A growing number of businesses are taking measures to transform their business model in accordance with the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. A collaborative and holistic approach is the only way to secure sustainable growth. Localised Web explores how companies integrate the Global Goals in their business strategy and gain inspirational examples for language service providers to follow.
Many language professionals fear that their jobs will be taken over by artificial intelligence and machine translation, but the fact is that the language industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world and is projected to grow to USD 28.2 bn by 2022 according to The Slator Language Industry Market Report 2019, and the technological development enables new possibilities for language specialists around the globe. Localised Web participated in this year’s School of Advanced Technologies for Translators (SATT19) to keep up to date with the latest translation technologies and status quo of the language industry. In this publication we share our insights and key takeaways. Group photo […]
Localised Web was interviewed for Slator’s feature article about new players in the language industry. Slator inquired about their value proposition, origins, funding, current activities, and more. We share our answers below, the whole article can be read on the site for SlatorPro’s exclusive stories. Elevator Pitch Localised Web: Uses a localization approach designed for the translation of online and digital content. “Localised Web is run by two experienced linguists with complementary skills and hands-on experience within a wide variety of sectors thus offering a comprehensive solution that enables us to effectively meet the client’s localization demands. Quality is pivotal to us, and besides translation and proofreading, we provide review, […]
Subtitles are the most widely used way of translating the large amount of foreign-language video content that Danes encounter every day on television, on the Internet and at the cinema. The Danish subtitling tradition is well-established and homogenous, and it differs from e.g. the American way of making closed captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing, especially in relation to condensation and reading speed. Whether you are an experienced audiovisual translator, new to the field, or maybe working within journalism or communication, the guidelines will help you to create the kind of subtitles that the Danish viewers are used to and will recognize as good subtitles. The guidelines define […]
Localised Web shared their input with the translation software company Wordbee in their latest blog post about what it takes to produce high quality media localization: by Tanja Falkner | Sep 6, 2018 A deep knowledge of the market and audience you’re talking to (type of clients, cultural and linguistic elements, geographical aspects, values, etc.) “Balanced Creativity,” meaning the capacity to convey the exact thought and adapt it to a specific audience without losing the original message Lajka Birkedal Hollesen, co-owner and partner at Localised Web and subtitler for Verboo and Pixelogic, explains that audio-visual translation and subtitling differs from traditional text localization in the sense that it’s more restricted and context dependent. […]
Localised Web is participating in this year’s ILA Berlin together with 50,000 trade visitors to experience over 1,000 exhibitors from 37 nations showcase their expertise – from civil aviation to defense, security and space, and from major corporations to highly specialised suppliers. We look forward to engage with tomorrow’s business opportunities during this exciting conference agenda and learn about, digitization, big data, mobility, security, energy and new technologies – like 3D-printing, sustainable aviation and industry 4.0. ILA Berlin is an interactive business platform for suppliers and besides discussing the key issues of the future with experts at ILA conferences, workshops and seminars, we hope to establish new business contacts and market our services […]