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Innovative Language Translation Website Provides Guidance and Advice
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When conducting business or dealing with individuals from other countries, effective language translation can ensure the intended message is accurately translated. There are numerous languages around the world, with their own nuances that can make effective translation difficult. One of the key facets is to utilise an effective language translations service that provides both commercial and consumer styles of translation. Www.language-translation.co.uk is an informative website that provides an...
Communicating Globally
By Karen Fierst
Since the end of the Cold War people around the world have dramatically increased cultural and linguistic interaction, both critical elements of globalization. Globalization, which also includes downsizing, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, outsourcing and increasingly mobile populations, cross-cultural communication is a key element of 21st Century business. Regardless of the role you play in your organization it is impossible to ignore the effects of globalization.
GALA 2011: The Language of Business. The Business of Language
gala-global.org
The Globalization and Localization Association announces that its next conference for global content delivery professionals, “GALA 2011: The Language of Business. The Business of Language” will be held 28-30 March 2011 in Lisbon, Portugal.
NIST Evaluates Smart Phone-based Language Translators
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL C
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is evaluating three smart phone-based Pashto and Dari language translation devices the U.S. Defense Department is developing for use in Afghanistan. The institute recently assessed Pashto language translation capabilities, and in late August, it will evaluate translation technology for Dari, another Afghani language. The devices are being developed under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Spoken Language Communication...
Language in the Digital Age
University of Leeds
Modern language experts at the University of Leeds are developing computer programs which could alter how languages are taught and used around the world.   Currently, many computer-based systems for teaching and translating languages are out of date or not user-friendly. While there is a wealth of information about different languages and vocabularies available on the internet, much is badly-organised and difficult to navigate.
10 Steps to Website Globalization
By Alec Campbell
There are now approximately 1.8 billion users throughout the world. They are located in many countries and speak multiple languages. Many of them could be potential customers. But how do you reach them? Not only do you have to speak their language, you have to ensure your website appears where they are searching.