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5 Video Bloggers Doing Captioning Right

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
mona lisa in multicolours, we see only the top of her head and eyes

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 February 6, 2018
The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

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 February 8, 2018
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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
A word cloud in the shape of a heart with editors' responses to why they love 3Play. Schedule, home, variety, and love are the biggest terms.

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
5 Finance Companies Doing Captioning Right

5 Finance Companies doing captioning right

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

Welcome to the age of digital banking where checks are deposited through the snap of a mobile camera, dues to friends are paid through an app, and bank tellers speak to you from ATMS. The finance industry has drastically changed in the…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Why Video Captions on Social Media Help Boston Survive the T

by Patrick Loftus in Lighter Side

Boston residents have a lot to cherish about our fair city. Those classic New England falls, legendary sports teams, a Dunkin Donuts on every block, and of course, our charmingly unpredictable subway system — the T. Considering parts of the T run…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Film and TV Scenes That Make No Sense without Non-Speech Captions

by Patrick Loftus in Lighter Side

In the film Ferris Bueler’s Day Off, Ferris uses a keyboard to simulate coughing, sneezing, and hacking noises to convince people over the phone that he is sick and cannot come to school. Image: Netflix Watching a movie or TV show with…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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5 Universities Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Video has transformed the way institutions of higher education approach teaching. As a flexible, customizable, and creative platform, video has paved the way for greater access to education around the world. And many prominent institutions of higher education are taking note of…

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Updated January 4, 2018
5 NEWS SITES DOING CAPTIONING RIGHT. 5 microphones are drawn in sketch

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. And the biggest trend of the century has undeniably been video. The truth of the matter is, people don’t have the time to read countless articles,…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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5 Podcasts Doing Transcripts Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Back in the good ol’ days when the internet didn’t exist, transcripts helped librarians and other specialists navigate and archive content. Today, they do so much more. With so much content to navigate, transcripts help make content more accessible, searchable, shareable, and…

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Updated January 4, 2018
mini shopping bags and a shopping cart on top of a keyboard

5 Retailers Who Are Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Retailers: you can hate them or you can love them, but don’t deny you don’t need them. When you need movies, clothes, shoes, and groceries, retail is always there to help. Retailers are entities “that sell goods through various distribution channels.” Typically,…

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Updated January 4, 2018