Audio Description for Governments

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Government agencies use video to inform the public about elections, new policies, or upcoming programs. It allows the government to create a more transparent and immediate dialogue with citizens. Uses of video for government range from public meeting recordings, public service announcements,…

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Updated January 18, 2019

How to Select an Audio Description Vendor

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Audio description is an accommodation for blind and low vision viewers that narrates the crucial visual information of a program. Audio description is meant to provide information on visual content that is considered essential to the comprehension of the program. Standard audio…

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January 18, 2019

The Best Online Video Players for Audio Description

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

From the beginning, one of the challenges with implementing audio description (AD) is player support. Most browsers and video players do not support the playing of description in the same way that they support captions. However, there are a few video players…

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January 18, 2019

How to Remove Automatic Captions from Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Once you’ve uploaded a video to YouTube, you’ll notice that YouTube’s automatic captions are turned on. Even if you’ve uploaded your own captions or created captions in YouTube’s transcription interface, automatic captions will still show up as an option on your video.…

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January 18, 2019

Why 3Play is Better with Turnaround and Deadline Compliance

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Captioning is an integral part of the video accessibility process. Delays or unclear turnaround times for the captions can have detrimental effects on the customer’s project. At 3Play Media, we value your deadlines and have special mechanisms in place to ensure your…

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January 15, 2019

How to Meet Netflix Captioning Specs

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Before streaming media became widely popular, there were brick and mortar stores that rented DVDs out to the public. On a Friday evening, you would find a movie you wanted to watch, wait in the long line of other renters, purchase the…

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January 11, 2019

Why 3Play Media is Better at Accuracy

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

When searching for a captioning vendor, you want to find one that promises accurate captions. Accuracy is important for the comprehension and accessibility of your caption file. At 3Play, we have special mechanisms in place to ensure your files are 99% accurate…

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Updated January 15, 2019

Designing and Delivering Accessible Learning Programs

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Accessibility in learning environments is more important now than ever before. Roughly 19 percent of the U.S. population has a disability, and some people have more than one. Learning professionals must be able to design and deliver courses that work for people…

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January 10, 2019

Captioning and Transcription for Legal Content

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Captioning and transcription in legal content are critical for accessibility, accurate/fair procedures, and job functionality. Transcription is required for various parts of the legal process and should be done in a timely and accurate manner. Transcripts are important for record keeping and…

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January 8, 2019

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Online video has the profound ability to communicate a message quickly and to engage in effective storytelling simultaneously. Companies must deliver video content to their audiences in new and appealing ways, and online video marketing strategies must be thoughtful and deliberate. Video…

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Updated January 7, 2019

Webinar Q&A: How Do Screen Readers Work?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

In the webinar, No Learner Left Behind: Designing and Delivering Accessible Learning Programs, Maureen Orey, President of Workplace Learning & Performance Group, teaches about the various aspects of creating an accessible learning program that is also Section 508 compliant. Below is a…

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January 4, 2019

How to Reach A Global Audience

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Just as English captions make your videos accessible to more viewers, subtitles in other languages help you reach a more global audience. Thanks to the internet, the world is more connected than ever before, although most of the content published is rarely…

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January 2, 2019