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i18n
1 hour ago

i18n Special Interest Group Final Meeting Held

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

i18n Special Interest Group Final Meeting Held

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 30, 2020

Citing technical and personnel changes at GALA, i18n SIG leader Manuela Noske announced the end of the SIG series, with the goal of more i18n… Continue Reading

ASR
15 hours ago

ASR Tech in Hebrew and Arabic Languages Big Focus for IIA

Technology

By MultiLingualStaff

ASR Tech in Hebrew and Arabic Languages Big Focus for IIA

Technology | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 30, 2020

The Israel Innovation Authority aims to improve ASR capabilities for Hebrew and Arabic languages, which have largely been left behind in voice recognition technologies. As… Continue Reading

Deaf Missions
15 hours ago

Deaf Missions Completes First ASL Translation for Bible

Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Deaf Missions Completes First ASL Translation for Bible

Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 30, 2020

The 38-year project from Deaf Missions will provide a valuable guide for other sign language translations of the Bible, as well as for translations of… Continue Reading

man standing vehicle near building during nighttime
2 days ago

Global Growth at DiDi

Localization

Morgan Gallup Zhu By Morgan Gallup Zhu

Global Growth at DiDi

Localization | By Morgan Gallup Zhu on Sep 29, 2020

Yan Carolla, head of localization at DiDi, is positioning her team as a global growth driver. If you haven’t heard of DiDi, then you definitely… Continue Reading

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ASLALC
3 days ago

ASLALC Becomes First LSP Association in Latin America

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

ASLALC Becomes First LSP Association in Latin America

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 28, 2020

Launched this month, the Association of Language Services of Latin America and the Caribbean (ASLALC) will be the first of its kind in the region,… Continue Reading

Welsh
3 days ago

Welsh Language Re-included in Council during Pandemic

Multimedia Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Welsh Language Re-included in Council during Pandemic

Multimedia Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 28, 2020

After facing criticism, the city council in Denbighshire, Wales will now allow Zoom in council meetings to better serve Welsh language speakers with simultaneous translation… Continue Reading

white printer paper on brown wooden table
6 days ago

Friday Roundup | Sep 24, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | Sep 24, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 25, 2020

Multilingual Information Access Initiative launches this year in COVID-19 response The COVID-19 Multilingual Information Access (MLIA) initiative is a collective effort from the LT community… Continue Reading

Iconic
6 days ago

Iconic Celebrates 100th Neural MT Blog Post

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

Iconic Celebrates 100th Neural MT Blog Post

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 24, 2020

The neural MT blog focuses on advances and challenges in the field of machine translation. Today, Iconic Translation, a recent RWS Holdings acquisition that specializes… Continue Reading

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Asylum seekers
7 days ago

Asylum Seekers to Work with USCIS-Appointed Interpreters

Interpretation

By MultiLingualStaff

Asylum Seekers to Work with USCIS-Appointed Interpreters

Interpretation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 24, 2020

No longer able to bring interpreters to application interviews due to fears about the pandemic, asylum seekers must now work with interpreters provided by the… Continue Reading

Russia
7 days ago

Russia Orders Translation of Vital Records

Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Russia Orders Translation of Vital Records

Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 24, 2020

Any registry records in Russia dating back to 1926 will be included in the translation of vital records, particularly from Arabic, Tatar, and Old Mongolian… Continue Reading

Adaptive Globalization
1 week ago

Adaptive Globalization Releases Linguist Salary Report

Language in Business

By MultiLingualStaff

Adaptive Globalization Releases Linguist Salary Report

Language in Business | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 23, 2020

A comprehensive guide released by recruitment company Adaptive Globalization provides detailed salary and job description information for the language service provider industry. Adaptive Globalization has… Continue Reading

Afghan Interpreters
1 week ago

Afghan Interpreters Eligible for UK Relocation

Interpretation

By MultiLingualStaff

Afghan Interpreters Eligible for UK Relocation

Interpretation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 23, 2020

After an outdated resettlement rule left many Afghan interpreters out, the UK has made a change that will welcome those who have provided vital services… Continue Reading

Iowa
1 week ago

Iowa Translators Persist Despite English-Only Voting Laws

Translation

By Jonathan Pyner

Iowa Translators Persist Despite English-Only Voting Laws

Translation | By Jonathan Pyner on Sep 22, 2020

As the 2020 election approaches, translators in Iowa are working against prohibitive laws to translate and distribute informational materials to multilingual communities across the state.… Continue Reading

CSA Research Top Ten
1 week ago

Amplexor joins Acolad Group

Mergers and Acquisitions

By MultiLingualStaff

Amplexor joins Acolad Group

Mergers and Acquisitions | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 21, 2020

Acolad, a language service provider based in the Ile-de-France just announced that they are “joining forces” with Amplexor, based in Bertrange in Luxembourg. The acquisition… Continue Reading

Hungarian
1 week ago

Hungarian Translator Keeping Expats Informed

Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Hungarian Translator Keeping Expats Informed

Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 21, 2020

Even for those learning a new language, consuming news content requires a high level of understanding. One Hungarian translator has volunteered efforts to deliver timely… Continue Reading

GreenKey
1 week ago

GreenKey Creates NLP Tool for Hedge Funds

AI

By MultiLingualStaff

GreenKey Creates NLP Tool for Hedge Funds

AI | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 21, 2020

Focus Studio, the new application from GreenKey, will provide users with natural language processing workflows specific to hedge fund management. Bank sales teams often turn… Continue Reading

GlobalLink NEXT
2 weeks ago

Friday Roundup | Sep 18, 2020

Friday Roundup

By MultiLingualStaff

Friday Roundup | Sep 18, 2020

Friday Roundup | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 18, 2020

TRANSLIT launches interpreter training webinars Complete Language Solutions has just launched a series of free and paid webinars to help beginner interpreters improve their professional… Continue Reading

Chief Interpreter
2 weeks ago

Chief Interpreter for European Commission Steps Down

Language Industry News and Events

By MultiLingualStaff

Chief Interpreter for European Commission Steps Down

Language Industry News and Events | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 17, 2020

The Chief Interpreter post will be filled on an interim basis while the European Commission seeks a new head to fill the position. After acting… Continue Reading

2 weeks ago

Toward a Sustainable Language Services Ecosystem for the UK’s Public Sector

Localization Strategy

Raisa McNab By Raisa McNab

Toward a Sustainable Language Services Ecosystem for the UK’s Public Sector

Localization Strategy | By Raisa McNab on Sep 17, 2020

Many of the United Kingdom’s very large language service contracts for the public sector are being tendered for or awarded in 2020, influencing the working… Continue Reading

TranslateMe
2 weeks ago

TranslateMe Launches Translation Validation Pipeline

Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

TranslateMe Launches Translation Validation Pipeline

Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 16, 2020

The pipeline will allow TranslateMe to utilize machine translation, but with a validation network of human translators that works on a token-based system. TranslateMe recently… Continue Reading

Finnish
2 weeks ago

Finnish Group Developing ASR for Local Languages

Technology

By MultiLingualStaff

Finnish Group Developing ASR for Local Languages

Technology | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 16, 2020

Anticipating a rise in foreign-language residents, Finland looks to progress its voice recognition services to be able to recognize a wide range of Finnish accents.… Continue Reading

Egyptian
2 weeks ago

Egyptian Translation Center New Rules Draw Criticism

Translation

By MultiLingualStaff

Egyptian Translation Center New Rules Draw Criticism

Translation | By MultiLingualStaff on Sep 15, 2020

The new guidelines released by the Egyptian National Center for Translation will stifle freedom of thought and restrict access to texts that go against Egyptian… Continue Reading