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February 07, 2022 00:06:49
Waverly Labs talks wearable translation tech's present and future

Waverly Labs talks wearable translation tech's present and future

At this year’s CES, Waverly Labs introduced a suite of new services and hardware designed to provide near-instantaneous communication among multiple languages and dialects. ...

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February 05, 2022 00:24:49
Weekly Review — February 4, 2022

Weekly Review — February 4, 2022

EVERY WEEK WE LOOK BACK ON THE NEWS FROM MULTILINGUAL.COM WITH A LANGUAGE INDUSTRY SPECIALIST. WHAT STOOD OUT? WHAT ARE NOTABLE TRENDS? HOW CAN WE PREDICT WHAT IS GOING HAPPEN NEXT?  ...

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February 04, 2022 00:02:57
Microsoft and Canadian government partner to create MT for indigenous languages

Microsoft and Canadian government partner to create MT for indigenous languages

Microsoft Translator now offers Inuinnaqtun and a romanized version of Inuktitut, which were developed with the support of the government of Nunavut, Canada, and other community groups. Inuktitut, which is the most widely known and spoken dialect of the Inuktut language, was first added to Microsoft Translator in Jan. 2021. When it was first added to the platform, Microsoft Translator could only translate it using the native Inuktitut syllabary system. ...

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February 03, 2022 00:03:18
Preply names El Paso the most bilingual city in the US

Preply names El Paso the most bilingual city in the US

The most bilingual city in the United States is El Paso, Texas, according to recently released research conducted by e-learning company Preply. Using census data to identify cities with large populations of bilingual individuals, Preply found that about one in five residents of the country’s largest cities is bilingual. ...

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February 01, 2022 00:02:59
The dispute over Sanremo Music Festival's sign language performances

The dispute over Sanremo Music Festival's sign language performances

The Sanremo Music Festival, which began this year on Feb. 1, began offering sign language accommodations in 2020. This year, however, sign language performances will be no more, after a dispute between Sanremo in LIS' artistic director and Radiotelevisione italiana. ...

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January 31, 2022 00:06:11
Largest LSP breaks billion-dollar barrier

Largest LSP breaks billion-dollar barrier

Long-time industry leader TransPerfect just revealed that the company reached USD 1.1 billion in revenue in 2021. This is up from USD 852.4 million in 2020 and an increase of more than 30 percent year-over-year. ...

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