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. […]
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Posted by MediaLocate | Blog, Content Management Systems, Foreign Language Voice Recording Services, Fun, Games Localization, Global Branding, Language Localization, Localization, Multilingual Audio and Video, Multimedia Localization, Recording Services, Transcreation, Translation, World's Writing Systems | No Comments March 30th, 2017
Posted by MediaLocate | Blog, Content Strategy, education, Fun, Global Branding, Global Marketing Strategy, Language Localization, Language Service Provider (LSP), Local Markets, Localization Provider, Transcreation, Translation, web translation, World's Writing Systems | No Comments January 18th, 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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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. 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 […]
On Saturday, October 11, 2014, Team MediaLocate participated in the annual “Walk to End Alzheimers” in Monterey, CA and raised over $2,300 to help fight Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and […]
At MediaLocate we don’t just connect the world, we also travel it! As part of MediaLocate’s “We speak Human” culture, we wanted to show you the human side of MediaLocate, namely introduce you to a few of the people who make our company what it is. As we now head into fall, let’s take a […]
There’s nothing like a friendly wager to make watching the World Cup even more entertaining. Medialocate did just that and they did it the same way they do everything – by helping others both nationally and internationally. Members of staff decided to raise funds with their own World Cup. They pooled their money together and […]
Charity hike raises over $15,000 to support severely injured Pádraig Schäler, son of University of Limerick’s Reinhard Schäler While attending “Localization World’s” 2014 Conference on June 4-6 in Dublin, Ireland, Medialocate also co-sponsored and participated in the Djouce “Mountain Flag Challenge” for charity. Stephan Lins, Medialocate’s chief executive officer who scaled Djouce Mountain, explained that […]
Posted by MediaLocate | Fun, language localizaiton, Language Service Provider (LSP), Local Markets, Localization, Localization Provider, software localization, Translation, Uncategorized | No Comments April 16th, 2014
Sometimes, doing your own translation review can cause unexpected results (see last example below)…
Posted by MediaLocate | Foreign Language Voice Recording Services, Fun, Global Branding, language localizaiton, Localization Provider, Multilingual Audio and Video, Multimedia Localization, Recording Services, Transcreation | No Comments March 14th, 2014
Kudos to our neighbor – and valued client – just down the hill from us, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and their popular Seafood Watch program.
So, whether you speak English, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese, German or any of 12 languages, you’ll enjoy this humorous video just the same.
Celebrating 15-year anniversaries with Medialocate are Vilma Campos, Fran Grogan, Ilge Karancak, and Susie Hanson. Congratulations Ladies!
It’s the “free alternative” to costly cloud-based portals of other translation agencies.
There is a clever young man in the U.K. (no, this isn’t the beginning of a limerick, though you will find it amusing)…
Medialocate, leading translation and localization provider, donates shipment of “virtually indestructible” soccer balls through the One World Futbol Project
January 8, 2019
Best Language Selection for Global Markets: Where and How Should You Invest? Guest blog post by Ben Cornelius, former Language Intelligence and Globalization Director at Adobe, VMware, and PayPal When asking “What languages should I localize into for the greatest benefits?” the short (albeit frustrating) answer is most often, “it depends”. It’s true: Communication is key […]