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5 YouTube Channels Doing Captioning Right

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

As people learn more about the many benefits of video captioning, and about the hundreds of millions of people worldwide who who can benefit from captioning, the world is increasingly beginning to notice the cavernous gap between the volume of video published…

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Updated February 23, 2021

6 Newsworthy Deaf/HOH Stories That Will Make You Laugh, Dance, and Cry

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Have you heard about Kumbuka the Deaf gorilla, or about the impressive group of Deaf dancers dancing their way around the world? Here are six incredible stories you may have missed that are positively impacting the deaf and hard of hearing community.…

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Updated July 9, 2019

‘Master of None’ Highlights Deaf Culture & Demonstrates Importance of Visual Aid

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

Considering the overwhelming number of popular TV shows on streaming services like Netflix and Hulu (not to mention traditional cable), it’s hard to imagine why we don’t see more variety in our protagonists — especially when it comes to Deaf people. That’s…

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Updated March 2, 2021

Captioning 101: Are you ahead of the class? (QUIZ)

by Emily Griffin in Lighter Side

  Have you been tasked with captioning educational video, lecture capture recordings, and other eLearning multimedia? Before you choose a closed captioning vendor, make sure you have a solid understanding of basic captioning FAQ. Take this short quiz to see if you’re…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Parody Music Video: “You Guys Need Captions!”

Parody Music Video: “You Guys Need Captions!”

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Closed captioning can bring a video to life. We wanted to capture that spirit and celebrate all the ways closed captioning helps your video, your viewers, and YOU. To that end, 3Play Media is proud to unveil our music video parody of…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Bad Lipreading Video Proves Why Closed Captions Are Needed

Bad Lipreading Video Proves Why Closed Captions Are Needed

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Download the Whitepaper: Web Accessibility & Closed Captioning in Australia & New Zealand “There it is! Big dinosaurs!” “Put a scallop in my mouth.” “That’s my shark!” These lines from the Rugby Worldcup Lipreading video above are the ridiculous but plausible-looking lip…

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Updated June 3, 2019