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October 09, 2022 00:08:20
Video game industry meets booming demand for localization in Southeast Asia

Video game industry meets booming demand for localization in Southeast Asia

Over the last decade, we have seen localization for video games continuously expand into new regions, and most recently there has been a significant increase in demand for localization and testing for Southeast Asia (SEA) regions. ...

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October 06, 2022 00:04:21
New York launches Office of Language Access to support state’s language policy

New York launches Office of Language Access to support state’s language policy

On Oct. 3, New York launched its new Office of Language Access, which will oversee the state’s recently adopted language access policy and facilitate the translation of government communications into 12 of the most widely spoken languages across the state. ...

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October 05, 2022 00:03:31
UIUC partners with tech companies to improve speech recognition for individuals with disabilities

UIUC partners with tech companies to improve speech recognition for individuals with disabilities

Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple may have competing interests, but they’ve recently found one thing to work together on: All five of these big tech companies have joined forces to support the Speech Accessibility Project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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October 03, 2022 00:06:24
Lessons learned in times of Covid

Lessons learned in times of Covid

We have heard much in language services about technology shifts and about M&A. Let’s talk about the individuals involved — the freelance linguists, the new hires with poor remote onboarding, and the leaders struggling to prevent the Great Resignation from getting too close to home. ...

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October 03, 2022 00:03:41
Google Search to begin translating local news into user’s preferred language

Google Search to begin translating local news into user’s preferred language

Finding and reading news articles from another country could be getting a whole lot easier, thanks to a new feature Google has in the works for its Search function. ...

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September 29, 2022 00:04:35
Zingword CEO Robert Rogge talks ZingChat release

Zingword CEO Robert Rogge talks ZingChat release

Zingword has just released ZingChat, designed as a team chat program specifically geared for translators. Robert Rogge, CEO of Zingword, took the time to answer a few questions about the work that went into the new tool. ...

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