3Play Media Release Notes

November 30, 2018

  • Updated: Plugin now allows customers to stop clips at the end of highlighted text
  • Updated: Getting Started Guide in the account system now reflects user permissions

November 16, 2018

  • Updated: Mediasite integration now supports SFTP upload
  • Updated: SFTP upload is supported for all customers and can be set up via support ticket
  • New: WebVTT audio description format with both captions and audio description included in output
  • Resolved: Duplicate integrations no longer places duplicate other language transcription orders
  • Resolved: Limelight output format updated to work with Limelight HLS
  • Updated: Amazon SMPTE-TT output updated to comply with Amazon specs

November 2, 2018

  • Updated: Audio Description editing interface now has a settings button which allows customers to change speaker through modal and resynthesize all button which re-synthesizes all unsynthesized snippets in bulk, allowing customers to preview their speaker changes without exiting the AD editor.
  • Updated: Vidyard integration now supports audio description tag-based ordering. 
  • Updated: Ooyala integration now supports audio description (no tag-based ordering available at this time). 
  • Resolved: Expiring Editing Link player now always shows captions.

October 19, 2018

  • New: Other Language Transcription now available for customers with source videos in languages other than English and Spanish. 
  • Updated: SEO Embed Plugin now supports 2 options. Inline option which is the original SEO Embed and has all text in the video inline, or on-page. External option which is new and allows customers to have a 3Play hosted page with video text, ensuring the transcript is still being viewed by Google but that the page load isn't affected.

October 5, 2018

  • New: Upload Approval permission setting added to give account system admins more control over files being submitted by users from their organization. Account Manager discussion required to activate.
  • Updated: When file with no audio track is uploaded for Transcription & Audio Description, Transcription will get rejected with no charge, Audio Description will continue unimpeded with a [NO SPEECH] input transcript.

September 7, 2018

  • Updated: Account Management navigation tab added to Account System for customer expedited contact of Account Manager
  • Updated: Audio Description order summary panel now includes the speaker, speed of speaker, level of service, date completed (if completed) and if 3Play Recommendations selected when ordering
  • Updated: To increase load speeds while still maintaining SEO optimization for Google crawl, SEO Embed no longer includes entire transcript in embed but instead provides JSON elements

August 24, 2018

  • Updated: Language on the Caption Encoding Order Form for Caption Encoding has been updated to create consistency
  • Updated: Tooltips have been added to the Caption Encoding Order Form for Caption Encoding to better guide the client with 
  • Resolved: Project notifications will not cause 'My Files' to timeout
  • Resolved: Can now download Audio File & Sidecar Mixed AD File in IE & Firefox for Audio Description
  • Resolved: Publish Plugin button no longer causes 404 error message if content publishing module is not activated

July 27, 2018

  • Updated: If Video ID is entered into the File ID spot this will automatically be recognized and will still function properly
  • Updated: All media formats for Audio Description now have ability to be set up as FTP deliveries

June 29, 2018

  • Updated: Enabled TPM (Microsoft), JS & JSON (Javascript) download formats
  • Updated: Added auto populated video ID in the plugin creator for whenever a file is uploaded via Youtube link

June 15, 2018

  • Resolved: Quick Link Static Asset now showing for Chinese characters
  • Resolved: Audio Description “autoplay with video” selection first snippet false start via plugin

June 2, 2018

  • Updated: Enabled Translation orders of multiple languages via bulk translation order form
  • Updated: HIPAA training module added for contractor base

May 21, 2018

  • Resolved: Captions configuration added to ensure caption overflow from one frame to another does not occur
  • Resolved: Wistia Player in Chrome playing the extended Audio Description Mix Video at original video duration

May 4, 2018

April 20, 2018

April 6, 2018

  • Updated: Ability to designate individuals to review translations and accept or send feedback to Gengo without having the ability to modify the transcript
  • Updated: Expanded Spanish turnaround options to include expedited (same day)
  • Resolved: Change background color for encoded captions (standout and bottom bar)

March 23, 2018

  • Updated: Custom placement setting of captions in WebVTT format
  • Resolved: Rejected files are properly labeled in Account System
  • Resolved: Timing of captions and actual audio are in sync with Interactive Transcript
  • Resolved: Ability to upload files via FTP

March 9, 2018

February 23, 2018

February 9, 2018

  • Updated: Batch-level and file-level cheat sheets appear to transcription contractors
  • Updated: Ability to view and create API accesses for APIV3
  • Updated: Ability to support multiple language tracks in the Quick Link function
  • Updated: Increased max duration for transcription services files to 6 hours
  • Updated: Tag “3play_asr” added to Brightcove, Limelight, Kaltura, Ooyala & Vimeo for round-trip captioning workflow
  • Resolved: Large Avid AAF 708 files can now be downloaded directly through the account system without workaround
  • Resolved: Audio Description files with a slash in the name can be processed
  • Resolved: Italicized words in WebVTT format function normally

January 26, 2018

  • Updated: Archive option added to caption imports to limit confusion around latest versions
  • Updated: Checkboxes added to Audio Description to accommodate ability to bulk move files to a selected folder
  • Updated: Archived files can now be found using the search function
  • Updated: Can now select whether you want inherit styling of P3SDK or 3Play’s Styling when utilizing the plugin
  • Resolved: Audio Description delivery for Brightcove now includes parameter so that only one delete request is sent and the system recognizes subsequent delivery attempts

January 12, 2018

  • Updated: Added ability to support multiple video player ID’s for LMS Plugin
  • Updated: Implemented standalone transcript editor that can be sent to users not in account system for editing transcripts
  • Updated: Added ability to manually post back the Audio Description audio track to Brightcove
  • Updated: Transcript ID displays instead of translation/import ID in Translation Components Panel to create consistency across account system
  • Updated: Encoded Caption Ordering Page now includes Transcript ID’s next to language names
  • Updated: Additional authentication parameters for Ensemble customers now available


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