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The 2024
State of Captioning

The latest edition of 3Play Media's annual State of Captioning report provides a comprehensive overview of the evolving media accessibility industry landscape. Here, we offer insights on emerging trends, user preferences, and the utilization of various services and tools across industries. 
This report not only highlights current trends, but also makes predictions about the industry's future direction. With an emphasis on enhancing accessibility for all users, this report serves as a valuable resource for professionals seeking to stay ahead in media accessibility. 
Key takeaways will include:
  • Current captioning behaviors, policies, and procedures
  • Trends in pre-recorded, automatic, and live captioning
  • Motivators, barriers, and budgets for media accessibility

Access the report below:

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Why is this report important?

The information gathered in the State of Captioning offers a better understanding of exactly how organizations and businesses are making their digital media content accessible. By learning about current behaviors and preferences, we can make predictions about what to expect for accessibility in the future. 

Looking to advocate for digital accessibility within your organization? The State of Captioning report is a great place to start. Here, you can gather knowledge and brush up on valuable statistics that can help drive initiatives forward at your organization.


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3Play Media is an integrated media accessibility platform with patented solutions for closed captioning, transcription, live captioning, audio description, and localization. 3Play is a thought leader in video accessibility, and is committed to providing free, educational resources like this one.

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