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3Play Media Company Overview

What We Do

We provide premium closed captioning, transcription, and subtitling solutions at very competitive prices. Our goal is to simplify the process by providing a user-friendly account system, fast turnaround, flexible API’s, and integrations with a multitude of video players, platforms, and lecture capture systems. We create closed captions and subtitles in many different formats and languages. We also develop video search plugins and a range of tools that save time and cut costs. Our commitment to innovation has led to 7 patents (granted and pending)–all of which focus on making the captioning, subtitling, and transcription process more efficient and less expensive.

How We Got Started

3Play Media was founded in 2007 by four MIT graduate students researching affordable ways to make video accessible through innovative technology. Drawing on research from the MIT Spoken Language Systems Group, we developed a more efficient captioning and transcription process that combines automatic speech recognition with human editing cleanup.

Our Customers

Our services and products are used by more than 1,600 universities, companies, and government agencies across a wide range of industries. A few of our customers are Procter & Gamble, Time Warner Cable, MIT, Autodesk, the IRS, and the University of Wisconsin.

How Our Customers Benefit

Our captioning, transcription, and subtitling solutions increase the value of online video by making it accessible, usable, searchable, and SEO-friendly. Customers benefit in different ways. Educational institutions and government agencies benefit by complying with accessibility laws; media & entertainment producers and distributors benefit by complying with FCC captioning rules; online video publishers benefit from better SEO, searchability, and user engagement; market researchers and video producers gain productivity through video search, clipping, and editing tools.

Jobs at 3Play Media

 
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Check out our BizzPage on VentureFizz by clicking here. About the Job The Business Development Representative is a great opportunity to help drive demand for our video accessibility and engagement solutions, as well as gain valuable sales experience at a growing company. We’re looking for a highly motivated, well-spoken individual to research and build our lead pipeline. The Business Development Representative's primary responsibility is to generate leads via high-volume outbound prospecting. In this role, you will work closely with...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About the Job We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
We are looking for a dynamic, thoughtful, successful, driven VP of Sales to lead and continue to build our sales team. With 2,500 customers and growing, we have aggressive plans for continued expansion. We are looking for an experienced leader to help us become a world class sales organization by executing on the strategic direction of the company and exceeding targets. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of success as part of a growing, industry leading technology sales teams. The VP of Sales will report directly to the CEO. Role and Responsibilities Hire, inspire,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
We are looking for a Business Operations Analyst to join our team. This role will work cross-departmentally with the marketing and sales teams and will be responsible for managing and enhancing our systems and operations. The ideal candidate will think logically to solve challenges, proactively identify areas for improvement, and support marketing & sales team members in campaign execution. They will be considered the in-house expert and authority on our critical internal systems. About You You love solving puzzles and get a thrill out of solving a difficult problem. You’re logical...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
We are looking for a Marketing Operations Analyst to join our marketing team. This role will report to the Director of Marketing and will be responsible for managing and enhancing our marketing systems and operations. The ideal candidate will think logically to solve challenges, proactively identify areas for improvement, and support marketing team members in campaign execution. They will be considered the in-house expert and authority on our critical marketing systems. About You You love solving puzzles and get a thrill out of solving a difficult problem. You’re logical and detail...
Marketing
Boston
We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline! We are looking for an enthusiastic UX/UI...
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34 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
Patrick
Marketing Assistant

"From the executives to new hires, it feels like everyone at 3Play makes a daily, conscious effort to contribute to a company culture you'll have a hard time finding anywhere else. It's like a perpetually self-fueling engine that encourages employees to work hard, have fun, and treat each other with mutual respect."

Kelly
Software Engineer

"I love working at 3Play Media because of the people, the flexibility, and the interesting work I do every day. It's very rewarding to know that each day I will work with intelligent and capable coworkers to solve challenging problems."

Blog

March 18, 2019
As of December 31, 2018, any video game communication functionality released in 2019 and beyond must be accessible to people with sight, motor, speech, cognitive, and hearing disabilities. These requirements are outlined under the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA),…...
March 18, 2019
If you produce videos that contain complex content like biology, chemistry, law, finance, calculus, philosophy, or medicine, you’ll need a closed captioning vendor that delivers accurate captions regardless. This is a common challenge faced by colleges and universities that produce lecture capture…...
March 18, 2019
Federal laws in the United States, like FCC, CVAA, and ADA, require producers and distributors of video content to caption. Any content broadcast on television must be captioned. The FCC has certain captioning standards that broadcasters must comply with including accuracy and…...
March 18, 2019
To address this problem, we created a free web tool that converts between all the major caption formats, including SRT, SBV, Flash DFXP, SCC, SMI or SAMI, CPT.XML, QT, and STL....
March 15, 2019
These days, it seems that eCommerce companies are utilizing online video marketing more and more. 54% of consumers want to see video from their favorite brands, so it’s no surprise that they are giving the people what they want. Video marketing is…...