14Sep
By: Patrick On: September 14, 2016 In: Languages Comments: 0

Hindi is one of the many official languages of the Republic of India and is spoken by more than 500 million people worldwide, but has yet to gain acceptance as an official UN language.

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07Sep
By: Patrick On: September 7, 2016 In: Localization, Technology Comments: 0

While software localization is not as epic a task as building a program from scratch, it does present unique challenges that can cause headaches for everyone involved when not handled correctly.

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07Sep
By: Patrick On: September 7, 2016 In: Voiceovers Comments: 0

The right voice over talent can mean the difference between a presentable, professional video and an amateur and unimpressive production.

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07Sep
By: Patrick On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

For a refugee adjusting to a new country, the language barrier can seem insurmountable, but with the help of interpreters refugees can gain access to both necessary healthcare and their new community.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 0

Sight translation can be a lifesaver for an organization or group that requires a document to be immediately translated. But it is not an ideal situation for the interpreter or the client.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

The American Medical Association is pushing for greater use of medical interpreting in pharmacies. Through this expanded policy, the AMA hopes to improve the level of service for non-English speaking patients and help make their treatments more effective.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Human Resources, Interpreting Comments: 0

When faced with an unfamiliar language, a call center agent can contact an interpreting service and get referred to a linguistic professional who speaks the right language. And it all can be done in just seconds.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Engineering & Construction, Technology, Translation Comments: 0

Professional technical translators are able to do a critical examination of the document from both ends. They have a strong grasp of the technical concepts and terminology involved, allowing them to adapt a piece of technical writing into another language fully and accurately.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Those unfamiliar with interpreting are often surprised by how widely it can be applied. Interpreters are useful in nearly every situation where two parties speak different languages.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Conferences, Interpreting Comments: 0

Fields as diverse as entertainment and academia are stepping out into the larger world and meeting colleagues from other cultures. Despite the necessity of interpreting, however, not everyone understands what goes into the profession.

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