Advice and Insights for Clients

April 5, 2021

How to meet the challenges of e-commerce translation

e-commerce translation
How to meet the challenges of e-commerce translation Even before the pandemic kicked it into high gear, e-commerce was booming. And, according to research by Common Sense Advisory, “In spite of globalization and the growing use of English as a global language… people in 2020 […] (Read more...)

March 2, 2021

What is text expansion and why does it matter?

What is text expansion and why does it matter? Some languages require more space than others to express the same thing. When translating from English into French, the French result might require 30% more space than the English source, because the French language uses more […] (Read more...)

February 26, 2021

Financial translation services: what to look for in a language service partner

financial translation
Financial translation services: what to look for in a language service partner Language service providers play an important role in the global financial industry. Bankers, fund managers, and insurance carriers all rely on clear, accurate information in a language that their clients will understand.  Financial […] (Read more...)

January 11, 2021

Avoid 4, embrace 8: Chinese translation of homophones

Avoid 4, embrace 8: Chinese translation of homophones Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. It is common in many languages for a word to carry multiple meanings. But because the range of Chinese phonemes (sounds) is relatively small, the language includes […] (Read more...)

March 23, 2021

Translation for EU MDR compliance

EU MDR Translation
Translation for EU MDR compliance The European Union Medical Devices Regulation (EU MDR) is now in effect. Manufacturers will need to comply with more stringent requirements for medical device labeling and instructions for use (IFUs). Medical device content must be translated into the official language(s) […] (Read more...)