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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...)

January 5, 2021

Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations?

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Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations? When choosing a translation agency, you should take several factors into account. Quality matters a lot, but many other considerations also come into play. Response time, flexibility, subject-matter expertise, capacity, and technical savvy will all impact […] (Read more...)

February 15, 2021

Case study: translation for financial services e-learning modules

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Executive Summary Our client, a leading Canadian multi-line insurance and financial services organization, has been serving clients since 1945. The client has offices across Canada and more than 45 billion in assets under administration. Most of their English-French translation needs are met through their in-house […] (Read more...)

March 23, 2021

Translation for EU MDR compliance

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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...)

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...)