We Watch So Much Video, So Why Isn’t Video Accessible?

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

How much time do you spend on your phone, watching TV, or browsing the internet? Be honest. Most of us wake up and immediately check our phones. Then we go to work and spend all day staring at our screens. When we…

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August 9, 2018

10 Movies You Should Watch with Audio Description

by Elisa Edelberg in Lighter Side

Visual effects are so critical to cinema and film, that there is an Oscar category dedicated to this art. Not only are these visual effects utterly impressive, they also enhance the video content and provide a great deal of information and context…

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August 6, 2018

Social Video and the Changing Trends in Video Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Whether you are a university, a small business, a restaurant, or a major brand, you are probably using social video in some capacity. Thanks to social media, social video is now a resource that companies, organizations, and people can leverage to better…

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August 1, 2018

How the University of Arizona Forges Collaborations for Accessible Online Classes

by Patrick Loftus in Lighter Side

An accessible campus is not made accessible because of just one department or office. For campus accessibility to work well and succeed, collaborations must be made between departments and individuals across the institution. But what exactly does that web of communication and…

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April 9, 2018

5 Instagram Accounts Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Over the last couple of years, social video has grown to be the most popular form of content on social media. What better way is there to engage and connect with your audience than video? But social video has its limitations. For…

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April 6, 2018

6 YouTube Hacks for Captioning and Subtitling

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

If you really want to up your YouTube game, you should consider adding captions. 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every 60 seconds. That’s a lot of content, which, unfortunately, isn’t always captioned. When it comes to YouTube, captions are…

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March 29, 2018

5 Oral Histories Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Oral histories are timeless resources that paint a picture of the real human experiences and emotions of past events. The stories captured through oral history projects are incredibly important. They serve as resources for both education and research. So why shouldn’t we…

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March 26, 2018

5 Video Bloggers Doing Captioning Right

by Elisa Edelberg in Lighter Side

With online video taking on such a huge role in our lives and our culture, video blogging (vlogging) has become an increasing trend. No matter what you “vlog” about, there’s one thing all vlogs should have in common – closed captions. Although…

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February 12, 2018

5 Museums Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Museums are magical places. Sure, as a kid, going to an art museum was probably the dullest thing in the world, but as an adult, nothing compares to that feeling you get when you finally stare into Mona Lisa’s smile. Accessibility Laws…

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Updated May 25, 2018

The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

We are quite the noisy population. Everywhere we go, sound is always surrounding us. Whether it’s police sirens passing by, or music through our headphones on our way to work, there is always background noise. Over 5% of the world’s population –…

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Updated May 25, 2018

What Our Customers Love About 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

Every year, we conduct a customer survey to see what our customers have to say about working with 3Play Media. One question we asked our customers was,“What’s your favorite thing about 3Play?” Below are the top six reasons our customers love working…

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Updated February 6, 2018

Why Our Transcript Editors Love Working With 3Play

by Sofia Enamorado in Company + Culture

At the core of what we do is our team of transcript editors. At 3Play, we have thousands of U.S. based editors who work daily (and at all hours) to ensure the services we provide to you are accurate, timely, compliant, and…

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Updated January 11, 2018