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

Announcing the Facebook Captioning Integration

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

We are excited to announce our Facebook integration! Now you can easily add captions to your Facebook videos. How easy? This easy: Perhaps you’ve noticed on your Facebook feed that most videos autoplay without sound but with captions (if they exist). Facebook…

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Updated June 3, 2019

[Whitepaper] Beginner’s Guide to Audio Description

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

Last month 3Play Media introduced our newest product in video accessibility – high-quality, cost-effective, and fast audio description! To continue building on this exciting product, we’re introducing our “Beginner’s Guide to Audio Description,” a free comprehensive handbook for all things audio description!…

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Updated June 3, 2019

3Play Media’s Integration With Warpwire Video Platform

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

  About Warpwire Warpwire, an easy-to-use video platform targeted specifically at education, has several differences that set it apart. With fewer overall features, and the option for separate billing through different API settings, Warpwire is a great fit for associations and academic…

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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

Audio Description Plugin: How to Publish the Simple Way

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

A Hidden Cost Traditional audio description is extremely costly, as humans are typically required for the entire workflow. Paying voice actors and skilled writers, in addition to the cost of all of the tools necessary to record and implement the audio description…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Introducing Audio Description!

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

  Note: We have expanded our audio description offerings. View the most up-to-date information on our audio description services here.   Drum roll, please… 3Play Media is thrilled to announce the launch of our newest product in video accessibility. High-quality, cost-effective, and…

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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

3Play Media Makes Adding Facebook Video Captions a Piece of Cake!

by Patrick Loftus in Product Updates

  Adding videos to your organization’s Facebook page is a great way to delight visitors and drive traffic to your page or website. Adding closed captions or subtitles to those videos is a must because they increase views and make videos accessible…

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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

3Play Media Supports the New Brightcove Player

by Patrick Loftus in Product Updates

  Last year, in case you were not aware, Brightcove released a new version of their video player. 3Play Media Still Integrates with the New Brightcove Player 3Play Media’s captioning integration with Brightcove still functions normally as before, but the caption format…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How to Get Closed Captions on Viostream Videos

by Emily Griffin in Product Updates

3Play Media integrates with Viostream so that you can order professional closed captioning for your videos directly within your Viostream account. What is Viostream? Viostream is a cloud-based enterprise video platform where you can securely store and stream video content. Companies use…

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Updated June 3, 2019