February 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Don’t Skimp When you Localize Software

    Hawks' laser focus on detailsIf you think working with a team of experts is key to success when localizing software, you’re absolutely right. Language and subject matter experts, who have years of experience under their “localizing” belts, can not only provide professional software translations services, but also the technical and managerial expertise to oversee the non-translation (aka engineering) aspects of any given localization project.

    Working with a language and software localization company will offer you across-the-board software translation services, from A to Z, without skipping any crucial steps along the way. Here are a few points to take into consideration when looking at localization companies, and the services they provide.

  • eLearning Content Localization

    elearning translationDid you know eLearning is the rock star of global education? If online-education was a human being, it would have throngs of adoring fans chanting its name. eLearning and online-education have opened up the world of advanced education to millions upon millions of international students who would have been left in the dust without it. eLearning translation services, in conjunction with video audio localization, and armies of dedicated educators and trainers authoring interactive educational courses, are playing a big role in elevating training standards and improving access to advanced education around the globe.

  • Cantonese Translation Services Significance

    Cantonese Translation ServicesWhile Mandarin Chinese is the official national language of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), working outside the Mandarin-speaking environment is often necessary in different regions (especially in the south), and different business environments. Cantonese translation and localization is an effective way to reach the estimated 62 million Cantonese (officially considered a dialect of Chinese) speakers in China, as well as Cantonese-speaking communities (numbering in the millions) in other countries like Malaysia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Vietnam and elsewhere.

  • American Football Around the World

    American Football Around the WorldOn February 5th, 2017, the New England Patriots took on the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL Super Bowl 51 game that turned out to be one of the best Super Bowls ever played. The Falcons had moved on to the finals due to their explosive offense and strong performance of their quarterback Ryan, and dominated the first half of the game. But New England’s Brady and team managed to overcome a 25 point deficit in the second half scoring 31 unanswered points to win the game in over time completing the most thrilling and biggest comeback ever seen in Super Bowl history!

  • African Translation Services Support eLearning

    African Translation Services eLearningEducation and technology are going to play a big part in Africa’s future growth and prosperity. At least that’s the hope in a rapidly changing Africa. And with thousands of local languages, plus 10 or so main languages like Amharic, Arabic, English, French, Hausa, Swahili and more spoken on this enormous land mass, African translation services offering translation services from core African languages (used for business and education) into a variety of additional languages can bolster eLearning’s effectiveness across the continent.

  • Translation Services Opening Up East Asian Markets

    Localization Services East AsiaIn China, Korea and East Asian in general, the number of people who can be reached through targeted translated content augmented by localization services (translating the nuances of regional dialects) is remarkable. While China has almost 1.4 billion people, with an official national language of Mandarin Chinese, you’ll find a ton of linguistic variety inside of Mandarin (strong dialects) — not to mention the many minority languages like Kam–Sui, Miao, Mongolian and Tibetan also spoken in China. And while South Korea (50 million souls) is much more homogeneous as far as ethnicity and language are concerned, businesses interested in consumer markets, hi-tech and even heavy industry on the Korean Peninsula will find localization services exceedingly helpful as well.