Frequently Asked Questions About Captioning and Transcription

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, audio description, and subtitling solutions. There’s more to what we do, though. With that said, you may have several questions about how we do what we do, how much it costs, and other features and services…

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Updated January 24, 2019

Audio Description for Governments

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Government agencies use video to inform the public about elections, new policies, or upcoming programs. It allows the government to create a more transparent and immediate dialogue with citizens. Uses of video for government range from public meeting recordings, public service announcements,…

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Updated January 24, 2019

How to Select an Audio Description Vendor

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Audio description is an accommodation for blind and low vision viewers that narrates the crucial visual information of a program. Audio description is meant to provide information on visual content that is considered essential to the comprehension of the program. Standard audio…

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Updated January 24, 2019

The Best Online Video Players for Audio Description

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

From the beginning, one of the challenges with implementing audio description (AD) is player support. Most browsers and video players do not support the playing of description in the same way that they support captions. However, there are a few video players…

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Updated January 24, 2019

How to Remove Automatic Captions from Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Once you’ve uploaded a video to YouTube, you’ll notice that YouTube’s automatic captions are turned on. Even if you’ve uploaded your own captions or created captions in YouTube’s transcription interface, automatic captions will still show up as an option on your video.…

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Updated January 24, 2019

Why Our Customers Love Us

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

At the end of the year, we conduct an annual survey asking our customers about their experience with 3Play. When asked, “what’s your favorite thing about 3Play?”, our customers gave us their top six reasons why they absolutely love working with us!…

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Updated January 24, 2019

Captioning and Transcription for Municipalities

by Jaclyn Leduc in Industry Trends

A municipality is a city or town that has its own local government, and the core duty of that government is to serve its citizens. It will be no surprise to learn that municipal activities must be accessible to all citizens, such…

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Updated January 24, 2019

Why 3Play is Better with Turnaround and Deadline Compliance

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Captioning is an integral part of the video accessibility process. Delays or unclear turnaround times for the captions can have detrimental effects on the customer’s project. At 3Play Media, we value your deadlines and have special mechanisms in place to ensure your…

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Updated January 24, 2019

SEO Best Practices for Video Translation

by Sofia Enamorado in Video SEO

80% of views on YouTube come from outside the United States. In fact, eight of the top 10 countries with the most YouTube users are non-English speaking countries. In order to reach a more global audience, you should be translating your content.…

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Updated January 24, 2019

3Play Media Among Best Places to Work

by Elisa Edelberg in Company + Culture

We’re not exactly counting, but it’s only the second week of the new year, and we’ve already won two awards. That’s right, Built In Boston put together a list of the 50 best small companies to work for in Boston. We’re proud…

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Updated January 24, 2019

How to Meet Netflix Captioning Specs

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Before streaming media became widely popular, there were brick and mortar stores that rented DVDs out to the public. On a Friday evening, you would find a movie you wanted to watch, wait in the long line of other renters, purchase the…

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Updated January 24, 2019

Why 3Play Media is Better at Accuracy

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

When searching for a captioning vendor, you want to find one that promises accurate captions. Accuracy is important for the comprehension and accessibility of your caption file. At 3Play, we have special mechanisms in place to ensure your files are 99% accurate…

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Updated January 24, 2019

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