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Games Localization: 3 Hot Topics At This Year’s GDC



Know what’s even more exciting than playing a video game? Localizing it!   Hi, my name is Yanan Cheng, and I am a Chinese project manager at MediaLocate. I love to play and localize video games and last month I had a chance to attend the 2017 Games Developer Conference (GDC 2017) in San Francisco.  […]

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 […]

A New Year! A New Website!



A New Year! A New Website! We want to help you ring in the new year, so we thought we would do our part by launching a brand new website! Check it out at www.medialocate.com and feast your eyes on a brand new design, some really cool new “snackable” content, and a whole new range […]

The Tale of the Graceful Squid



MediaLocate translates and localizes all kinds of content. One customer may require that we translate a biochemistry patent from one language into another, while another customer may need us to localize their online casual gaming site from English into 12 other languages. Then there are the projects that are a bit closer to home and […]

Monterey to Host Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, News, Uncategorized | No Comments April 17th, 2015


The City of Monterey, California, officially designated as “The Language Capital of the World®,” has announced that its first annual Cultural Festival will take place at Customs House Plaza on May 2 and 3, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MediaLocate is proud to be a sponsor of this event that celebrates and honors […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly…. A Shoot-Out with an Online Translation Provider



The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly…. A Shoot-Out with an Online Translation Provider We previously wrote about online translation portals that promise cutting-edge translation platforms, automated project management, and scalable workflows. This time around we thought we’d look at another breed of translation player emerging on the scene. As part of a growing trend, […]

Jeff Wood: A Legend Retires


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Medialocate Events, News, Uncategorized | No Comments March 17th, 2015


A Legend Retires: Announcement made at 2015 MIIS Career Fair. More than 200 students and alumni of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), formerly known as the Monterey Institute of International Studies, attended this year’s Translation, Interpretation & Localization Management Career Fair 2015. The Career Fair, which took place on February 27th […]

The best thing you can give someone is a chance.


Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, Globalization, Medialocate Events, News, Testimonials, Uncategorized | No Comments December 23rd, 2014


The best thing you can give someone is a chance. Meet Jovanni Rodriguez. Jovanni joined MediaLocate earlier this year through an organization called College Living Experience. Jovanni suffered a brain injury as a result of a biking accident about 10 years ago, but has since made steady progress towards independent living and is doing a terrific job […]

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Before Your Company “Sails the Seven Seas”…

October 6, 2017

Before Your Company “Sails the Seven Seas,” Consider These Essential ”Seven Cs”: Seven Core Components of a Successful Global Product Launch Effective website, product or media globalization goes well beyond translation of your English content. In order to compete in the global market place, globalization services must address the needs of target locales, while concurrently […]

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