How Linguistic Transcription is Performed in Vietnamese

Linguistic transcription is the act of converting audio or video speech into text. However, it is a lot more than just listening and typing it down. The recording needs to…

The Best Online Chinese Translators

The first question you might ask yourself is why not just use Google, isn’t that one of the best online translators? While Google Translate is very good and improving constantly…

Why it is difficult to translate English to Korean?

While every language has its own set of peculiarities and rules, there’s something special to be said about translating English to Korean. Apart from the fact that the languages are…

Translating Politeness from English to Hindi

Despite the multitude of linguistic differences between all the languages of the world, they all have one thing in common and that is that they contain levels of politeness, making…

Loading Chinese Fonts on Your Multilingual Website

Loading Chinese fonts can be an overwhelming task, however, using your client’s native language is detrimental to being successful in foreign markets. We’ve discussed the topic already and you can…

In-House Linguists: The Crown Jewels of Every LSP

During the last year or two, I’ve been reading a lot about the companies in our industry, and when I say that it is not only out of curiosity but…

What is Copyediting and What Does a Copy Editor do?

Nothing screams out to a reader and frustrates them more than typos, inconsistencies, and grammatical issues and this is where a copy editor comes in. In the business, academic, government,…

Localization Quirks From English to Japanese

Global borders continue to shrink and this is becoming ever more evident when it comes to English to Japanese translations. Many Western companies are heading to Japan to offer their…

Problems With Text-to-Speech Conversion for Asian Languages

Text-to-speech conversion systems are used to convert text into speech that comes as close as possible to the speech of a native speaker of the language reading that text. Prime…

Translate English to Chinese Accurately – Advancements of MT

Using machine translation to translate English to Chinese accurately sounds amazing, right? If this technology is freely applied, it will impact a wide array of industries including e-commerce, automotive, gaming,…

How Localization Services Work

Often used interchangeably with translation, localization services are actually much different. They help shape a variety of different types of content to fit within the cultural, linguistic, and legal nuances…

What is Language Interpretation and The Different Types of Interpretation

Language interpretation has been a part of our lives for centuries. Whether for trade, business, government agendas, medical reasons, and many others, language interpretation is a natural part of how…

Difficulties With Developing NLP for Vietnamese

The Vietnamese language is spoken by around 75 million people across the world and it is the official language of Vietnam. The language itself has undergone several centuries of development…

Can you translate acronyms from Asian languages?

An acronym is briefly defined as a shortened version of the various words that make up a meaningful phrase, with every first word of the phrase being abbreviated and then…

The Challenges of Technical Document Translation

Many companies that create technology, software, appliances, etc., are entering global markets. But with this comes the need for technical document translation in order to not only provide users and…

The Golden Week in Japan

From the 29th of April to the 5th of May each year, Japan and its citizens celebrate “Golden Week”. This period of festivities includes four very special holidays, which we…

The Issues With Machine Dubbing For Asian Languages

Although dubbing in film and television has been around since the 1950s, machine dubbing is a much more recent phenomenon. There’s been a massive proliferation of video content all around…

The Rise in Popularity of Asian Cinema

Although there’s no single hub for movies like Hollywood in Asia, Asian cinema is steadily gaining popularity and prominence globally. Serious blockbusters and serious wins on the international stage mean…

Korean Webtoons and Their Growing Popularity

Western readers who grew up with comic books will surely remember the DC and Marvel superheroes that they grew up with, which have subsequently been turned into movies for all…

Introduction of Context-Awareness in NMT for Korean

Neural Machine Translation is the latest technology in the world of automated translation, but it still has its limitations, especially when it comes down to more complex languages. We will…