17Apr
By: Alison On: April 17, 2019 In: Languages Comments: 19

The Japanese language relies on not one but three different alphabets -- hiragana, katakana and kanji -- which are differentiated both by their distinct appearances and what they are used for.

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09Apr
By: Alison On: April 9, 2019 In: Languages Comments: 0

Just like spoken languages, sign languages differ significantly from one geographic region to the next, and they are rarely mutually intelligible. Read on to find out more about some of the different types of sign language and how they developed.

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06Mar
By: Alison On: March 6, 2019 In: Translation Comments: 1

When preparing a document for translation, every detail counts, from the font you choose to the spacing of the text.

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28Feb
By: Alison On: February 28, 2019 In: Conferences, Transcription Comments: 0

Conference transcription has many valuable benefits, from updating people who weren’t able to attend to clarifying questions of “who said what” after a conference is complete.

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19Dec
By: Alison On: December 19, 2018 In: Localization, Subtitles & Captions Comments: 1

Subtitles and captions are similar but distinct means of enhancing communication in visual media. And by better understanding the differences between them you can make the right choice as to which option will best serve your communication needs.

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05Sep
By: Alison On: September 5, 2018 In: Translation Comments: 4

To understand when and why a certified translation might be necessary, it's important to have a good grasp of the differences between certified and non-certified translations.

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09Aug
By: Alison On: August 9, 2018 In: Languages, Technology, Translation Comments: 0

With more people than ever before accessing the internet, the languages we see used on websites are starting to change. What exactly will these changes amount to and what will they mean for internet users down the road?

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02Aug
By: Alison On: August 2, 2018 In: Languages, Technology Comments: 3

The variety of languages spoken by Internet users means that savvy web marketers need to translate and localize their web content to communicate effectively with their audiences.

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03Jul
By: Alison On: July 3, 2018 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 9

Since the use of vague terminology can lead to confusion or misrepresentation of just how skilled an individual really is in a language, it's important for professional translators and interpreters to have working definitions for the various levels of language proficiency.

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12Mar
By: Alison On: March 12, 2018 In: Medical, Translation Comments: 0

In every stage of a clinical trial, from pre-trial consultation with potential test subjects to the compilation of reports on the trial's results, professional medical translation can help simplify the process for researchers, test subjects and doctors alike.

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