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eLearning Accessibility Laws

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Guide to Digital and Communication Accessibility in Higher Education [Free webinar] The two major disability rights laws in the United States — the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act — were passed long before the proliferation of the internet as we know it…

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December 21, 2022

Captioning Best Practices for Media & Entertainment: an eBook by 3Play Media

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

Captioning Best Practices for Media & Entertainment [Free eBook] When we first released our Captioning Best Practices for Media & Entertainment eBook several years ago, the media and entertainment landscape was much different than it is now. Between the “streaming wars” and…

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December 20, 2022

7 Reasons Why Societies and Associations Should Caption Their Videos

by Abby Alepa in User Engagement

How the ADA Impacts Online Video Accessibility [Free eBook] Societies and associations are usually non-profit organizations that dedicate time, finances, and resources towards the advancement of an area of study or a social cause. These organizations often speak on revelatory or consequential…

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December 15, 2022

Takeaways from UC Berkeley’s Consent Decree with the DOJ

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

How the ADA Impacts Online Video Accessibility [Free eBook] After an eight year investigation into the accessibility of UC Berkeley’s online content, the university and the Department of Justice (DOJ) finally came to an agreement: UC Berkeley will ensure its free online…

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December 15, 2022

AbleGamers: Combating Social Isolation through Play

by Abby Alepa in Uncategorized

Video games have the power to change lives. Humans have the power to transform the gaming world into a landscape accessible to all gamers. That’s what Mark Barlet, Steven Weitz, and Dr. Andy Wu of AbleGamers Charity, believe. 3Play Media was excited…

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December 5, 2022

How the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility Act (CVTA) Could Affect the CVAA and Entertainment Industry

by Jena Wallace in Video Accessibility

CVAA Online Video Captioning Requirements and Deadlines [Free eBook] On November 17, 2022, Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Conn.) introduced a new accessibility law in the United States: the Communications, Video, and Technology Accessibility Act (CVTA). The law, if…

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November 29, 2022

Rethinking How We Use Closed Captioning in Education

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Build a roadmap to web accessibility in higher education [FREE eBook] Video captions are more than just text on a screen. That’s what Sean Zdenek believes. An associate professor and director of graduate studies in the department of English at the University…

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Updated December 13, 2022

Captioning and Transcription for Higher Education

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

[FREE REPORT] How Captions & Transcripts Impact Students’ Performance There are many benefits to offering captions for online video in higher education institutions. Closed captions make videos more accessible to students who are deaf or hard of hearing. By prioritizing video accessibility,…

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Updated December 13, 2022

Accessibility for Higher Education Athletics

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Learn about FCC requirements for the captioning of online video [FREE GUIDE] If you’ve attended a college or university in the United States with a sports team, you probably know just how big sports culture is. Pre-game festivities typically take place in…

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Updated December 13, 2022

Understanding the Accessibility for Manitobans Act

by Kelly Mahoney in Uncategorized

Provincial accessibility standards: How the AODA Impacts Online Video 🖥 The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) became law in December 2013, and makes up just one facet of Canada’s provincial accessibility standards. The AMA provides a process and outlines specific requirements to…

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Updated December 7, 2022

Introducing 3Play Media’s Access Player

by Rebecca Klein in Product Updates

Sign up to learn more about 3Play Media’s Access Player Say hello to 3Play Media’s Access Player! Making your media accessible, interactive, and SEO-friendly just got a whole lot easier. What is the Access Player? 3Play Media’s Access Player enables you to…

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Updated December 23, 2022

What It’s Like to Have a Guide Dog: Interview with Melissa Carney

by Rebecca Klein in Lighter Side

  Every month, we welcome a new guest to 3Play Media’s Allied Podcast. In October 2022, we met with Jacquie Sawyer, Director of Partnerships at The Dogist, and Liz Vacchiano, a regional puppy instructor at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, for the…

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November 14, 2022

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