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January 8, 2021

Case study: insurance translation and multilingual desktop publishing

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Executive Summary In the US, employer-sponsored health insurance policies must be translated for employees with limited English proficiency. For over fifteen years, Scriptis has provided insurance translation for one of the largest insurers in the United States. The Challenge Scriptis translates and reformats between 3-5 […] (Read more...)

February 15, 2021

Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs)

informed consent
Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs) Translation for informed consent forms (ICFs) requires subject matter expertise, cultural know-how, and carefully documented quality assurance. Why translate Informed Consent Forms? Before taking part in a medical research study, a participant needs to understand the risks involved. Informed […] (Read more...)

January 8, 2021

Website localization: how to prepare for a successful outcome

website localization
Website localization: how to prepare for a successful outcome Translating your website into multiple languages (or even one language) can be a big undertaking. We strive to make the actual translation process as efficient and carefree as possible. However, the process always goes more smoothly […] (Read more...)

January 8, 2021

What’s the @ sign called?

What’s the @ sign called? Does the symbol @ have a name?  In English, it’s just the boring “at sign,” with an origin in commerce and bookkeeping. However, other languages around the world use much more colorful names to refer to @. Little linguistic details […] (Read more...)

January 6, 2021

Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source

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Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source Do you use video to educate and inform your international audiences? According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, the shift to video will continue to accelerate. Video makes up 82% of all website traffic. Currently, YouTube […] (Read more...)