Q&A: Universal Design for Learning

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for creating interactions that afford people multiple ways to get and stay engaged, to take in information, and to demonstrate skills and share ideas. In the book, Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for…

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February 5, 2019

The Difference Between YouTube’s Automatic Captions, DIY Captions, and 3Play Media Captions

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Investing the time (and potentially money) into captioning your YouTube videos is well worth it. If you don’t believe us, just check out Discovery Digital Networks. They conducted a controlled study that showed a 7.32% increase in views after adding captions. Closed…

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February 4, 2019

How Much Does It Cost to Do Closed Captioning In-House?

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

When it comes to closed captioning, cost is usually the main concern. Oftentimes, an organization will look within their internal resources to tackle the task. Maybe an intern or a grad student will be willing and able to transcribe and caption videos…

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February 4, 2019

Captioning for Training Content

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Companies supplying video training content to employees, to applicants, or even to customers are legally obligated to provide accurate closed captions. Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are prohibited from discriminating by disability. By law, employers must…

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January 31, 2019

Why Customers Love Our Audio Description Service

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Audio description, an accommodation for blind and low-vision viewers, narrates the important visual information of a program and assumes the viewer cannot see the on-screen content. Oftentimes, if a person is blind, low-vision, or is multitasking and can’t fully focus on a…

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January 31, 2019

Why 3Play is Better at the Interactive Transcript

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Have you ever wanted to search within a video? Or jump to the spot where your keyword appears – without having to watch the whole video? Enter the interactive transcript. The interactive transcript makes your videos searchable and more engaging. With 3Play’s…

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January 30, 2019

Why You Need to Caption Spanish Video on the Web

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world with over 437 million speakers. In the United States alone, there are over 58.9 million Hispanics – and by 2030, it’s estimated this number will grow to 75 million. Creating content (particularly…

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January 28, 2019

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Generation Z: the newest generation to hit the spotlight. The members of Gen Z are young, so we don’t know much about them, but insights into the minds of this new generation arise frequently. The question at hand today is, “How is…

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Updated January 31, 2019

Domino’s Pizza Web Accessibility Reversal

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

Back in September 2016, Guillermo Robles, a blind man, filed a federal lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza, claiming that because of the company’s inaccessible website he was unable to complete his attempt to order a customized pizza. While the original ruling was that…

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January 25, 2019

Video Search: Quick Tools for Making Your Videos & Video Libraries Searchable and SEO-Friendly

by Samantha Sauld in Video SEO

In this day and age, people are used to being able to search for something and find exactly what they are looking for almost instantaneously. More and more information is at our fingertips every day, and being able to sort through it…

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Updated February 11, 2019

How Do Customers Rate 3Play Media?

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Our annual survey is distributed to customers in hopes of determining their experience with 3Play’s services. When asked, “how do you feel about 3Play Media?”, our customers gave us outstanding feedback. 77% of our customers are either “in love” or “happy” with…

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January 24, 2019

Why 3Play is Better at User Management

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

A good captioning vendor lets you customize your account to your specific use case – user management is often one of those use cases. With 3Play Media, you can easily manage multiple users under one account and set specific permissions for each…

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January 24, 2019

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