Translation & Localization

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Types of Interpreting

Types of interpreting services
and when to use them

According to ISO 13611:2014, interpreting is defined as the process of “rendering a spoken or signed message into another spoken or signed language, preserving the register and meaning of the source language content”. It is an ancient human activity used as a connection bridge across different cultures throughout history and predates the invention of writing. …

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Top 5 localization tools

Top 5 localization tools for an internal translation department

by Eftychia Tsilikidou, Senior Project Manager at Commit Global Localization is a very broad process that includes various steps, tools, and procedures. It aims to produce a final product that is unique and culturally appropriate for the intended audience. Translation is only one part of this multifaceted process. Other aspects of the localization process include …

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linguistic validation

Linguistic Validation Services in Life Sciences Localization

Among the multiple specialized localization services available in the Life Sciences sector we also come across those referred to as Cognitive debriefing, Backtranslation & Reconciliation and Readability testing. How familiar are you with these linguistic validation services? What does each mean, why is it required and what does it entail? Translation errors can change the …

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translation glossary

What is a Translation Glossary and why do you need one?

What is a Translation Glossary? A translation glossary contains a list of a company’s or project’s key terminology in the source language and the approved translations in the target language. It can also contain other content-specific data and variables such as context, language varieties, definition and approval date or a list of terms that should …

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documents for translation

How to prepare documents for translation –
A client’s checklist

Translation is one of the steadily growing businesses in the world and is expected to reach USD 70 billion by 2023. Since we are living in an era of globalization, the need to translate documents has increased dramatically. But what is the best way to do so and what should you take into account when …

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translation into Spanish

Essentials for translation into Spanish-speaking markets

Entering a new market is always a daunting project and especially in the case of an international expansion to an entirely new country and culture. In the case of Spanish however, this venture becomes even more complicated since Spanish is the official language in 21 countries/territories and spoken by approximately 483 million people as a …

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Best practices for subtitle translations

Best practices for subtitle translations

Contrary to fansubbing, which is the practice of fans grouping together to subtitle their favorite movies or TV series, professional subtitle translations are bound by certain standards and best practices which are going to be touched upon in this article. Pick a format One of the first decisions to make when subtitling a video in …

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Startups and International Growth: Statistics and Key Considerations

  Among all the changes COVID-19 has brought about, it has also elevated the role of startups as an enabler of digital transformation and a key player in the fight against the virus. A big win we have also achieved amidst this pandemic is to create a global front against the virus where companies form coalitions to support all business sectors …

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