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Audio Description for Higher Education

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Incorporating video into higher education is extremely common. In a student research study, students reported that almost 100% of courses included some video content in both online and face-to-face environments. Meanwhile, according to the report for the 2015 National Health Interview Survey,…

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April 19, 2018
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Q&A: Incorporating Accessibility into the Procurement Process

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Implementing accessibility at an institution is a big task. In order to successfully obtain the technology and tools needed, a university should have their accessibility goals clearly outlined, as well as a clear process for the purchase of new technology. It’s crucial…

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April 9, 2018
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Captioning and Transcription for Online Video Content

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

More video content is uploaded to the web in one month than TV has created in three decades. By 2019, 80% of the world’s internet traffic will be video. How does any single video stand out in the sea of this much…

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April 4, 2018
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Best Practices for Caption Quality

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

The DCMP defines captioning as “the key to opening up a world of information for persons with hearing loss or literacy needs.” However, not all captions are created equally. Standards and guidelines for captioning quality from the FCC, DCMP, and WCAG can…

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Updated April 4, 2018
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Protected: Brightcove Gallery

by Elisa Edelberg in Uncategorized

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Updated April 24, 2018
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Captioning and Transcription for Streaming Media Distributors

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

6 in 10 young adults in the US primarily use online streaming to watch TV. With more than 130 video streaming services on the market today, it’s clear that streaming video has changed the way we consume media and entertainment. These services…

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March 23, 2018
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How 3Play Meets the Captioning Needs of Any Industry

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

3Play Media has more than 2,500 delighted customers across many different markets. We strive to meet the diverse needs of our customers to help them easily create accessible videos. Thanks to our flexibility, scalability, and incredible editors, we are able to meet…

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March 8, 2018
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[Downloadable Checklist] 10 Things to Look for in an Audio Description Vendor

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

What is audio description and why do I need it? Audio description is 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…

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March 5, 2018
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What Publishing Houses Should Know About Video Production

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

It’s no secret that video is a powerful tool to connect with people across the globe. Its engaging nature allows for easier dissemination of information. Today, organizations are asking themselves, “How can we incorporate video into our communication streams?” But producing video…

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February 20, 2018
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The Growing Population with Vision Loss

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

It is estimated that Americans are exposed to over 4,000 advertisements each day, and most of these ads are increasingly visual. In 2017, 37% of marketers said visual marketing was the most important form of content for their business. Statistics show that…

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Updated March 3, 2018
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What the Stats Say About Accessibility

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

We’ve created a stats page that tells the story of accessibility and online video. It’s a compilation of the current state of hearing and vision loss, and the growth of online video. The Stats Don’t Lie When it comes to accessibility and…

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Updated March 14, 2018
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If You Build It (For Everyone), They Will Come

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

The internet is basically the world’s largest mall… with no parking lot. 56% of people around the world shop at Amazon.com alone. It’s also the world’s largest movie theater. In 2017, the online video market was projected to hit $13.6 billion, surpassing…

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Updated February 15, 2018