Indiana State Web Accessibility Laws

Indiana State Web Accessibility Laws

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Like some other states have done, Indiana has adopted a policy of observing Section 508 web accessibility standards for government websites, information, and digital products. Download the Whitepaper: Roadmap to Web Accessibility in Higher Education The state of Indiana’s official government web…

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Updated June 3, 2019
[WHITEPAPER] Solving Web Accessibility: Leaving No One Behind

[WHITEPAPER] Solving Web Accessibility: Leaving No One Behind

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

3Play Media is proud to release to the public, “Solving Web Accessibility: Leaving No One Behind,” a free white paper on web accessibility benefits and guidelines. The 16-page paper was co-authored by accessibility expert David Berman. No one knows web accessibility like…

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Updated June 3, 2019

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Course Content

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Professors and instructional designers need to make sure all their students enjoy equal access to course materials, including students with disabilities. To help educators tackle that challenge, web accessibility expert Janet Sylvia presented a webinar on 10 tips to creating accessible course…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Amazon to Caption 190K+ Films and TV Shows by 2017

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Amazon struck a deal with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) to ensure that Amazon’s library of over 190,000 TV shows and films will get closed captioning, the NAD announced in a recent press release. Amazon Prime Video is already fully…

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Updated June 3, 2019
14 Questions for an Ed Tech Web Accessibility Expert

14 Questions for an Ed Tech Web Accessibility Expert

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Web accessibility expert Janet Sylvia returned for another 3Play Media webinar this year titled 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content. After her presentation, Janet answered questions from the audience. Watch the video recording below or read on for a condensed…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Bad Lipreading Video Proves Why Closed Captions Are Needed

Bad Lipreading Video Proves Why Closed Captions Are Needed

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Download the Whitepaper: Web Accessibility & Closed Captioning in Australia & New Zealand “There it is! Big dinosaurs!” “Put a scallop in my mouth.” “That’s my shark!” These lines from the Rugby Worldcup Lipreading video above are the ridiculous but plausible-looking lip…

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Updated June 3, 2019
New York State Web Accessibility Laws

New York State Web Accessibility Laws

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

New York State upholds web accessibility standards that are in line with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and WCAG 1.0 level A standards. The first state policy was instituted in 1996, calling for reasonable accommodation for IT. In 1999 the policy…

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Updated June 3, 2019

The 4 Biggest Questions about ADA Closed Captioning Lawsuits

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Arlene B. Mayerson, who led the legal team for the landmark National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix case, joined 3Play Media for an exclusive presentation about the case and its repercussions for all online video producers and distributors. She expertly addresses…

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Updated June 3, 2019

What’s the Best Browser for Accessible HTML5 Video?

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Since it was finalized in October 2014, HTML5 has transformed how the web serves up rich media. The new tag lets web developers add video to websites without using plugins. Flash, which was the dominant video plugin on the early web, is quickly…

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Updated June 3, 2019

The Importance of Captioning Videos for the Flipped Classroom

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Flipped learning is growing popular in American schools, and videos are a key asset to the flipped learning model. As educators’ awareness of the teaching method grows, more schools are experimenting with the flipped classroom. With videos taking a more prominent role…

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Updated June 3, 2019
5 Questions About HTML5 Video Accessibility, Answered by an Expert

5 Questions About HTML5 Video Accessibility, Answered by an Expert

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Video accessibility expert and W3C contributor John Foliot delivered a jam-packed presentation at the webinar HTML5 Video Accessibility: Updates, Features, & Guidelines. After a brief overview of WCAG guidelines for accessible video, John explored how HTML5 media players support accessibility features like…

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Updated June 3, 2019
[WEBINAR] Arlene B. Mayerson on How NAD v. Netflix Changed the Rules about Closed Captioning

[WEBINAR] Arlene B. Mayerson on How NAD v. Netflix Changed the Rules about Closed Captioning

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 2pm ET, 3Play Media is proud to present the free webinar, Online Video and the ADA: How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning. Our guest presenter will be Arlene B. Mayerson, the…

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Updated June 3, 2019