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Meet the Speakers at 3Play’s 2024 ACCESS Conference

by Jena Wallace in Events

Register for ACCESS 2024 [Free Virtual Accessibility Conference] 3Play’s 2024 ACCESS conference is just around the corner! At this year’s ACCESS, we’re gathering influential accessibility leaders, experts, and professionals across a variety of industries.  Together, we’ll explore challenges, learn how to provide…

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April 23, 2024

Key Insights from 3Play’s Giving Tuesday Celebration with the GAAD Foundation

by Jena Wallace in Events

Championing Inclusivity with the GAAD Foundation [Free Webinar] Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a global movement to inspire charity and generosity in communities everywhere. The day takes place each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The goal of Giving Tuesday…

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Updated December 20, 2023

Rethinking How We Use Closed Captioning in Education

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Build a roadmap to web accessibility in higher education [FREE eBook] Video captions are more than just text on a screen. That’s what Sean Zdenek believes. An associate professor and director of graduate studies in the department of English at the University…

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Updated December 13, 2022

DCMP Captioning Key: Standards and Guidelines

by Kelly Mahoney in Events

Watch the webinar: 3Play’s Quick Start to Captioning 🎬 Along with creating guidelines for closed captioning dos and don’ts, the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides media designed for students with disabilities and leads as a resource for families and teachers…

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Updated July 5, 2022

How We Planned Two Virtual Events + Free Event Planning Workbook

by 3mediaweb in Events

Organizing a virtual conference is a beast of its own. It requires ample planning, several spreadsheets, and lots of testing to ensure technology doesn’t fail us the day of the event. Like many other organizations, we had to pivot our in-person event…

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Updated October 23, 2023

The Current State of Translation for Virtual Events in the Corporate Space

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

Events have always been – and will continue to be – a staple for countless organizations, who use events to raise awareness of their brand, meet and interact with new prospects, and increase sales. However, due to the influx of online interactions…

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Updated March 16, 2021

3 Tips for Shifting to Online Conferences and Events

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

WAIT! Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? Finding ways to connect online has become more important than ever before. But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. With a little planning and…

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Updated April 20, 2021

Join Faces Behind the Screen and #SignYourThanks

by Jaclyn Lazzari in Events

This Thanksgiving, we are challenging you to join 3Play Media and Faces Behind the Screen to #SignYourThanks! Why should you participate in this challenge? The goal of this campaign is to express gratitude and offer support for the Deaf and Hard of…

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Updated November 25, 2019

Top 5 Tips for Getting Colleagues to Adopt UDL in eLearning

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

Need help encouraging your colleagues to start implementing universal design for learning (UDL) in the courses they teach? Dr. Thomas Tobin, author and speaker on quality in distance education, is an expert on the subject. He suggests referencing the following five-step approach…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Closed Captioning & Subtitling Standards in IP Video Programming

by Emily Griffin in Events

  How do we consistently produce closed captions that are over 99% accurate? By setting and adhering to video transcription, subtitling, and captioning standards. 3Play Media’s Operations Manager Claudia Rocha oversees a team of 1000+ transcript editors who create polished closed caption…

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Updated May 31, 2022

10 Tips for Achieving Video Accessibility

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

How do you go about making a video accessible to people with disabilities? And how do you tackle the even bigger challenge of making your organization’s whole video library accessible? To answer these questions, 3Play Media teamed up with Web Accessibility Expert…

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Updated February 7, 2024
5 Questions About HTML5 Video Accessibility, Answered by an Expert

5 Questions About HTML5 Video Accessibility, Answered by an Expert

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Video accessibility expert and W3C contributor John Foliot delivered a jam-packed presentation at the webinar HTML5 Video Accessibility: Updates, Features, & Guidelines. After a brief overview of WCAG guidelines for accessible video, John explored how HTML5 media players support accessibility features like…

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Updated June 28, 2024