The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

The Growing Population with Hearing Loss

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

We are quite the noisy population. Everywhere we go, sound is always surrounding us. Whether it’s police sirens passing by, or music through our headphones on our way to work, there is always background noise. Over 5% of the world’s population –…

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Updated February 8, 2018
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3Play Media’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

by Patrick Loftus in Company + Culture

It’s that time of year again! Looking back on the blog posts from last year that peaked our readers’ interests the most helps everyone imagine what to expect in the new year. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank…

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Updated February 6, 2018
Adding Videos with Captions and Transcripts to LMS Platforms

Adding Videos with Captions and Transcripts to LMS Platforms

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

Accessibility Tools in LMS Learning management systems (LMS) usually don’t allow users to publish videos with captions, interactive transcripts, or audio description. This poses a challenge, especially in higher education and eLearning, as these features make content accessible and have many benefits…

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Updated February 6, 2018
Our Transcript Editors Are at Our Core

Why Our Transcript Editors Choose 3Play Media

by Elisa Edelberg in Company + Culture

Our Editors At 3Play Media we take pride in our unique captioning process that combines automatic speech recognition technology with human editing. Our process is at the core of our company, and our transcript editors are at the core of our process.…

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Updated April 19, 2018
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Seven Years into Rulemaking Process, DOJ Withdraws ADA Website Access Regulations

by Patrick Loftus in Industry Trends

In 2010, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) began the process of developing accessibility guidelines for public websites under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Part of the goal of these regulations would have been to clarify accessibility requirements…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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Fair Use for Captioning Content Outside of Education

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Note: While the information in this article is intended to give you a better understanding of fair use and how it’s been used in the past, this is not legal advice. We advise you to consult your legal team for specific questions…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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What Are Forced Narrative Subtitles?

by Elisa Edelberg in Industry Trends

Forced Narrative (FN) subtitles are used to clarify pertinent information meant to be understood by the viewer. FN subtitles are overlaid text, and can be used to clarify dialogue, burned-in texted graphics, and other information that is not otherwise explained or easily…

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Updated January 8, 2018
5 Critical Aspects of a University-Wide Captioning Solution

5 Critical Aspects of a University-Wide Captioning Solution

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Every department within a university is different. They each create unique content and they each have unique captioning needs. So it makes sense that under the umbrella account of the university, each separate department has its own captioning account to manage. Having…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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Brightcove Offers Audio Description Solution With Multiple Audio Tracks

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

One of the biggest barriers with audio description is that most browsers and video players do not support the playing of description in the same way that they support captions. Brightcove is the first enterprise-level video platform to offer audio description support.…

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Updated January 8, 2018
An Uphill Battle to Digital Accessibility at Capital One

An Uphill Battle to Digital Accessibility at Capital One

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Digital Accessibility at Capital One Digital accessibility is a huge priority for Capital One, and a lot of work has been done to make it that way. In the webinar, Accessibility at Capital One, Mark Penicook, Digital Accessibility Manager, shares the history…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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How Much Does It Cost to Review and Correct Caption Files In-House?

by Lily Bond in Video Accessibility

In our 2017 State of Captioning survey, 95% of respondents said they review their caption files for accuracy before publishing at least some of the time. But how much time does it take to review and correct caption files, and what is…

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Updated January 8, 2018
Q&A Accessibility at Capital One

Q&A: Accessibility at Capital One

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Capital One is committed to making their products and services accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. In fact everything at Capital One is designed with accessibility at the forefront because they know that accessibility means usability for everyone. When you’re in…

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Updated March 3, 2018