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Introducing Vertical Caption (or Subtitle) Placement

by Roger Zimmerman in Product Updates

What Is Vertical Caption (or Subtitle) Placement? Vertical caption (or subtitle) placement is our patent-pending solution to a common problem: Some videos have text on the bottom of the screen that is important for understanding the video. For example, a documentary may…

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Updated June 3, 2019
How to Extract Intelligent Keywords from a Video Transcript to Boost SEO

How to Extract Intelligent Keywords from a Video Transcript to Boost SEO

by Andrew Schwartz in Video SEO

There are several known ways to use a video transcript to increase SEO. In past blog posts we discussed how to maximize the impact of a transcript on a web page and how to use an interactive transcript to improve video engagement…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Captioning “Magic” for ESC Region13 with 3Play Media and Brightcove

Captioning “Magic” for ESC Region13 with 3Play Media and Brightcove

by Shannon K. Murphy in Events

Watch the presentation by ESC Region 13 Recently 3Play Media attended the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Florida. While there, we participated in a session titled, Accessible Video Captioning for Online Learning with Barry Link, Video…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Future of Section 508, 504, and ADA Guided by WCAG

Future of Section 508, 504, and ADA Guided by WCAG

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Download the Brief: Sections 508 and 504: Closed Captioning and Web Accessibility Requirements The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)’s collection of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is quickly becoming the international standard for web accessibility. Those new to accessibility may not realize…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Best Practices for Closed Captioning IP Video Programming

Best Practices for Closed Captioning IP Video Programming

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Download the Brief: CVAA Online Video Captioning Requirements and Deadlines Earlier this year, 3Play Media co-sponsored the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) Closed Captioning Conference. The EMA Closed Captions Working Group is comprised of North America’s most prominent names in home entertainment, including…

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Updated June 3, 2019
6 eLearning Companies Share Video Captioning and Accessibility Strategies [Interviews]

6 eLearning Companies Share Video Captioning and Accessibility Strategies [Interviews]

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

“ We don’t pay attention to accessibility laws. We caption because it’s the right thing to do.” Bilal Musharraf Khan AcademyAs online video becomes the primary medium for education and learning, most universities, corporations, and governmental agencies are facing legal and ethical…

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Updated March 16, 2021
How to Add Captions to Blackboard Collaborate Recordings

How to Add Captions to Blackboard Collaborate Recordings

by Tole Khesin in How-To

« Return to all how-to guides Blackboard Collaborate combines the capabilities of Wimba and Elluminate to provide a comprehensive online learning and collaboration platform designed for education. Blackboard Collaborate can be used for a synchronous online classroom or meeting space for sharing…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Video SEO: Using Transcripts for Online Video Excellence [VIDEO Part I]

Video SEO: Using Transcripts for Online Video Excellence [VIDEO Part I]

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video SEO

Recently, 3Play Media Content Marketing Manager, Shannon Murphy sat down with the Web Video Marketing Council (WVMC), an organization responsible for supplying news and research about a range of online video topics and technologies. Marketing and multimedia professionals often look to the…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Video SEO: Why You Should Create a Video Transcript Publishing Calendar

Video SEO: Why You Should Create a Video Transcript Publishing Calendar

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video SEO

Over the past several months we have published numerous blog articles on video SEO and how to use transcripts and captions to get the most from your video content. We have reviewed how to best publish short-form video transcripts and long-form video…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Why SEO is Important for Subscription & Paywall Sites and How Transcripts & Captions Can Help Monetize

Why SEO is Important for Subscription & Paywall Sites and How Transcripts & Captions Can Help Monetize

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video SEO

In last week’s video SEO blog post, we discussed SEO strategies for video publishers whose goal is to maximize viewership. These strategies position your video and transcripts for the greatest exposure to search engines, expanding brand presence and customer base. But what…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Strategies for Deploying Accessible Video Captions: Tegrity User Conference Session Summary

Strategies for Deploying Accessible Video Captions: Tegrity User Conference Session Summary

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Watch the recording Last week, we were pleased take part in McGraw-Hill’s Tegrity User Conference. Spanning three days (April 10-12), the Tegrity User Conference brought together academic professionals from leading U.S. colleges and universities. During this time they shared best practices for…

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Updated March 16, 2021
Distance Learning & Online Accessibility: What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know

Distance Learning & Online Accessibility: What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Last Thursday, the Sloan Consortium held its third webinar in a four-part series dedicated to accessibility in online learning. The most recent webinar examined “What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know,”. Some speakers were disabled, some were not, but all are…

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Updated June 3, 2019

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