UK Digital Accessibility Regulations Update

by Jaclyn Leduc in Uncategorized

Did you know that, as of September 23, 2020, all public sector bodies in the United Kingdom must comply with updates to UK digital accessibility regulations? The new UK digital accessibility regulations initially came into force for public sector bodies in the…

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March 5, 2020

How to Add Captions and Audio Description to Wistia Videos

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Wistia is a video software company that believes when businesses create an immersive viewing experience for viewers, it can build brand affinity. What better way to create an immersive viewing experience than with accessibility?  Captioning and audio description are two great accessibility…

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Updated March 5, 2020

Why is the Retail Industry Being Sued for Web Accessibility?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

In 2019, there were over 2000 web accessibility lawsuits filed in the United States. Almost all industries were targeted including banking, foodservice, and healthcare. Yet, the hardest hit was the retail industry encompassing 60% of all web and app ADA lawsuits. Why…

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Updated March 4, 2020

The NAD and MIT Reach Landmark Settlement

by Jaclyn Leduc in Uncategorized

In regards to the NAD v. MIT case, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) announced on February 18, 2020, that they reached a landmark settlement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) nearly five years after filing the initial class-action lawsuit. According…

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February 26, 2020

Canadian CRTC Caption Laws

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Canada’s deaf and hard of hearing population have been advocating for higher captioning standards since the 1960s. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has done much work in the last decade to give Canadians a chance to voice their opinions and…

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February 20, 2020

How to Design a Sustainable Process for Accessible Web Design

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Designing an accessible website is more important than ever before. In fact, 71% of people with disabilities leave a website immediately if it’s not accessible.  Slow a steady wins the race, and accessible web design is more than just a one-time auditing…

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February 19, 2020

How to Get Started with 3Play Media’s Audio Description

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Audio description is an audio track that narrates the relevant visual information in media and assumes the viewer cannot see the onscreen content. It can be compared to a sports broadcaster narrating the visual action of a game over audio. The descriptions…

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February 13, 2020

How to Become a Video Accessibility Expert

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

We are so excited to announce the release of our much anticipated Video Accessibility Course! This free course will teach you the ins and out of accessible video, while providing you with practical tips to implement into your current workflow.  Sign Up…

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Updated April 1, 2020

Benefits of Using One Vendor for Captioning and Audio Description

by Jaclyn Leduc in Uncategorized

The overall benefits of using one vendor for captioning and audio description are unmatched, and here’s why: When you opt to employ one video accessibility vendor, it gives you access to volume discounts, optimized workflows, easy service upgrades, and one account system…

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Updated February 18, 2020

5 Reasons Why Our Customers Love 3Play Media

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Our annual Holiday Survey is distributed to customers at the end of each year in hopes of determining their experience using 3Play Media. When asked, “How do you feel about 3Play Media?”, our customers gave us outstanding feedback. 98% of customers gave…

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Updated February 10, 2020

3Play Media Strengthens its Engineering Team by Contributing to Open Source and Building Company Side Projects

by Derek Mei in Company + Culture

At 3Play Media, we’re passionate about collaboration and giving back to underserved communities. Through our mission of making audio and video accessible to everyone, we’ve incorporated that mentality into how and why we work. Since 2009, our company has grown exponentially, expanding…

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Updated February 18, 2020

2020 Marketing Trends & What They Mean for Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

It’s once again the roaring 20s – a decade that will likely bring extraordinary innovation and unprecedented challenges. This year, content will continue to be king, but the way we approach our content strategies is changing. “Spray and pray” strategies are no…

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Updated February 18, 2020

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