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How Do You Tune A Fish?



How Do You Tune A Fish?  – Localizing for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Translating for informal science centers, be it texts for exhibits or video scripts for visitor tours, poses a special challenge. Not only must the message be localized to a specific geographic region, but it must also be targeted to a very diverse […]

What are Prominent Women in Localization Planning for in 2017?



What are Prominent Women in Localization Planning for in 2017? Come and join us at the year’s first “Women in Localization Meet-Up” at Sony PlayStation in San Mateo this Thursday. Hear from and interact with a panel of localization professionals from Sony PlayStation, Survey Monkey, Juniper Networks, Alpha US, and MediaLocate. Leona Zacek, Vendor Manager, MediaLocate   When:                  […]

“We Speak Human”… it’s not just our tagline!


Posted by MediaLocate | Blog, Fun, Medialocate Events, News, Recording Services, Social Media, Testimonials | No Comments December 13th, 2016


“We Speak Human”…but actions speak louder than words. At MediaLocate the giving season doesn’t start just around the holidays. We feel very fortunate to have been able to share our success with others less fortunate, and we try to share and care all year around, especially in our own local community. This year, instead of […]

3 Localization Trends to Watch for in 2017



Localization Trends for 2017 and Beyond: Neural Machine Translation Machine Translation (MT) technology has taken another leap forward. This time, it’s a big leap forward. Instead of relying on the phrase-based statistical approach, neural MT simulates the interconnected network of the brain to generate translations. Several companies have unveiled neural MT technology, including Google, Microsoft, […]

BACK TRANSLATION CAN TIE YOU IN KNOTS



BACK TRANSLATION CAN TIE YOU IN KNOTS Your new localization provider has just delivered the translation you requested. It’s been through a standard translation, editing and proofing (TEP) process involving multiple linguists, but you’re uneasy. Your product is about to ship or your ad is going nationwide, and you want to check the translation one […]

Cultural Validation Checklist for Images


Posted by MediaLocate | Blog | No Comments August 5th, 2016


How well does your branding travel? Cultural Validation. Images are online casino in canada Images areleading language services provider (LSP), we see our share of websites, products, and documents ready to go global. While most of the time it’s clear that the branding will work worldwide, sometimes a “ready-to-go” project comes to us and we […]

MediaLocate Achieves Brand-New ISO 17100 Certification


Posted by MediaLocate | Blog, Certifications, Language Service Provider (LSP), News | No Comments July 19th, 2016


ISO 17100:2015 – A New Translation Services Standard is Here! Always a front runner when it comes to the highest level of professional translation certifications, today MediaLocate passed the ISO 17100:2015 audit and is being recommended for certification by LICS® (Language Industry Certification Systems®), a global accreditation body in Austria. ISO 17100:2015 is a brand-new […]

No Room for Mistakes in Legal & Medical Interpreting


Posted by MediaLocate | Blog, Certifications, Interpretation, Legal, Medical Translations, Translation | No Comments May 10th, 2016


MISTAKES IN LEGAL & MEDICAL INTERPRETING An Interpretation Challenge: A legal deposition is an incredibly important piece of evidence that serves as testimony by an expert, eyewitness, or other individual with knowledge relevant to your case. As the world becomes smaller and the global economy continues growing, more and more depositions are being done of […]

ITAR – Translation in the Defense Sector



ITAR – PUTTING SAFETY AND SECURITY FIRST You can never be too safe in this technologically advanced age.  Therefore, making sure your language provider is in compliance with federal defense regulations is very important to your company. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are designed to control and limit access to specific kinds of […]

e-Discovery: Tapping into the Unknown



e-Discovery: Tapping into the Unknown. The fundamental purpose of e-Discovery is to coordinate, organize and structure vast amounts of documents, emails, call records, transcripts, contracts and other legal materials into collections for easier reference and analysis. Much of this documentation may be in different languages, and characters that are used in one language may be […]

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How Do You Tune A Fish?

January 18, 2017

How Do You Tune A Fish?  – Localizing for the Monterey Bay Aquarium Translating for informal science centers, be it texts for exhibits or video scripts for visitor tours, poses a special challenge. Not only must the message be localized to a specific geographic region, but it must also be targeted to a very diverse […]

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