How We Planned Two Virtual Events + Free Event Planning Workbook

by Sofia Enamorado in Events

Organizing a virtual conference is a beast of its own. It requires ample planning, several spreadsheets, and lots of testing to ensure technology doesn’t fail us the day of the event. Like many other organizations, we had to pivot our in-person event…

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Updated October 13, 2020

Massachusetts State Web Accessibility Laws

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Many states across the country have accessibility standards that have been adopted after Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a federal accessibility law that requires electronic communications and information technologies be accessible.  These standards, otherwise known as “little 508s”, have…

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October 8, 2020

Perks of Being a 3Play Transcriptionist

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

3Play transcriptionists are the best transcribers in the world (just ask our customers!). Working as a 3Play transcriptionist has many perks. Many of our editors tell us they love working with 3Play because they love working from home, learning from the videos…

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Updated October 13, 2020

Meet 3Play Media’s New and Improved Live Auto Captioning Service!

by Samantha Sauld in Company + Culture

Last year, 3Play Media released a beta version of our Live Auto Captioning service, allowing you to add auto captions to live streaming online videos, meetings, and webinars.  We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve made significant improvements to the service and now,…

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Updated October 16, 2020

UK Digital Accessibility Regulations Update

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Did you know that September 23, 2020 marked the deadline for all public sector bodies in the United Kingdom to comply with updates to UK digital accessibility regulations? The new UK digital accessibility regulations initially came into force for public sector bodies…

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Updated October 14, 2020

Instagram Introduces Closed Captions for IGTV

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

On September 15, 2020, Facebook announced a new feature for Instagram: closed captions for IGTV videos powered by AI. Yes – you heard that right! IGTV, Instagram’s platform for user-generated on-demand videos, now offers auto-captioning capabilities in 16 languages with plans to…

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September 30, 2020

The Value of Video for Remote Learning

by Aj Beltis in Industry Trends

 School’s back in session – well, sort of. All over the country, classes are starting back up again, with institutions implementing a variety of different approaches to learning. Schools are either back for in-person classes, embracing fully remote learning for the foreseeable…

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September 28, 2020

What INBOUND 2020 Speakers Had to Say About Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

From marketers to developers, INBOUND 2020 brought hundreds of speakers, thousands of people, and millions of ideas for organizations to stand out in our virtual world. Below you’ll hear how INBOUND incorporated accessibility into their remote event, as well as the biggest…

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September 25, 2020

Strategies for Transitioning to Accessible Remote Learning

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

3Play Media’s second virtual event, ACCESS at Home, focused on providing the necessary tools and knowledge to thrive in a virtual environment. Dawn Hunziker and Barbie Lopez, the IT accessibility team for the University of Arizona, joined us for ACCESS at Home…

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September 23, 2020

How our Customer Success Teams Provide Unrivaled Video Accessibility Support

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Our customer success teams at 3Play Media feel passionate about helping our customers find the best solutions to manage accessibility at their organizations.  With complex needs and workflows, it can sometimes seem daunting to achieve video accessibility. However, with the right team…

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September 18, 2020

Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Pinterest video content allows businesses to capture their audience’s attention better and engage in a fresh way. Whether you’re a fitness brand wanting to share workout clips or an eCommerce brand hoping to showcase product tutorials, Pinterest is a great place to…

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September 16, 2020

The Current State of Translation for Virtual Events in the Corporate Space

by Aj Beltis in Video Accessibility

Events have always been – and will continue to be – a staple for countless organizations, who use events to raise awareness of their brand, meet and interact with new prospects, and increase sales. However, due to the influx of online interactions…

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September 15, 2020

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