Washington Higher Education Captioning Contract – Captioning & Transcription

Washington Higher Education Captioning Contract Overview

The Washington Higher Education Captioning Contract covers captioning and transcription services with 3Play Media. Click the link below to create a new account with 3Play Media.

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Accuracy and Quality

3Play Media provides captions and transcripts that are at least 99% accurate, even in cases of poor audio quality, multiple speakers, difficult content, and accents. All of our work is done in the U.S. by professional transcriptionists who are native English speakers. We specialize in educational content and our staff of over 1,000 transcriptionists have expertise across many different domains. Learn more

Turnaround and Deadline Compliance

Our standard turnaround is 4 business days and we provide a range of other options, including a 2-hour turnaround service. Our platform is based on a patented process for the way content is assigned to our staff so that almost every deadline is met. Our deadline compliance is more than 98%, and we automatically discount overdue files to the achieved turnaround level.

Integrated with Lecture Capture and Video Platforms

3Play Media is integrated with most major video players, platforms, and lecture capture systems. If you use YouTube, Vimeo, Kaltura, MediaAmp, Mediasite, Echo360, Panopto, or any other integrated platform, captioning videos is as simple as clicking a button. Learn more

Interactive Transcript

In addition to captions and transcripts, you have the option to add an interactive transcript, which lets users interact with your video in an entirely new way. Users can search the video and navigate by clicking on any word to jump to that exact point. It’s even possible to share sections of a video by simply highlighting the text. Learn more

Discounted Pricing

The pricing below covers all departments at Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.

Services + FeaturesPrice
Captioning + Transcription
Pay as you go: prorated to the run-time duration
$117 per recorded hour
($1.95 per minute)
Prepay 500 hours$114 per recorded hour
($1.90 per minute)
Prepay 1,000 hours$111 per recorded hour
($1.85 per minute)
Automated Transcript Alignment (Captioning Only)$54 per recorded hour
($0.90 per minute)
Extended Turnaround
10 business days
-$9 per recorded hour
(-$0.15 per minute)
Standard Turnaround
4 business days
Expedited Turnaround
2 business days
+$30 per recorded hour
(+$0.50 per minute)
Rush Turnaround
1 business day
+$60 per recorded hour
(+$1 per minute)
Same Day Turnaround
8 hours
+$135 per recorded hour
(+$2.25 per minute)
2-Hour Turnaround+$300 per recorded hour
(+$5 per minute)
Extremely Difficult Audio
Poor recording, heavy accents, background noise, many speakers
+$60 per recorded hour
(+$1 per minute)
All Caption and Transcript Output FormatsIncluded
Interactive TranscriptIncluded
Integrated Workflows with Lecture Capture and Video PlatformsIncluded
Caption / Subtitle EditorIncluded
Storage of Media FilesIncluded


Top 10 Reasons to Choose 3Play Media


Premium Quality

Over 99% accuracy, even in cases of poor audio quality, multiple speakers, technical content, or background noise. All work is done in the USA by professionally trained transcriptionists.


Fast, Reliable Turnaround for Any Volume

We provide a range of turnaround options, enabling you get closed captions or transcripts within 2 hours. Our staff of more than 800 transcriptionists provide the capacity to consistently deliver on time – no matter how large your project.


Competitive Pricing

Our patent-pending technology optimizes the transcription process, resulting in very competitive prices without compromising quality.


Integrations with Video Platforms

Push-button simplicity with most video platforms and lecture capture systems.


Caption Import

Ability to import your existing captions or translated subtitles to convert to other formats or use interactive transcripts.


Interactive Video Plugins

We offer easy-to-use plugins that make your videos accessible, searchable, SEO-friendly, interactive, and more engaging.


Caption / Subtitle Editor

Although rarely necessary, you can make changes to your captions and translated subtitles on the fly after they have been processed.


Online Account System

Web-based account system with support for multiple departments, users, and access privileges.


Upload Flexibility

Flexible options for uploading your files: secure HTTP uploader, FTP, link pasting, API, and direct transfer from other platforms. Support for hundreds different media formats.


Wide Variety of Captions, Subtitle, and Transcript Formats

We offer captions, subtitles, and transcripts in over 50 different formats. We can also build custom formats.