ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

E-Learning and the Medical Device Industry

      In the medical device industry, regulation is a big deal. Proper training for internal operations staff, and consumer and professional end users, needs to be done effectively in order to ensure ...

Navigating E.U. E-Labeling Regulations

  Electronic Labeling (e-labeling) has the potential to be hugely beneficial to medical device companies creating Instructions For Use (IFU), labels and packaging information. But at the same time, th...

Make America Groovy Again? Baldwin's Trump Hat Incorrectly Translated

  Alec Baldwin, the comedian and actor known for mimicking president elect Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, has delivered another jab at the real estate mogul. Unfortunately, the joke didn’t go qu...

The Challenge of Bidirectional Languages

When English speakers learn to read and write, we’re taught words and letters flow from left-to-right. That’s because we’ve learned a language and an alphabet based on Latin languages (e.g. English, F...

Language Barrier a Problem for Scientific Research, Study Says

A new study suggests using English as the “lingua franca” in the scientific community has severely impeded the transmission of ideas. A paper published last week in the journal PLOS Biology argues tha...

Four Capabilities Every Translation Management System Should Have

  To be successful in the global marketplace, companies need to create marketing material in more than one language. And in order to create an effective globalization campaign, you need a Translation ...

Post Editing 101

Machine Translation (MT) cuts down on cost and turnaround time, thanks to its ability to decipher large amounts of text quickly. The downside to MT is the fact that it doesn’t have the capacity to tra...

The Death of Language

  In many parts of the world, languages are in danger of going extinct. It might be tempting to believe that English has become the lingua franca of global business and the Internet, but when language...

Combining Technology And Marketing in the Age of Disruption

Let’s face it, as a society we are addicted to technology. The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has taken over and there’s no looking back. Considering that 90% of the world’s data was created in t...

Effectively Engaging Minority Parents

There is a positive relationship between parent engagement and student success. In other words, when families are involved in their children’s learning both at home and at school, their children do be...

Know the Difference: Canadian French vs. European French

Canada is a bilingual country; both Canadian French and English are official languages. The demands of being a bilingual nation made Canada one of the earliest adopters of machine translation technolo...

10 Foreign Language Films To Watch This Oscar Season

      It will be a highly competitive year at the 89th Academy Awards across many of the top prizes, including the award for best foreign language film. There are 85 submissions from all around the wo...

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