Captions for Finance

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

The finance industry has drastically changed in the last few years. With our 24/7 access to virtually anything through our smartphones, the financial industry has had to adapt to our generation’s instantaneous appetite for access. In addition, social media has been a…

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August 27, 2020

ACCESS: A Course on Embracing Video and Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

ACCESS is a 3-day virtual course built to help you navigate video and accessibility. Over the last few months, we’ve all had to find ways to stay connected with one another. Video has been at the center of this. Whether it’s a…

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August 24, 2020

What You Need to Know About New AODA Regulations

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

On January 1, 2021, Canadians and accessibility enthusiasts will be celebrating more than just a new year; they’ll also be celebrating a new phase of the AODA.  By the aforementioned date, all public websites and web content, including video content, posted after January…

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Updated August 24, 2020

Tips for Scaling Live Auto Captioning

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Many businesses and organizations are implementing live streams in their content strategies. Whether it’s a webinar, live after show, or virtual conference, viewers are yearning for live events more than ever before.  With the growing popularity of online live video content, most…

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August 14, 2020

YouTube Discontinues Community Contributed Captions and Subtitles

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

YouTube captioning is changing as the Community Contribution feature – which allowed for crowdsourcing of captions and subtitles on the platform – is discontinued. The hope was that this tool would “offer a scalable and free way to make your channel more…

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August 13, 2020

Closed Captions Required for Movie Trailers

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Movie trailers with captions help provide access for people with disabilities, particularly those who are deaf or hard of hearing. In addition to accessibility, movie trailers with captions are more likely to catch the viewer’s attention and keep them engaged. Though the…

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August 12, 2020

TikTok Accessibility: Best Practices for Creators

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

With over two billion all-time downloads and 80 million daily users in the US alone, TikTok is one of the most popular apps of our time, particularly among Gen Z. However, when it comes to TikTok accessibility, the app, unfortunately, falls short.…

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August 7, 2020

How to Create Top-Notch Remote Video Content: 3 Tips from ACCESS Speakers

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

If you’re planning on producing video content for your business in the near future, I’d hedge to say you’ll be making it in-house – literally. As remote work persists, video marketers have traded their office DSLRs for webcams and iPhones and their…

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Updated October 13, 2020

How to Make Orientation Virtual and Accessible

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

The beginning of the school semester is an exciting time for both new and returning students. It’s a chance to meet friends, explore clubs and organizations, and take new and interesting courses.  For students this year, many of these traditionally in-person activities…

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August 5, 2020

How 3Play Media Utilizes AI Technology for Captioning

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Artificial intelligence (AI technology) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs, and perform human-like tasks. At 3Play, AI technology plays an integral part in improving the efficiency and accuracy of the captioning process. Our 3-step process…

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Updated August 8, 2020

Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 30 Years

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

July 26, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and there are many reasons to celebrate ADA30. The ADA has made many positive impacts since being signed into law 30 years ago. Because of the ADA: Television…

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July 26, 2020

Human Potential at Work Podcast Wrap-Up with Debra Ruh and Lily Bond

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Human Potential at Work (HPAW) is a digital podcast hosted by Debra Ruh, an author, advocate, and CEO of Ruh Global Communications. HPAW focuses on how to bring out the potential in all people, including those with disabilities. Every episode shares new…

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Updated September 10, 2020