ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Which Translation Method Should You Use? A Guide Based on Content Type

Let’s examine a hypothetical: You’re creating a global branding scheme for a new product. You need to create foreign language content in order for your materials to resonate in local markets. How do y...

Language Services: The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of

  When people think of up-and-coming industries, they likely conjure up images of tech companies in Silicon Valley. What probably doesn’t come to mind is language services. But it should. According to...

What To Ask a Language Services Provider During the RFP Process

Both writing and completing a Request for Proposal (RFP) can be a meticulous and time-consuming process. Regardless of the industry, ensuring you ask all the correct questions to find out as much as y...

Localization Strategy Guide – Cultural Dimensions of Brazil

Brazil, once home to an economic boom, has been in a recession since 2013, and consumers have opted to hold onto their well-earned cash, buying cheaper products and decreasing luxury spending. Of cour...

Virtual Reality is the Next Step in Language Learning

      There’s a lot that goes into learning a language. Taking classes, studying textbooks, using apps, watching foreign movies, listening to foreign music, playing video games…the list seems endless....

Does Your Language Service Provider Keep Your Data Safe?

The translation industry has seen dramatic growth lately, and it’s only expected to get bigger. GALA predicts the market will be worth more than $40 billion by 2020, and at the rate global business is...

When Will AI Exceed Human Abilities? It Won’t Be Long, According to Study

      Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be able to translate materials as well as human experts in less than 20 years, according to a recent study that surveyed specialists in the AI field for their t...

Where is Facebook Translation Going from Here?

      Facebook is by far the largest social media platform on the Internet. Its global reach is impressive, with a total audience reaching nearly two billion. What’s even more impressive is how many o...

10 More Words That Don’t Translate into English

Not too long ago, we looked at some words that have no translatable equivalent in English. We now know that Kummerspeck, which literally translates to “grief bacon” in German, refers to weight gained ...

Subtitle Hack Puts Millions at Risk

  Social media round-up for October 21, 2016 This week on the Common Sense Advisory blog, Arle Lommel asked us all if we could be missing business opportunities because we might be targeting in the wr...

The Immersive Experience of Video Game Language Learning

  Language learning is an immensely satisfying activity, and there are many well-documented benefits to bilingualism. Of course, language learning can also be frustrating, as you will eventually reach...

Website Localization Bill Spurs Controversy in Illinois

      Website localization has become a heated topic in Illinois government as of late. Recently, some lawmakers in the state had pushed for an amendment to HB 695, also known as the Legislative Infor...

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