ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

No Translator or Translation is Perfect

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on October 15, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog No Translator or Translation is Perfect By United Language Group No translator's translation is perfect. As the story goes, St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators, made a notable translation interpretation that depicted Moses with ...

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At What Age Is it Easiest to Learn a New Language?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 30, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog At What Age is it Easiest to Learn a New Language?  By United Language Group Are you trying to raise multilingual children? Or perhaps you’ve always wanted to learn a new language, but now you’re afraid you’re too old? If so, you may be ...

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Everything ISO Covers That You Weren’t Aware Of

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 11, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Standardizing Musical Pitch + Wine Glasses: Everything ISO Covers That You Weren't Aware Of By United Language Group Since 1947, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has been creating quality control standards to ensure ...

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Get to Know ULG, Personally: Evelyn Toro, Director of Operations

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 5, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Get to Know ULG, Personally: Evelyn Toro, Director of Operations By United Language Group United Language Group is more than just a company for us, it’s a team and a community. The people who make up ULG, make it possible for us to ...

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The EU’s In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation Explained

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 27, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The EU's In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation Explained By United Language Group Over the past few years, the EU has enacted a series of new regulations related to healthcare and medical devices. For example, the new In Vitro Diagnostic ...

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Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 27, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Inspiring and Notable Women Throughout Translation History By United Language Group Like many other fields, translation has been dominated by men for much of its history.  Historically speaking, female translators didn't have the same ...

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What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 13, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog What Valentine's Day Traditions Mean Around the World By United Language Group February 14th is Valentine’s Day. In the US and the UK, that means heart-shaped cards, stuffed animals and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. But what does ...

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Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 12, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?  By United Language Group Almost two years after its initial publication, many medical device companies are still in the process of ...

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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Pig!

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 4, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Pig! By United Language Group For Western countries, the New Year has come and gone - but if you go by the Chinese zodiac calendar, a new year is just beginning. Say goodbye to the Year of ...

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The Benefits of Localized Multimedia Content

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 22, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The Benefits of Localized Multimedia Content By United Language Group For content to appeal to a global audience, translating the text is only the first step. Multimedia content is key to appealing to today’s viewers, and localized ...

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The Internet's Language Barrier and How to Fix it

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 14, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog The Internet's Language Barrier and How to Fix it By United Language Group Siri, how do you say “hello” in Norwegian? I can’t translate into Norwegian yet. How about Punjabi? I can’t translate into Punjabi yet. Korean? I can’t translate ...

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What is HITRUST, and Why Should You Care?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 14, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog What is HITRUST, and Why Should You Care? By Christopher Crowhurst, CTO Last week I became a statistic. One of the half billion – yes, that’s five followed by eight zeros – people who had their information compromised by the Marriot hotel ...

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