5 Best Practices for Engaging Webinar Audiences

by Simki Dutta in Video Accessibility

Engaging webinar audiences isn’t always easy. Do you remember the last time you sat through a dull and boring webinar? You found yourself checking your emails, scrolling through your phone, and doing everything else apart from listening to the presenter. The tables…

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Updated August 13, 2020

How Captions & Transcripts Increase Engagement with Videos

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

There’s no denying the power of online video. The first video to be streamed on the internet was in 1995, and since its inception, online video has quickly become a force to be reckoned with.  Today, everyone is watching online videos and…

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Updated July 17, 2020

Podcast Company, Gimlet Media, Sued for Lack of Accessibility

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Gimlet Media (a podcast division inside of Spotify) for lack of accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The plaintiff, Kahlimah Jones, argues that Gimlet Media violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for failing to provide…

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July 15, 2020

The True Cost of Video Accessibility Lawsuits

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Video accessibility lawsuits happen, but no company or organization wants one to land on its doorstep. Companies incur costs when making videos accessible. However, the costs incurred during a lawsuit can reach a more substantial sum. Settlement costs are only one piece…

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Updated July 15, 2020

Corporate Training and Onboarding in a Virtual World

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In light of recent events, many organizations have moved to remote workforces. What’s typically conducted in person is now being moved exclusively online.  Although a virtual environment is new for some companies, it doesn’t mean that regular business procedures, like training and…

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July 10, 2020

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. And the biggest trend of the century has undeniably been video. The truth of the matter is, people don’t have the time to read countless articles,…

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July 8, 2020

Captioning Laws for TV and Movies

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Closed captioning laws for TV and movies were established in order to make media accessible to viewers with hearing loss.  For the entertainment industry specifically, laws and standards like the ADA, the CVAA, and the FCC serve as a guideline for achieving…

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July 2, 2020

How to Create Accessible Cooking Videos

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Cooking videos are a cook’s best friend and a great way for content creators to showcase the culinary arts. Whether you’re a food newbie or a cuisine connoisseur, there’s always something new to learn. Want to sharpen your knife skills? There’s a…

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July 2, 2020

3Play Media Named a Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal

by Elisa Edelberg in Company + Culture

3Play Media has been chosen as one of The Boston Business Journal’s 2020 Best Places to Work. The Best Places to Work title acknowledges the importance of workplace culture and, according to the Boston Business Journal, is reserved for “companies that stand…

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June 29, 2020

Captioning and Transcription for TV and Movies

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Whether it’s streaming online or broadcasting on a television set, TV programs and movies are incredibly popular. The way we consume media and entertainment has revolutionized through the rise of the internet, giving more people access like never before. However, without accessibility,…

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June 29, 2020

Boost the Impact of Online Publishing Video with Captions

by Jaclyn Leduc in Uncategorized

With the addition of captions, online publishing video can make a greater impact on your audience. Besides making videos more accessible to those with disabilities, captions expand your reach to a wider audience, create a better user experience, and increase viewership and…

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June 26, 2020

Captions for Sports Events

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Many people love watching sports, which is why captions for sports events are critical to making sports content accessible to all. Sports shape our conversations, cultures, and even friend groups. Everywhere you go, you are bound to see a fan sporting a…

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Updated August 26, 2020

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