How to Make Social Media Content Accessible

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

The webinar entitled, Accessibility and Social Media, covers how to make your social media content accessible to more people. Presenter John Foliot, the Principal Accessibility Strategist at Deque Systems, talks about how to apply success criteria from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines…

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June 18, 2019

Webinar Wrap-Up: Integrating Accessibility into the Development Process

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

In the webinar entitled, “Integrating Accessibility into the Development Process”, Monica Gaines, Accessibility Technical Lead, and Michele Van Doozer, Accessibility Program Manager at Oracle, discuss practical steps for developing accessible ICT products at your organization. Viewers will leave with a better understanding…

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June 14, 2019

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. If you’re publishing video content for training, marketing, or other purposes, that’s a great first step to keeping up with the trends. But, with that much content, you…

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Updated June 17, 2019

5 Elements of Accessible Video

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

If you follow any marketing or tech blogs you’ve probably read about the staggering growth of online video. As technology continues to evolve, video remains the preferred medium of content. In fact, nearly one-third of online activity is spent watching video. With…

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Updated June 14, 2019

The Truth Behind 2018’s Massive Increase in Web Accessibility Lawsuits

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

From 2017 to 2018, web accessibility lawsuits increased by 181%. While the sudden uptake in lawsuits is alarming, it serves as a wakeup call for companies. The internet is becoming an undeniable necessity; it’s important that everyone has equal access to it.…

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Updated June 13, 2019

A Quick Guide to Audio Description Laws and Lawsuits

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Audio description is important for making videos accessible to blind and low vision people, but the laws, regulations, and legal landscape surrounding audio description can start to blend together after a while. In this short post, you’ll find almost everything you need…

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Updated June 14, 2019

Follow These Steps to Get Buy-In for Video Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

Accessibility advocates know that gaining buy-in video accessibility can be difficult. Across industries, cost and budget are the top barriers to accessible practices such as captioning. So, how do you show the value of accessibility and convince decision makers at your organization…

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June 5, 2019

How Do Organizations with $0 Captioning Budgets Caption Their Content?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

What do you do when you are required to caption your content but have a $0 captioning budget? 29% of organizations report having a $0 budget, yet 26% of these organizations are captioning all their content. How is this possible? 🤷 Using…

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Updated June 18, 2019

Where Does Accessibility Fit in the Development Process?

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Developing a product is no small feat. Often, there are many things to consider. One thing you don’t want to forget about is accessibility. When you incorporate accessibility into product development from the beginning, you end up with a better product for…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How to Drive Revenue from Your eCommerce Product Videos

by Kait Bowes in Video Accessibility

Today’s consumers seek a retail experience that offers the best of both the on- and offline shopping worlds—combining personalization with competitive prices, choice with detail, and product tangibility with convenience. In this competitive marketplace, how can brands deliver this new eCommerce shopping…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Building Accessibility into the Budget

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

Looking to build accessibility into your budget? Look no further! Whether you’re a decision maker or an advocate of accessibility, we’re here to give you the tools you need to find the most efficient and cost-effective method to build an accessibility budget.…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Is Social Media Accessible?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Is social media accessible? While social media is a free resource that anyone can download, not everyone can access it. In the webinar, Accessibility and Social Media, John Foliot, Principal Accessibility Strategist at Deque Systems, dive into how you can make your…

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Updated June 11, 2019