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Live Auto Captioning Demo
On today’s agenda...
What is 3Play’s Live Auto Captioning solution? 🔬
How does it work? 🤔
Demo time 🖥
How captions benefit all users 👍
Quality of live auto captions 💯
Post-event video accessibility tips 👈
How are you using live video?
3Play’s Live Auto Captioning
In real time
For live events like
webinars or meetings
Best in class automatic
speech recognition (ASR)
Top live streaming
video and meeting
Glossary of terms to
improve visual accuracy
of the ASR
Ensure a fully compliant,
99%+ accurate caption
file on the recording
events & track past events
You can provide 3Play with an RTMP/RTSP stream
and we can caption it via our plugin solution!
How it Works
Create a live event in your video/meeting platform
Create a live event in any of our integrated live stream video platforms: Zoom,
YouTube, Brightcove, and JW Player or generate an RTMP stream manually.
Schedule 3Play auto captions
In the 3Play account system, schedule auto captions for your corresponding
Submit a Wordlist
Submit a glossary of terms, phrases, or acronyms to improve the visual
accuracy of the ASR on those words.
Your captions will post back directly to your live stream.
Upgrade your Live Transcript
Access the live transcript immediately post-event for editing, downloading, or
upgrading to our full transcription service with human editing and review.
41% of videos are incomprehensible
without sound or captions.
Captions improve brand recall, verbal
memory, and behavioral intent.
Video accessibility also benefits students
Of students find
Of students use
captions to help
Of students that
use captions said
they use them as
a learning aid
Ranges depending on ‘live’
Live captions typically appear with a
slight latency between the spoken
words and the captioned output
No governing body for
Best Practices for Live Captioning
Little to No
Clear Speech and
Are Auto Captions
Good Enough for Live?
State of ASR Report
Dive into the findings at
Humans are crucial
Especially if you care about quality,
SEO, and branding
Live auto captions can perform at or
above 90% accuracy
Your live transcript is available in
the 3Play account system
immediately after your event.
From there, you can edit the
transcript yourself, and download
in the appropriate caption format.
Upgrade in 3Play
Upgrade your live transcript to
3Play’s full transcription service
with human editing and human
Upgrading ensures a fully
accessible, and compliant solution
with 99%+ accuracy.
Questions about Live? Contact us!
Support Documentation to Get Started:
Learn More on the Website:
(NEW) Zoom How-To-Guide:
● What Is Audio Description (AD)?
● How-To Create Descriptions
● Beneﬁts of Described Content
● Quality Standards
● Today’s Legal Landscape
● 3Play’s AD Process
● Ways to Publish AD
● 3Play Account System
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education
Administered by the National Association of the Deaf
Description key provides standards for audio description
Accurate: No errors in
selection, and diction
Prioritized: Content is
essential to intended
Equal: The intended
meaning of the program
intended audience, seek
Consistent: Matches the
style, tone, and pace of
Level AA requires AD for all pre-recorded, synchronized media
Success criteria for how to meet requirements
Three levels of accessibility standards: A, AA, and AAA
WCAG 2.1 is the most recent update
AD requirements for prime-time viewing & children’s
Goal: TV be 100% described by 2020
Phasing in audio description gradually
A few video platforms that
● JW Player
● Able Player
Upload audio-described .mp4’s to your hosted video platform
Download .mp4 ﬁles & share directly
Embed using the 3Play Plugin
3Play Plugin: What is it?
Our solution for making audio & video on the web more accessible.
LMS and CMS
Examples of our Plugins
- Integration with 27 video players,
platforms, and lecture capture
- Auto-post back captions (& AD),
tagging, and live event captioning
- Round-trip integration - handle
captioning needs from platform
Customize your workflows
using 3Play’s API!
- All 3Play Account system
- Eg: Building a playlist based on
tags/ folders on your website,
categorizing related videos
- API Docs URL
What’s in store for the future?
- More accessible plugins
- More responsive plugins
- Revisiting customer needs for the plugins (Q2)
Exploring Additional VPIs
- Additional integrations for Live
Extending API Capabilities
- Adding in more endpoints and functions for our API
Join our Beta Programs or
Request New Features!
We want to hear from YOU!
We’re always rolling out new
features for our products and would
love your thoughts. If you have
feature requests, send them our way
Please email email@example.com for more information.
Other ways for staying in
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account system for monthly product
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