How to Design Accessible Cyberlearning

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In the latest webinar, “Designing Accessible Cyberlearning: Recommendations and Lessons Learned”, Sheryl Burgstahler, Founder and Director of the DO-IT Center and UW Access Technology Center at the University of Washington, provides recommendations on how cyberlearning researchers can address accessibility issues and how…

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November 15, 2019

What The Domino’s Decision Means for Audio Description

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

If you’re keeping up with the latest in accessibility news, you’re probably well aware of one of the most recent lawsuits filed against the food chain giant, Domino’s Pizza.  Here’s a quick recap just in case you missed it!  ➡️ Quick Facts…

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Updated November 12, 2019

Making a Business Case for Captioning Your Online Videos

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Are you on the fence about buying-in to closed captioning for your video content? You are not alone. There are many organizations on the lookout for a business case for captioning that makes sense. Below, we’ve built a case for captioning to…

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November 8, 2019

Introducing 3Play Media’s Live Automatic Captioning (Beta) Solution

by Georgia McGoldrick in Product Updates

The 3Play Media Live Automatic Captioning solution allows you to schedule automatic captions for live streaming events. This solution utilizes 3Play’s automated speech recognition (ASR) technology with Speechmatics, and can be implemented through iFrame or Javascript embeds or natively within select video…

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November 7, 2019

How a Web Accessibility Lawsuit is Created & Settled

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In 2018, over 2,200 lawsuits were filed related to web accessibility violations under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). 2019 is set to outpace the number of lawsuits filed in 2018; it’s reported that one lawsuit is filed every working hour. We…

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November 4, 2019

[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 December 10, 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

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