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8 Podcasts with Transcripts to Check Out

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide] Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular every year. With over 424 million people tuning in worldwide, podcast listeners account for about 20% of all internet users. That growth doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime…

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May 6, 2022

Disability Representation in Accessibility: Takeaways from Nic Steenhout

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Accessibility consultant Nicolas Steenhout joined us on 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast to discuss disability representation in accessibility. We were excited to welcome Nic to Allied, as getting disabled people involved in accessibility work is a crucial yet under-discussed topic. Nic has…

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Updated July 6, 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 Transcription Can Propel The Future of the Podcast Industry

by Erik Ducker in Video Accessibility

Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide] The podcast industry is nearly 20 years old, with a few ebbs and flows along the way. Currently, the industry is in a massive growth stage. With growth comes challenges, and with challenges comes…

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April 21, 2022

Why Captioning Non-Speech Elements Matters for Accuracy

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Captioning Best Practices for Media and Entertainment [Free Ebook] When we talk about the quality of closed captions and podcast transcripts, we often reference the 99% industry standard for accuracy. Captioning accuracy measures punctuation, spelling, and grammar and is made up…

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April 15, 2022

Making Data Visualization Accessible: Takeaways from Tori Clark

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Tori Clark, a digital accessibility consultant at Airbnb, joined us on 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast to discuss accessibility in data visualization. We were thrilled to welcome Tori to the podcast, as she has immense knowledge in multiple areas of accessibility, including…

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Updated July 6, 2022

Who Needs a Podcast Transcription Service?

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide]   If you’re reading this blog, you might be wondering whether you need a podcast transcription service. While we’d love it if all podcasters offered transcripts, there are specific reasons why people may be…

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Updated March 18, 2022

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

Inclusive Design Requires Company Buy-In… Take It From YouTube

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

“It takes a village” is an old African proverb that refers to raising a child, but it can also be expanded to imply that it truly takes a team of people to successfully complete such a monumental goal. If you’ve ever worked…

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February 16, 2022

Legal Requirements for Live Captioning

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Learn how the ADA impacts video accessibility   If you’re hosting live virtual events, you should be providing live captions for many reasons: live captions increase accessibility for viewers who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, boost user engagement, comprehension, and learning, and…

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Updated February 7, 2022

How 3Play Media Provides The Most Reliable Live Captioning

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Join the Live Professional Captioning Launch Party 🎉   This multi-part blog series will highlight three valuable features of our live captioning service. In our first blog of the series, we discuss how we provide the most reliable live captioning service…

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January 28, 2022

What Is Automatic Translation (And Is It Good Enough)?

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

Learn more about video translation 🎥 Video translation offers the potential of making your content more accessible to your viewers, as well as drastically improving your audience size – but these benefits only apply if you’re providing accurate, high-quality translations. Many organizations…

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Updated March 7, 2022