10 Questions to Ask a Live Automatic Captioning Vendor

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

When you write, record, edit, and release a video, you’re typically able to give your team the necessary time to caption your video content. However, with live video, you don’t exactly have that luxury.  Live video affords many opportunities not available for…

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Updated December 18, 2020

Gift Guide: Support Disability-Owned Businesses, Accessibility, & Inclusion

by Jaclyn Leduc in Lighter Side

The holidays are a time when many people enjoy gifting thoughtful items to their loved ones. This gift guide highlights companies owned by people with disabilities and features accessibility- and inclusion-focused products. This holiday (and year-round) gift guide features gifts for everyone…

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December 9, 2020

Framework for Universal Design in Higher Education

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

The Universal design framework is designing to help institutions create products and environments that are usable for all people. Universal design (UD) goes beyond ADA compliance and focuses on inclusivity. The goal of UD is to build accommodations into the environment, eliminating…

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December 7, 2020

VR Lawsuit Filed Due to Lack of Captions

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Dylan Panarra attempted to use Viveport Infinity, a VR gaming service by HTC Corporation, and realized it lacked something important: captions. Because Panarra is deaf, the lack of captions didn’t allow for equal access to the VR service. On November 18, 2020,…

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December 4, 2020

3Play Media to Donate $8,000 to the Theatre Development Fund (TDF) for Giving Tuesday!

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Every year during the holiday season, 3Play Media gives back to the communities we serve in hopes of shining a spotlight on the importance of accessibility.  This year for Giving Tuesday, the global day for charitable giving, we decided to raise funds…

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December 4, 2020

New White Paper: Understanding Live Automatic Captioning Quality

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

Online video streaming has been increasing rapidly over the last several years. As technology evolves, and we rely on it more and more, we must be sure to include those with disabilities, including hearing loss, to make this content both accessible and…

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December 2, 2020

Tips for Having an Accessible Thanksgiving Virtually

by Elisa Edelberg in Lighter Side

This blog post was written in collaboration with Aaron Pagan.— With COVID-19 shifting the world as we see it, many people aren’t going to be able to spend this Thanksgiving in-person with their loved ones, but rather will be connecting virtually. Aaron…

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Updated February 10, 2021

Advanced Workflows for Captioning

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Captions are time-synchronized text that represents the auditory information within a video. They are useful for viewers who can’t hear the audio, making it a great accommodation for those who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. Accessibility isn’t the sole purpose of…

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Updated February 23, 2021

3 Tips for Creating Accessible & ADA Compliant PDFs

by Aj Beltis in How-To

The portable document format, or PDF, is a staple for companies that want to share custom-designed content to a wide audience without building a website or racking up a fortune in printing costs.  However, a standard PDF may lack key accessibility features…

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Updated February 2, 2021

2020 Digital Accessibility Cases to Know About

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In the webinar, 2020 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases, Lainey Feingold breaks down the recent digital accessibility wins, cases to watch out for, and upcoming legislative changes to be aware of. Watch the 2020 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases Recent…

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November 18, 2020

Create Accessible Canva Video to Boost SEO & Content Engagement

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video SEO

Every content creator looks for ways to make their content easier to find and more engaging. That’s where creating Canva video comes in handy. Online video content can boost SEO and engagement for blogs and web pages. Below, we’ll show you how…

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Updated January 15, 2021

4 Tips for Combatting Zoom Fatigue (When There’s SO Much Video)

by Aj Beltis in Industry Trends

Whether or not you’ve heard the term before, you likely know what Zoom fatigue feels like. The shift to a more remote workforce has resulted in someone joining a Zoom meeting 300 million times every day, meaning so many of us have…

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Updated November 13, 2020

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