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Let’s Talk About Live Captioning

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Join the Live Professional Captioning Launch Party 🎉   One of the most exciting things for the 3Play Media team is developing a new product. Recently, we were thrilled to announce the release of our latest live captioning service, Live Professional…

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Updated February 10, 2022

5 Ways a Podcast Transcript Can Expand Your Reach

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Tips for Creating an Accessible Podcast [Free Guide] Podcast transcription is a major topic right now, and for good reason: Three leading podcast platforms were recently sued for not providing transcripts on their popular mobile applications. While this lawsuit could have far-reaching…

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Updated April 20, 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 and Media Accessibility Predictions for 2022

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

As we reflect on another year of challenge and change for society, 3Play Media co-founders and co-CEOs Chris Antunes and Josh Miller propose thoughtful video and media accessibility predictions for the year ahead. We learned invaluable video lessons throughout our second calendar…

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Updated December 30, 2021

How 3Play’s Video Translation Service Stands Out

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Choosing a video translation and subtitling vendor can be challenging. After all, there are numerous aspects to consider, such as cost, quality, services required, languages offered, and unique features. At 3Play Media, we strive to give our customers peace of mind. If…

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Updated December 27, 2021

YouTube’s Newest Accessibility-Focused Features You Need to Know About

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

In October, YouTube announced plans to improve their closed captioning & subtitling features in an effort to improving the overall accessibility of the platform. Similar features have been introduced before, but these releases were previously limited by subscriber counts or supported languages. Keep…

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December 10, 2021

Demystifying Accessibility: What Is 508 Compliance?

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

Michele Landis, Co-Founder and CRO of Accessible 360, joined us on 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast to discuss why there’s so much confusion around Section 508 and demystify its complexity. The episode starts with some clarification around the history of section 508. Section…

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Updated July 8, 2022

Reliable Live Captioning With Stream Reconnect Wait Time

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Understanding Live Captioning Quality   At 3Play Media, we’re proud to guarantee our customers peace of mind. But what does this promise really mean? Until recently, peace of mind meant offering five-star support, measured and top-notch accuracy, quick turnarounds, legal compliance,…

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Updated January 26, 2022

How to Force YouTube Closed Captions & Subtitles ‘On’

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

Have you ever wondered how to add captions to your organization’s Youtube videos, or wished that you could make people watch your video with captions? Well, we can show you just how to do that! There are a few possible reasons you…

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Updated December 10, 2021

The “Human Touch” in Live Captioning Ensures Accuracy & Accessibility

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

Closed captions are an important factor in making video accessible for all audiences, including live streamed events. After the pandemic gave rise to a renewed popularity of virtual events, more organizations are looking for live captioning solutions – but keep in mind,…

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Updated December 6, 2021

How to Remove YouTube’s Automatic Captions

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

After uploading a video to YouTube, you may notice that YouTube’s automatic captions are turned on. Regardless of whether you’ve uploaded your own captions or have created captions with YouTube’s transcription interface, the platform will still display auto captions as an option…

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Updated December 6, 2021

How to Translate Videos into Foreign Languages

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

As the world continues to become more interconnected, it’s important to create content that has the ability to reach a global audience – which often entails translating your video content to a foreign language. Technology has given people around the world access…

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Updated December 6, 2021