Voicing the Unvoiced: AI-based technology to revolutionize audio localization industry

Voiseed’s new virtual voice engine will allow audio content creators to easily and affordably produce unique, expressive voices in another language. In the past, substandard...

Cresceri and Birsan elected president and vice-president of European Language Industry...

The European Language Industry Association (ELIA), a European not-for-profit trade association for the language industry, announced the selection of its new president and vice-president...

70% of U.S. Residents Support Language Access Measures

The majority of the United States’ residents believe that the nation should do more to accommodate speakers of other languages, according to results from...

Improving Remote Learning Outcomes for Multilingual Students

Remote learning may seem like a thing of the not-so-distant past for many in countries that are no longer following lockdown or shelter-in-place measures....

Language Revitalization Efforts Get Boost from Infrastructure Bill

In a meeting with President Joe Biden, the principal chief of Oklahoma’s Cherokee Nation Chuck Hoskin Jr. said that he believes the current administration’s...

Native American Languages Supported in two Senate Acts

The United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has passed two bipartisan acts geared to strengthen revitalization projects for Native American languages, S.989 and...

This Week in the News | June 25, 2021

ELIA Welcomes New Board Members On June 23, the European Language Industry Association (ELIA) announced its new board for the 2021-2023 term. Diego Cresceri and...

This Week in the News | June 18, 2021

Keywords Studios’ Chief Executive Steps Down After announcing his leave of absence back in March, Keywords’ Studios’ chief executive officer (CEO), Andrew Day has decided...

Weekly Shorts | June 11, 2021

France to Make French Primary Language of EU Beginning in January 2022, France will take over the presidency of the European Union (EU) — the...

Weekly Shorts | June 4, 2021

California Resumes Bilingual Education Programs The Global California 2030 Initiative aims to ensure that three in four California students are proficient in two or more...

Weekly Shorts | May 28, 2021

ZOO Digital Appoints New Head of Dubbing, EMEA Ewa Zawadzka has stepped into the role of ZOO Digital’s head of dubbing for the company’s operations...

Weekly Shorts | May 21, 2021

Apple Launches Sign Language Interpreting Program Among numerous accessibility updates, Apple launched SignTime earlier this week, a program designed to make AppleCare and Retail Customer...

Bill to Improve Language Access in Mortgage Servicing

Last week, the United States House Committee on Financial Services passed a bill that would improve language access services during the mortgage lending process....

Plus ça change…

COVID-19 has upended much of life as we know it and, though halting progress toward the fabled “new normal” is being made in the...

Weekly Shorts | May 14, 2021

Association of Translation Companies Releases LO-C 30 Report The United Kingdom-based Association of Translation Companies (ATC) has recently released their research on the role of...

Weekly Shorts | May 7, 2021

Portuguese Diplomat Pushes for Official Language Status at United Nations Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, said in a press conference that he...

Weekly Shorts | April 30, 2021

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to Support U.S. Language Education America’s Languages Working Group has received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...

Weekly Shorts | April 23, 2021

RWS Revenues Set to Exceed $1 Billion in 2021 UK-based language services provider (LSP) RWS is projected to earn more than $1 billion in 2021...

Lingoda Announces $68 Million Growth Equity Investment

After a major spike in usership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Berlin-based language learning platform Lingoda has announced that it’s recently raised $68 million...

Weekly Shorts | April 16, 2021

European Commission Appoints New Director General for Interpretation Genoveva Ruiz Calavera has stepped into the role of Director General of the Directorate General for Interpretation at the European Commission (DG SCIC, the French-language acronym for the department). Ruiz Calavera began working in the role on April 1

Weekly Shorts | April 9, 2021

Former TrustPoint CEO joins XRTF advisory board The former CEO of TrustPoint Translations, Claes H. Holm, has been revealed as the latest member of XTRF’s...

Weekly Shorts | April 2, 2021

XTRF launches advisory board to bolster business strategy Translation management platform provider XTRF has announced the creation of a new advisory board appointed to support...

Weekly Shorts | March 26, 2021

Nimdzi launches ranking of Top 100 LSPs Nimdzi Insights has just released its long-awaited report ranking the top 100 language service providers by revenue. The...

Pangloss, the Archive Dedicated to Preserving Languages

In grade school, teachers show their students pictures of lone polar bears, stranded in the middle of icy waters. They show videos of pandas...