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 February 18, 2021

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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Updated February 2, 2021

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

5 Best Practices for Engaging Webinar Audiences

by Simki Dutta in Video Accessibility

Engaging webinar audiences isn’t always easy. Do you remember the last time you sat through a dull and boring webinar? You found yourself checking your emails, scrolling through your phone, and doing everything else apart from listening to the presenter. The tables…

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Updated August 13, 2020

How Captions & Transcripts Increase Engagement with Videos

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

There’s no denying the power of online video. The first video to be streamed on the internet was in 1995, and since its inception, online video has quickly become a force to be reckoned with.  Today, everyone is watching online videos and…

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Updated February 23, 2021

The True Cost of Video Accessibility Lawsuits

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Video accessibility lawsuits happen, but no company or organization wants one to land on its doorstep. Companies incur costs when making videos accessible. However, the costs incurred during a lawsuit can reach a more substantial sum. Settlement costs are only one piece…

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Updated October 6, 2020

Corporate Training and Onboarding in a Virtual World

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In light of recent events, many organizations have moved to remote workforces. What’s typically conducted in person is now being moved exclusively online.  Although a virtual environment is new for some companies, it doesn’t mean that regular business procedures, like training and…

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July 10, 2020

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. And the biggest trend of the century has undeniably been video. The truth of the matter is, people don’t have the time to read countless articles,…

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July 8, 2020

Captioning Laws for TV and Movies

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Closed captioning laws for TV and movies were established in order to make media accessible to viewers with hearing loss.  For the entertainment industry specifically, laws and standards like the ADA, the CVAA, and the FCC serve as a guideline for achieving…

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Updated February 23, 2021

How to Create Accessible Cooking Videos

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Cooking videos are a cook’s best friend and a great way for content creators to showcase the culinary arts. Whether you’re a food newbie or a cuisine connoisseur, there’s always something new to learn. Want to sharpen your knife skills? There’s a…

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Updated February 23, 2021

Captioning and Transcription for TV and Movies

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Whether it’s streaming online or broadcasting on a television set, TV programs and movies are incredibly popular. The way we consume media and entertainment has revolutionized through the rise of the internet, giving more people access like never before. However, without accessibility,…

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June 29, 2020