[Report] So, What’s the Current State of Automatic Speech Recognition?

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

We often get the question, “When will ASR technology be good enough to replace humans?” The answer really depends on the particular use case. While the current state of technology may work for Siri and Alexa – when it comes to captioning…

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October 29, 2019

[Study] The Impact of Captions and Transcripts on Student Learning

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

The accessibility committee at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) just released a fascinating new report which gives insight into student’s uses and perspectives of captions and interactive transcripts in online courses.     The USFSP accessibility committee was established…

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Updated November 26, 2019

How to Test for Mobile Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Mobile interfaces are vastly different from desktop interfaces. While there are clear guidelines for desktop accessibility, things aren’t so clear when it comes to testing mobile accessibility. That is, until now. In our latest webinar, Gian Wild, the CEO and Founder of…

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Updated October 17, 2019

New Resources from W3C on How to Make Video Accessible

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

The World Wide Web Consortium, also known as the W3C, is an international organization that develops standards for the web. Overseen by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, W3C’s mission is to lead the web to its full potential so…

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Updated October 15, 2019

5 Ways Transcripts Can Improve Your Podcast

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Podcasting is a valuable marketing tool, but what if we told you that with transcripts, you can squeeze even more value out of your audio content?     Why Podcasts? The way people consume content is changing. Brands must create content that…

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October 9, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About ACCESS 2019!

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, we hosted our 6th ACCESS by 3Play Media conference. Since 2017, we’ve hosted ACCESS conferences across the United States – from Washington D.C. and New York to Los Angeles and San Francisco.  This year’s conference was extra…

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October 8, 2019

A Big Win for Accessibility Advocates in Domino’s Decision

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

After a long and tedious journey, the accessibility community is celebrating a victory today! The Supreme Court announced its decision to deny a petition from pizza giant Domino’s to hear whether its website is required to be accessible to the disabled. The…

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Updated October 9, 2019

Why This Instagram Expert Uses Captions for IGTV Content

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

IGTV content is all the rage right now. It allows Instagrammers to post long-form content on their profiles, and it’s all about growing engagement. But what about making IGTV content accessible?   Sue B. Zimmerman has cracked the Instagram (IG) code, and…

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Updated October 11, 2019

ASL Lessons: Learn How to Sign with Kerry Thompson

by Samantha Sauld in Uncategorized

Although September is coming to an end, there are still a few days left in National Deaf Awareness Month. That means we’re still celebrating the diversity of Deaf culture and the richness of American Sign Language (ASL).  In our last ASL Lessons…

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September 26, 2019

How the White v. Square, Inc. Decision Affects Web Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

In 2017, a total of 814 web accessibility lawsuits were filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The following year, the number of cases filed totaled 2,285. That’s a 181% increase in web accessibility lawsuits in just one year. There’s a…

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September 20, 2019

ASL Lessons: Learn How to Sign with Aarron Loggins

by Samantha Sauld in Lighter Side

If you’ve been following our latest blog posts, you’re most likely aware that the month of September is National Deaf Awareness Month!  Deaf Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the diversity of the Deaf community and culture. As with any social…

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September 18, 2019

Getting Buy-In for Accessibility at Your Organization

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In the webinar, “How to Get Buy-In for Accessibility at Your Organization”, 3Play Media’s CEO and co-founder, Josh Miller, and Level Access’ VP of Strategic Consulting Services, Beth Crutchfield, discuss different methods to increase support for accessibility at organizations in order to…

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September 13, 2019

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