3Play Media Is a Recommended YouTube Captioning Vendor

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video SEO

Attention all YouTube Creators! Looking for a simple yet effective way to make your videos more accessible and more engaging? We are thrilled to announce that 3Play Media is now a recommended YouTube captioning vendor for Creators. It’s now easier than ever…

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June 16, 2020

Introducing 3Play Media’s Live Automatic Captioning (Beta) Solution

by Georgia McGoldrick in Product Updates

The 3Play Media Live Automatic Captioning solution allows you to schedule automatic captions for live streaming events. This solution utilizes 3Play’s automated speech recognition (ASR) technology with Speechmatics, and can be implemented through iFrame or Javascript embeds or natively within select video…

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Updated September 3, 2020

The Subtitle Format Converter You’ve Been Looking For [FREE TOOL]

by Emily Griffin in Product Updates

To address this problem, we created a free web tool that converts between all the major caption formats, including SRT, SBV, Flash DFXP, SCC, SMI or SAMI, CPT.XML, QT, and STL.

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Updated June 20, 2019

How to Add Captions and Audio Description to Vidyard Videos

by Justin Al-Qudah in Video Accessibility

Vidyard prides itself on going beyond the typical video hosting and management platform, helping businesses connect with more viewers through interactive and personalized video experiences. This idea of humanizing communications and personalizing customer experiences is at Vidyard’s core, with solutions focused around…

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Updated June 3, 2019

One Plugin to Rule them All: Introducing the 3Play Plugin

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

Say hello to the 3Play Plugin! With 3Play Plugin, making your videos accessible just got a whole lot easier. What is the 3Play Plugin? 3Play Plugin was designed to make your publishing process simpler and more flexible. Part of what makes our…

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Updated January 31, 2020

Introducing the Expiring Editing Link!

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

We are so excited to announce the Expiring Editing Link! Now you can give non-3Play users access to specific files, without having to give them your 3Play username and password. What is the Expiring Editing Link? The Expiring Editing Link (EEL) is…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Adding Videos with Captions and Transcripts to LMS Platforms

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

Accessibility Tools in LMS Learning management systems (LMS) usually don’t allow users to publish videos with captions, interactive transcripts, or audio description. This poses a challenge, especially in higher education and eLearning, as these features make content accessible and have many benefits…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Does Your Video Need Extended or Standard Description?

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

What Is Audio Description? Audio description paints the perfect picture – audibly – to make visual content accessible to individuals who are blind or low vision. Audio description gives incredible detail and imagery in order to provide low vision viewers with a…

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Updated January 28, 2020

Revolutionize Your Video SEO with the New SEO Embed

by Lily Bond in Video SEO

There’s no stopping the continued rise of online video. Now, in 2017, 87% of online marketers use video content. With so many marketers relying on video to drive brand awareness and buying interest, SEO has never been more important. Without good video…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Pros and Cons of Synthesized Speech for Audio Description

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

Traditional audio description providers use humans for the entire workflow. In most cases, description writers create the description transcript, then human voice actors deliver the description. However, this method is extremely costly and quite time consuming. One way to streamline the audio…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Standards and Requirements – What Is Quality Audio Description?

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Audio description (also referred to as “description” or “video description”) is defined as “the verbal depiction of key visual elements in media and live productions.” Audio description provides information on visual content considered essential to the comprehension of the program, in the…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How to Make YouTube Videos Accessible and Interactive with One Click

by Lily Bond in Video Accessibility

With 300 hours of video being uploaded every minute, YouTube is a treasure trove of incredible video content that you may want to use on your site or in your course. But what if the video owner hasn’t added captions? Well, you’re…

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Updated June 3, 2019