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Key Takeaways from UsableNet’s 2022 Mid-Year ADA Web and App Report

by Samantha Sauld in Industry Trends

Read the 2022 Mid-Year UsableNet Report UsableNet, a leader in the digital accessibility and usability space, ensures that the digital world and its contents (i.e., websites, videos, apps, etc.) are free of any barriers and are accessible to all users. Each year,…

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August 10, 2022

Stranger Things’ Captions: A Lesson in Language and Detail

by Abby Alepa in Industry Trends

Closed Captioning Best Practices [Free eBook] Season 4 of the sci-fi Netflix drama Stranger Things has taken the world by storm, breaking the record for Netflix’s most-watched English-language TV show ever in just 17 days. But it’s not only the action-packed plot…

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August 5, 2022

DOJ Announces Intent for Future Website Accessibility Regulations

by Rebecca Klein in Industry Trends

WCAG 2.0 and 2.1: Bringing Web Accessibility Into the 21st Century [Free Ebook] In July 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its intent to establish new regulations providing technical standards for website accessibility under Title II of the Americans with…

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August 4, 2022

Centralized Captioning: What the Data Shows About Procedures, Policies, and Prioritization

by Rebecca Klein in Industry Trends

Read the 2022 State of Captioning [Free Report] How video captioning works across organizations is similar to how some families divide grocery duties. Who’s responsible for shopping, unpacking the bags, and cooking? Which items get attention first? In some organizations, one department…

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Updated July 5, 2022

Audio Description Quality: Best Practices and Legal Standards

by Michal Nowicki in Industry Trends

How the ADA Impacts Video Accessibility [Free eBook] Video is everywhere. It’s on our TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, and even some smart refrigerators. But have you ever wondered how blind and low vision viewers access video content? To fully enjoy all the…

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Updated June 23, 2022

7 Reasons to Make Your Video Archive Accessible

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Download the [FREE] Video Accessibility Checklist When organizations think about what it means to make their video content accessible, it typically applies to their current and future content. But what about your video archive? What if we told you that prioritizing your…

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Updated July 25, 2022

What Is ASR?

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

State of ASR [Free Report] When you think of artificial intelligence, what do you think of? You might think of self-driving cars or the facial recognition software you use to unlock your device. No matter your familiarity level, artificial intelligence has become…

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Updated May 27, 2022

Why 3Play Media’s Accuracy Rates are Better Than Others

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

Learn about accuracy in speech recognition technology [Free Report] When trying to find the right captioning vendor for you, it’s best to look for one that promises accurate captions. The industry standard for the accuracy rate of closed captions is 99%, and…

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Updated May 6, 2022

How Covid’s Mass Disabling Event is Impacting the Workforce

by Samantha Sauld in Industry Trends

  Watch: Advancing Disability Inclusion and Equality in the Workplace [FREE WEBINAR] When the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by storm, the way we operated as a society completely changed. We had to learn how to quickly pivot and adapt to our…

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Updated May 1, 2022

The Current State of Automatic Speech Recognition: A Report

by Elisa Lewis in Industry Trends

  Read the 2022 State of Automatic Speech Recognition [Free Report] 3Play Media conducts annual research to determine the current state of automatic speech recognition technology. The study looks at the general state of speech-to-text technology and evaluates how the top speech…

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April 20, 2022

DOJ Issues Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA

by Rebecca Klein in Industry Trends

How the ADA Impacts Online Video Accessibility [Free Ebook] On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on web accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The announcement describes the DOJ’s guidance, which discusses various topics related…

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April 1, 2022

Press Release: 3Play Media Launches Podcast Transcription Solution

by Elisa Lewis in Industry Trends

As podcast platforms stare down litigation for lacking transcripts, accessibility leader launches new solution that increases user flexibility and transcription accuracy BOSTON, Mass., March 24, 2022 – 3Play Media, the leading media accessibility provider, announced today that it has extended its world-leading…

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Updated March 23, 2022