscribe to the Blog Digest

Sign up to receive our blog digest and other information on this topic. You can unsubscribe anytime.



By subscribing you agree to our privacy policy.