How to Add Captions to Video (on 70+ Platforms & Applications)

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

With so many video platforms and players available, it’s not always clear how to add captions to video content. This post provides guides on how to add captions to 70+ video players, platforms, lecture capture systems, and other applications. No matter where…

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Updated January 26, 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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October 16, 2020

4 Important Reasons to Practice Inclusive Design

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Inclusive design is the key to ensuring no one gets left behind in our increasingly digital society, and it’s more pertinent now than ever before. While presenting for Fall 2020 ACCESS at Home, Krissie Barrick, Head of Digital Influencing at Scope, put…

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Updated October 13, 2020

Massachusetts State Web Accessibility Laws

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Many states across the country have accessibility standards that have been adopted after Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a federal accessibility law that requires electronic communications and information technologies be accessible.  These standards, otherwise known as “little 508s”, have…

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October 8, 2020

UK Digital Accessibility Regulations Update

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Did you know that September 23, 2020 marked the deadline for all public sector bodies in the United Kingdom to comply with updates to UK digital accessibility regulations? The new UK digital accessibility regulations initially came into force for public sector bodies…

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Updated October 14, 2020

Instagram Introduces Closed Captions for IGTV

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

On September 15, 2020, Facebook announced a new feature for Instagram: closed captions for IGTV videos powered by AI. Yes – you heard that right! IGTV, Instagram’s platform for user-generated on-demand videos, now offers auto-captioning capabilities in 16 languages with plans to…

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September 30, 2020

What INBOUND 2020 Speakers Had to Say About Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

From marketers to developers, INBOUND 2020 brought hundreds of speakers, thousands of people, and millions of ideas for organizations to stand out in our virtual world. Below you’ll hear how INBOUND incorporated accessibility into their remote event, as well as the biggest…

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September 25, 2020

Strategies for Transitioning to Accessible Remote Learning

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

3Play Media’s second virtual event, ACCESS at Home, focused on providing the necessary tools and knowledge to thrive in a virtual environment. Dawn Hunziker and Barbie Lopez, the IT accessibility team for the University of Arizona, joined us for ACCESS at Home…

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September 23, 2020

How our Customer Success Teams Provide Unrivaled Video Accessibility Support

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Our customer success teams at 3Play Media feel passionate about helping our customers find the best solutions to manage accessibility at their organizations.  With complex needs and workflows, it can sometimes seem daunting to achieve video accessibility. However, with the right team…

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September 18, 2020

Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Pinterest video content allows businesses to capture their audience’s attention better and engage in a fresh way. Whether you’re a fitness brand wanting to share workout clips or an eCommerce brand hoping to showcase product tutorials, Pinterest is a great place to…

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September 16, 2020

The Current State of Translation for Virtual Events in the Corporate Space

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

Events have always been – and will continue to be – a staple for countless organizations, who use events to raise awareness of their brand, meet and interact with new prospects, and increase sales. However, due to the influx of online interactions…

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September 15, 2020

How our Customer Success Teams Provide Unmatched Accessibility Support

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In order to ensure the success of each one of our customers, we have a line up of dedicated customer-facing teams equipped with the tools and resources to deliver the best possible customer experience.  In the first part of our three-part blog…

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September 11, 2020