How to Bake-In Accessibility on Your Website

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Everybody loves cake. However, you need to bake it with the right ingredients so that everyone can eat and enjoy it. Think of a website like a cake. Organizations can bake-in accessibility and use the right web design “ingredients” to ensure that…

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February 25, 2021

How Our Customers Are Tackling Video Accessibility in 2021

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

2020 was an unprecedented year for many of us, including our customers. With a global pandemic, many of our customers had to switch gears and pivot their video accessibility needs. We were curious to understand how it changed and how it may…

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January 29, 2021

8 Great Digital Accessibility Blogs to Follow

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

It’s been a long-time coming, and finally, digital accessibility is in the spotlight. While things like digital accessibility blogs and inclusive web design are trending, brands must view accessibility not just as a passing trend. Instead, we must acknowledge digital access as…

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January 27, 2021

Why 3Play is Better at Compliance

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

When looking for a video accessibility vendor, it’s important to partner with one that complies with state, federal, and international laws.  At 3Play Media, we ensure that each and every single file that’s processed in our account system for captioning or audio…

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January 22, 2021

Did You Know? Audio Description Is Required by Law

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

It can be difficult to keep up with ever-changing accessibility laws and their application to rapidly evolving technology and media. However, the challenge of staying up-to-date doesn’t exempt businesses, institutions, and organizations from providing legally required accommodations, such as audio description (AD).…

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Updated January 29, 2021

Video Trends for 2021

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

With every new year comes new changes, but one thing reigns true, video is here to stay.  2020 brought about many changes, including the COVID-19 global pandemic. It forced us to shelter-in-place and socially distance from family, friends, and colleagues. Since face-to-face…

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January 8, 2021

Disabilities Directly Impacted by Accessible Video

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

An accessible video should be perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust, according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Anyone, with or without a disability, should have access to interact and engage with video content. When barriers are present, it’s a recipe for inaccessible…

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Updated February 10, 2021

10 Questions to Ask a Live Automatic Captioning Vendor

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

When you write, record, edit, and release a video, you’re typically able to give your team the necessary time to caption your video content. However, with live video, you don’t exactly have that luxury.  Live video affords many opportunities not available for…

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Updated December 18, 2020

VR Lawsuit Filed Due to Lack of Captions

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Dylan Panarra attempted to use Viveport Infinity, a VR gaming service by HTC Corporation, and realized it lacked something important: captions. Because Panarra is deaf, the lack of captions didn’t allow for equal access to the VR service. On November 18, 2020,…

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December 4, 2020

Advanced Workflows for Captioning

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Captions are time-synchronized text that represents the auditory information within a video. They are useful for viewers who can’t hear the audio, making it a great accommodation for those who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. Accessibility isn’t the sole purpose of…

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Updated February 23, 2021

2020 Digital Accessibility Cases to Know About

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In the webinar, 2020 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases, Lainey Feingold breaks down the recent digital accessibility wins, cases to watch out for, and upcoming legislative changes to be aware of. Watch the 2020 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases Recent…

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November 18, 2020

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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November 11, 2020