ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Conference Connections: ULG to attend LocWorld41 Silicon Valley

  Localization is one the biggest ways we help support our global clients at ULG. By attending industry events and knowledge-shares, we are able to stay at the forefront of emerging technology and trends that, when paired with our language expertise, help ...

What Is the International Phonetic Alphabet?

There are approximately 6,500 languages in the world, each with pronunciations that vary depending on accents, dialects, and more. With the large majority of these languages, there are alphabets that form individual words for that language. But in the case of ...

Topics: Interpreting, Service


No Translator or Translation is Perfect

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 horns in medieval and Renaissance art. Jerome translated the Hebrew word for "shining" ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Service


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

  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 asking yourself “ At what age it’s easiest to be taught a new language?” While scientists have ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Service


What Makes A Successful Global Brand?

  Apple. Microsoft. Starbucks. It seems that wherever you go, these brands have a strong presence and a large share of the consumer market. Although most companies start out in one country (or, on a micro level, in the founder’s garage), many have expanded to ...

Topics: Global Marketing, Translation, Service


6 Major MDR Challenges: How Will They Affect Your Implementation Plan?

The countdown to May 2020 is on. With less than a year until the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) laws are enforced, many manufacturers and healthcare companies are battling a series of implementation challenges that have recently emerged. No matter where ...

Topics: Translation, Service


How to Use Machine Translation to Increase Efficiency and Save Money

      Imagine there was a key that could unlock the business intelligence to help you get ahead of your competition, maximize sentiment analysis, improve day-to-day communication among your team members and train global teams without losing anything in ...

Topics: Translation, Service


How Companies Are Using Machine Translation for Better Communication

  Whether you have a global workforce or employees that are working outside of their native language, opening the lines of communication can be as simple as a machine translation plugin.   Many companies already utilize the wonders of instantaneous ...

Topics: Translation, Service


Meet the World’s Fastest, Most Flexible Machine Translation Technology

Lucy is one of ULG’s top performers - she’s fast, intelligent and her output is unmatched. For that reason, she is an ideal partner for our clients. Here is one of her success stories: A global industry manufacturer came to us with a challenge: they needed ...

Topics: Translation, Service


Conference Connections: ULG to attend 2019 TAUS Global Content Conference

What is the current landscape of translation technology, and what is to come? How is artificial intelligence transforming global content? What does automation look like for our content supply chains? These are just a few of the questions we are excited to ...

Nietzsche, Zeppelins and Wagner: English Words Derived from German

    You may have heard that English is classified as a Germanic language. Although English has also borrowed heavily from Latin, Greek, French, and Norse (keeping in line with the patterns of trade and conquest that defined thousands of years of British ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Service


Takeaways & Trends: What we learned at LocWorld40 2019

    Our digital world is changing multilingual communication and the way we localize for global markets. At this year’s LocWorld40 “Go Global, Be Global” conference in Estoril, Portugal we uncovered insights into the dawn of language innovations and new ways ...