May 20, 2020

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A. BUSINESS

B. RESOURCES

C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E. ANNOUNCEMENTS

F. CERTIFICATIONS

G. INSIGHTS

H. EVENTS

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A. BUSINESS

A.1. GORR awarded public contract

GORR, a provider of language services, has been awarded a public contract with the Slovenian Ministry of the Interior to provide translation and interpreting services to Slovenian law enforcement, covering 12 language pairs that include Bulgarian, Norwegian and Romanian.

GORR, gorr-translation.com

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B. RESOURCES

B.1. ELRA offers ELRC language resources

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has announced that all language resources collected within the ELRC (European Language Resources Coordination) Network, funded by the European Commission, are now available from the ELRA Catalogue of Language Resources.

European Language Resources Association (ELRA), www.elra.info

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B.2. Dealing with the impact and opportunities of pandemic-related changes

CSA Research, an independent market research firm specializing in the language service industry, has published "Interpreting in the COVID-19 Business Climate." The report is based on 36 interviews and business updates conducted in March and April 2020 with interpreting-centric language service providers, technology vendors and buy-side organizations. It also reference different COVID-19-related surveys that were conducted with enterprises, LSPs and freelancers.

CSA Research, csa-research.com

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C. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

C.1. AnyCount 4D

AIT Translation Management Solutions has released version 4D of AnyCount, a word and character count tool. The new version is standalone and features word-count capability for subtitles and bilingual CAT files.

AIT Translation Management Solutions, www.translation3000.com

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D. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

D.1. TransPerfect and AppTek partner

TransPerfect, a provider of global business services, and AppTek, a provider of speech recognition and language technology solutions, have partnered to embed the GlobalLink platform with speech recognition and intelligent line segmentation capabilities.

TransPerfect, www.transperfect.com

AppTek, www.apptek.com

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D.2. SDL partners with Aprimo

SDL, a provider of global customer experience management, has formed a strategic partnership with Aprimo, a digital asset management and work management software provider. The partnership is focused on helping companies orchestrate the content supply chain and translate all digital assets from a centralized digital experience hub.

SDL, www.sdl.com

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E. ANNOUNCEMENTS

E.1. ZELENKA celebrates 30th year

ZELENKA, a provider of translation services, is celebrating 30 years in the language services business. Other services include multimedia production and machine translation post-editing.

ZELENKA, www.zelenka-translations.com

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F. CERTIFICATIONS

F.1. Language I/O awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification

Language I/O, a software company that provides a customizable combination of machine and human translation, has been awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification for its security management program.

Language I/O LLC, www.languageio.com

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F.2. Afaf Translations receives ISO 17100 certification

Afaf Translations has received ISO 17100 certification. The standard integrates terminology used in the translation field, by creating a standard structure for translation services.

Afaf Translations, www.afaftranslations.com

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G. INSIGHTS

G.1. How experiential marketing is gaining momentum

Experiential marketing is a tactic that goes beyond promoting a brand's products or services. In this form of marketing, the consumer doesn’t sit passively and listen to the marketer's message

G.2. Monitoring your multilingual website's performance during quarantine traffic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments to issue quarantine and even lockdown measures, as well as restricting most forms of travel and social gatherings. Because of this, computers and smartphones are one of the few mediums people use to stay connected with their family and friends, and also to stay in the loop.

G.3. Translators and interpreters respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Millions of Americans have been ordered to stay at home with various state-specific rules across the US — instructions that are hard enough to grasp if you speak English.

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H. EVENTS

Court Interpreter Training Institute (CITI), National Center for Interpretation, Online. Jun 6, 2020

TAUS Industry Leaders Forum, TAUS, online. Jun 8-11, 2020

PGConnects, Steel Media Ltd, online. Jun 8-12, 2020

XTM LIVEStream DACH, XTM International, online. Jun 9, 2020

Game Global Digital Summit, Localization World, Ltd., online. Jun 9-10, 2020

Brand2Global, The Localization Institute, online. Jun 16, 2020

UTICamp-2020, InText, Dnipro, Ukraine / online. Jul 20-26, 2020

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LocWorldWide 42, Localization World, Ltd., online. Jul 28-30, 2020

ContentTECH Summit, UBM plc, San Diego, California USA. Aug 10-12, 2020

efsli 2020 AGM & Conference, European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Sep 4-6, 2020

Global Ready Conference - London, Smartling, London, UK. Sep 8, 2020

tcworld China, tekom, Shanghai, China. Sep 10-11, 2020

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