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8 Benefits of Video Transcription & Captioning

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

The reasons why you should add closed captions and include transcripts to your video content are almost innumerable, but we can count at least eight. Closed captioning and transcription offer benefits to your organization and your viewers alike – and not only…

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March 3, 2022

The Real Reasons You Should Be Translating Video

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

The COVID-19 pandemic and the need for physical distance have ensured that virtual and hybrid models of learning, working, and gathering will stick around in 2022. As industries all over the globe realize the benefits of a virtual world, translated video content…

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Updated March 7, 2022

Video Translation in a Hybrid World

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

After an unprecedented global pandemic that led to relying solely on digital communications, many people are slowly making their way back to in-person settings. Even as physical gatherings become more commonplace, however, we’re seeing many virtual components stick around in the form…

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Updated October 13, 2021

3 Reasons Why You Need Video Transcription

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Video transcription is the process of translating your video’s audio into text using automatic speech recognition technology, human transcriptionists, or a combination of the two. Without video transcription, your videos rely solely on audiovisual material to convey information. What motivates a video…

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Updated May 19, 2022

WebVTT Captions: How to Create a Web Video Text Track File

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Create your own WebVTT Files [Free Guide] A “Web Video Text Track” file, also known as WebVTT (.vtt), is a popular subtitle and caption file format. WebVTT was created in 2010 by the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) to support…

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Updated May 20, 2022

A Captioning Solution Made for Your Peace of Mind

by Kelly Mahoney in Company + Culture

At 3Play Media, we’ve created a captioning solution so flawless you (almost) won’t even notice we’re there! Our innovative closed captioning process incorporates peace of mind every step of the way, to make sure that you don’t have to worry about a…

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Updated May 12, 2021

Learn How to Build an Inclusive Workplace at ACCESS at Home

by 3mediaweb in Company + Culture

50% of current employees want their workplace to do more to increase diversity, according to a survey by Glassdoor. At ACCESS at Home, we’ll explore frameworks for accessibility, diversity, and inclusivity for a successful workplace. Many organizations are currently analyzing their initiatives…

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Updated March 16, 2021

Framework for Universal Design in Higher Education

by 3mediaweb in User Engagement

The Universal design framework is designing to help institutions create products and environments that are usable for all people. Universal design (UD) goes beyond ADA compliance and focuses on inclusivity. The goal of UD is to build accommodations into the environment, eliminating…

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Updated March 16, 2021

Create Accessible Canva Video to Boost SEO & Content Engagement

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video SEO

Every content creator looks for ways to make their content easier to find and more engaging. That’s where creating Canva video comes in handy. Online video content can boost SEO and engagement for blogs and web pages. Below, we’ll show you how…

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Updated January 15, 2021

Captions & Interactive Transcripts Boost Student Performance, Study Finds

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Instructors often search for out-of-the-box ways to improve student performance in the classroom. These days, due to the pandemic, many classes are conducted virtually and remotely. What strategies or tools can instructors incorporate into their curriculum to support student success and keep…

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Updated March 16, 2021

Accessible Training Videos Improve Employee Learning & Engagement

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Accessible training videos are beneficial to everyone. For individuals with disabilities, being able to access and learn from training videos is necessary for their job success. For those without disabilities, accessible video can increase comprehension, improve focus, and create better learning outcomes.…

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Updated March 16, 2021

How to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

by Aj Beltis in User Engagement

It might be hard to believe that something as simple as adding video to your landing pages can increase conversions by 80% or more – but it really shouldn’t come as a shock. Consumers and website visitors love video. They click on…

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Updated March 2, 2021