5 Reasons to Caption Your Digital Media Publishing Videos

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Captioning is the best way to make online videos accessible to people who are deaf and hard of hearing. However, the benefits of captioning digital media publishing videos go far beyond accessibility. Better user experience, boosted SEO, and greater legal compliance are…

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Updated May 21, 2020

The Problem with Using Auto-Captions in Education

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Educational institutions have a responsibility to ensure accessible learning materials for their students, including providing accurately captioned videos.* The question is, are institutions that rely on auto-captions providing truly accessible videos? In the 2020 State of Captioning study, which measures captioning behaviors…

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Updated May 21, 2020

Online Accessibility Advice from ACCESS Speakers

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

ACCESS is an event for the accessibility enthusiast. Whether you already have a video accessibility initiative at your organization or not, you’ll leave empowered, motivated, and prepared to create a more universally accessible world. We dove into ACCESS 2019’s library of presentations…

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March 31, 2020

4 Tips for Online and Remote Fitness Classes

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Many fitness brands are turning to remote, online classes for members instead of offering classes solely at physical locations. Members are enjoying this alternative in order to accommodate their new schedules and exercise routines. However, non-members are loving it too, as a…

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March 31, 2020

How to Optimize Student Engagement in Virtual Learning Environments

by Jaclyn Leduc in How-To

Translating in-person teaching strategies to virtual learning environments is often easier said than done. However, by implementing specific measures, tools, and techniques, instructors can create remote classrooms that foster student success.   Toolkit for Live Captioning Online Videos (for Virtual Learning and…

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Updated May 14, 2020

Overview of NAD v. Harvard and NAD v. MIT Lawsuits

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University for allegedly violating U.S. accessibility laws. Please note that as of February 2020, after years…

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March 25, 2020

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

WAIT! Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? Finding ways to connect online has become more important than ever before. But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. With a little planning and…

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Updated June 4, 2020

The WCAG 2.2 Draft is Here: What You Need to Know

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a collection of individuals and organizations around the world with a dedication to providing a single standard for web accessibility.  On February 27, 2020, the W3C released…

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Updated May 21, 2020

How to Provide ADA-Compliant Remote Workspaces

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

These days, many people have the option to work from home full-time, part-time, or for limited periods due to extenuating circumstances. That being said, companies that enable their employees to work from home must consider employees with disabilities and strive to maintain…

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Updated May 21, 2020

How to Optimize Long-Form Video Transcripts for SEO: The Wrong Way and the Right Way

by Samantha Sauld in Video SEO

Time and again, online video publishers hear about the benefits of short-form video – simple and fun, yet engaging. When video moved online we favored this bite-size format for multiple reasons. Slow bandwidths made it easier to watch shorter videos. Also, from…

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Updated April 30, 2020

3Play Media’s New Home

by Jaclyn Leduc in Company + Culture

As of March 9, 2020, the 3Play Media team has bid farewell to Boston’s Seaport and said hello to the North End.   We’re Hiring – Join the 3Play Team ✨   Since 2016, the 3Play office has been snuggly tucked away…

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March 12, 2020

Shifting to Online Only Classes? Here Are 3 Tips to Get the Most out of a Virtual Classroom

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Many U.S. colleges and universities are cancelling in-person classes in an effort to limit the spread of Coronavirus. As of March 11, sixty three institutions have cancelled in-person classes, and many of these institutions are moving to a virtual classroom to continue…

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Updated March 12, 2020

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