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A Deep Dive Into Accessibility Laws with Lainey Feingold

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

In this deep dive, we revisit Lainey Feingold’s ACCESS presentation on how to navigate the world of accessibility laws. At ACCESS 2019, we were joined by legal rebel Lainey Feingold. Lainey is an internationally recognized disability rights lawyer and pioneer of Structured…

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Updated April 6, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About ACCESS 2019!

by Elisa Lewis in Company + Culture

On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, we hosted our 6th ACCESS by 3Play Media conference. Since 2017, we’ve hosted ACCESS conferences across the United States – from Washington D.C. and New York to Los Angeles and San Francisco. This year’s conference was extra…

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Updated May 1, 2020

ACCESS Full Session Breakdown

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

ACCESS Boston, 3Play Media’s accessibility conference, is 37 days away, and we cannot wait to see you there! We have amazing speakers, engaging workshops, and lots of interstellar surprises lined up for you. Our full session lineup was recently announced, featuring accessibility…

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Updated June 22, 2021

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

Upcoming Webinars: DOJ/OCR Rulings, Centralizing IT Accessibility, and Accessibility at Blackboard

by Lily Bond in Video Accessibility

Happy 2017! We have an exciting webinar series planned for the new year that we are eager to share with you. Covering everything from DOJ/OCR rulings to Blackboard to centralizing IT accessibility, our January and February webinars will give you a comprehensive…

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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

5 Thoughtful Tips for Closed Captioning Videos

by Emily Griffin in Events

We are thrilled to have Sean Zdenek, one of the premier experts on closed captioning research in the country, present his expertise in the webinar The Future of Closed Captioning in Higher Education. Sean Zdenek is an Associate Professor of English at…

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Updated June 3, 2019
7 Bite-Sized Answers to Closed Captioning Questions

7 Bite-Sized Answers to Closed Captioning Questions

by Emily Griffin in Events

Tackling closed captioning for the first time? You’re bound to have some questions. 3Play Media’s Lily Bond fielded some the most frequently asked questions about closed captioning in the webinar Advanced Workflows for Closed Captioning. Here are 7 questions our attendees posed,…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Web Accessibility Cases in 2015 and What They Mean for the Future

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

2015 was a busy year for web accessibility law. Several high-profile lawsuits, settlements, and regulatory complaints contributed to mounting case law in support of making web content universally accessible to people with disabilities. These set the precedent for universities, government entities, and…

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Updated June 3, 2019
12 Questions on the Past, Present, and Future of Web Accessibility Law

12 Questions on the Past, Present, and Future of Web Accessibility Law

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Recent years have seen an uptick in disability discrimination lawsuits about web accessibility against higher education institutions, private corporations, and media companies. The trend has many seeking answers about which accessibility laws apply to them, what they need to do to comply,…

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Updated December 6, 2021

What Happens When the DOJ Comes Knocking? UC Boulder’s Cautionary Tale

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Given the flurry of web accessibility lawsuits that institutes of higher education are facing today, universities need to be nimble in resolving accessibility complaints. University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) found itself subject to investigation by the Department of Justice a few years…

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Updated June 3, 2019
What You Need to Know to Take Your Video UX to the Next Level

What You Need to Know to Take Your Video UX to the Next Level

by Emily Griffin in Product Updates

You may know that closed captions improve the user experience for viewers, resulting in longer watch time and higher engagement. You may also know that including a transcript with your video makes your videos searchable and easily navigable. And you should definitely…

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Updated June 3, 2019