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Recommended Resources for Higher Education and eLearning Accessibility

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

Not all disabilities are visible – any physical, mental, or neurological disability that is not apparent from the outside is known as an invisible disability. In higher education and eLearning environments, the most commonly reported invisible disabilities include attention deficit disorders, hearing or…

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May 21, 2024

Everything to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Video Compliance

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

A Practical Guide to WCAG Video Accessibility Requirements [Free Guide] The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the most far-reaching piece of accessibility legislation in the United States. However, because the ADA was first introduced in 1990, it did not specifically address…

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April 19, 2024

3Play’s Patent Playbook: Transforming Caption Placement at Scale with Automated Closed Caption Positioning

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

3Play’s Patent Playbook blog series tells the stories behind our patented technology. Learn how 3Play Media’s Research and Development (R&D) teams are spearheading innovation in accessibility tech and creating breakthroughs in the media accessibility industry at large. Captioning Best Practices for Media…

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March 22, 2024

Human-in-the-Loop (HITL) Dubbing: The Key to High-Quality and Engaging Global Content

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Human-In-The-Loop AI Dubbing Artificial intelligence (AI)-based dubbing solutions are emerging as a way to make videos accessible globally. But can AI deliver the quality necessary? Enter human-in-the-loop (HITL), a critical part of any successful AI dubbing workflow. In this blog, we will…

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Updated April 4, 2024

What Is Dubbing? Everything You Need to Know About Dubbing Videos

by Jaclyn Lazzari in Video Accessibility

3Play’s Revolutionary AI Dubbing Service Dubbing is a common practice in the film and video industry, yet many people are still unsure of exactly what it is. That’s because dubbing preferences vary significantly by country and are shaped by the cultural landscape.…

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Updated April 4, 2024

Measuring Captioning Accuracy: Why WER and NER Analyses Differ

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Captioning Best Practices for Media & Entertainment [Free eBook] When it comes to measuring captioning accuracy, there’s no shortage of errors that need to be considered: punctuation, grammar, speaker identification, capitalization, and word errors, to name a few. But what does it…

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February 28, 2024

Subtitling vs. Dubbing: Which Workflow is Best for Your Organization?

by Jaclyn Lazzari in Video Accessibility

Discover 3Play’s Revolutionary AI Dubbing Solution When it comes to watching their favorite foreign language films, many viewers choose between two main viewing options – subtitling vs. dubbing. These two options are largely dependent on the viewer, where they are from, and…

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Updated April 4, 2024

How To Create and Add Audio Description for Vimeo Videos

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Create Audio Description for Your Vimeo Videos Vimeo now supports multiple audio tracks on videos, meaning it is possible to add audio description (AD) to your Vimeo videos! Audio description, also known as descriptive audio or video description, provides narration of relevant…

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February 9, 2024

From the AI Evolution to Gen Z’s Closed Caption Expectations: 3Play Media co-CEOs Share Their 2024 Media Accessibility Predictions

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Watch the Video: 3Play Media co-CEOs Josh Miller and Chris Antunes Share Their 2024 Media Accessibility Predictions Each year, 3Play Media co-founders and co-CEOs, Chris Antunes and Josh Miller, share their insights and predictions for the evolving media accessibility landscape. From government…

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February 5, 2024

Everything to Know About the Distance Education Captioning and Transcription (DECT) Grant

by Jena Wallace in Company + Culture

Need A DECT Vendor? Get Started with 3Play Media In our 2023 State of Captioning Report, we learned that budget and lack of resources remain major barriers to providing captioning. One way to overcome these accessibility barriers is through grant funds, such…

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Updated March 5, 2024

Why Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Other Medical Training Videos Need Captions

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

ROI Analysis of Transcription & Captioning [Free eBook] Whether it’s a medical device training video, instructional surgery guide, or continuing medical education (CME), captions and transcripts have become invaluable to the medical and healthcare industries.  Captions are crucial for enhancing learning outcomes,…

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December 6, 2023

Captioning for Financial Services Companies

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Accessibility 101 for Financial Institutions [Free Webinar] The finance industry has drastically changed in response to society’s reliance on online banking. Rather than visit a bank in person, people can open up their smartphones and check account balances, deposit or transfer money,…

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November 15, 2023