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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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Banking translation: 3 points to consider!

Merely speaking a foreign language does not equip you to provide translations in it. It may occasionally work in general contexts and text types, but in the case of specific types of texts -such as medical, legal, automotive and finance- translation requires specialization on the related fields. Thanks to this specialization, the translator gets to …

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Our Journey Towards Remote Working

Our journey towards unconditional remote working began about 3 years ago. The truth is that even before that, there was occasionally the need to work from home for various reasons, such as because of mild indisposition and as a precautionary measure for our colleagues at the office, or for other personal reasons which usually had …

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A glimpse into the subtitling endeavor

Even though the practice of subtitling has been largely used in all non-dubbing countries, such as Greece, Portugal and Romania, ever since the appearance of the ‘talkies’ (i.e. the first films accompanied by sound) in the 1920s, there has been a significant imbalance between the practical and the theoretical framework of the field. In fact, …

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Localization strategy: a broader approach

The idea of going global by being local is a very common one in the localization world. Businesses wanting to expand their activities beyond their geographic borders have to build a customized local presence into the individual locations they want to penetrate to. Although the concept is familiar, there are many different factors to think …

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Blockchain and the translation industry: A positive view

What is blockchain technology? Blockchain is the name of a whole new, yet embryonic, technology. As the name states, blockchain is a sequence of blocks or groups of transactions that are chained together and distributed among users. Quoting Don & Alex Tapscott, authors of Blockchain Revolution “The blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic …

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What is Web Accessibility and how to implement it?

The Web has become an essential part of our lives. Although I do belong to the generation who can very well remember the time without the Internet and the Web, I cannot dare to imagine my life without it now. The way it brought the entire world closer, the immediate access to any piece of …

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