Finland Launches Supplier Search for USD 41m Interpreting Contract (slator.com)

Finland is on the hunt for interpreting providers. The cities of Vantaa, Helsinki, and Kerava, along with the hospital districts of Helsinki and Uusimaa, banded together to procure interpreting services. […]

Automatic Dubbing: Amazon AI Researchers Explore Length-Controlled MT (slator.com)

Jeff Bezos went viral in early October 2021. The Amazon founder congratulated rival streaming service Netflix on their “impressive and inspiring” internationalization strategy in a tweet about the worldwide success […]

Life Sciences Translation Provider Conversis Buys Niche Specialist Zebra (slator.com)

Two life sciences translation specialists have joined forces in the UK, as boutique language service provider (LSP) Conversis acquired local rival Zebra Translations on September 30, 2021. Founded in 2003, […]

Job Index Continues Upward Trend Into Final Quarter of 2021 (slator.com)

Hiring activity in the language industry continued its upward swing in October 2021. After a 10-point upsurge the month prior, in September 2021, the Slator Language Industry Job Index (LIJI) […]

Guess Which Language Pair Emits the Most Carbon in Machine Translation (slator.com)

A new benchmark for machine translation (MT) has emerged and, for once, it has very little to do with translation quality. The CodeCarbon package was used by researchers in India […]

Investment Firm K1 Buys Poland’s XTRF in Second TMS Acquisition (slator.com)

On September 22, 2021, US investment firm K1 announced the acquisition of a majority stake in  translation management software provider (TMS) XTRF. The financial terms of the investment remain undisclosed. […]

ZOO Digital Says Dubbing Partnerships Trump Owned-and-Operated Studios (slator.com)

On September 20, 2021, UK-based media localization provider ZOO Digital held an AGM and trading update for investors. The investor briefing, held in London and streamed online, was accompanied by […]

A Year After IPO, Ai-Media Turns Profitable in Q4 2021 (slator.com)

Australia-based transcription, translation, and captioning provider Ai-Media marks a year of public trading with ASX conference presentation on business highlights and drivers. The post A Year After IPO, Ai-Media Turns […]

A Panel Most Unique: Verbit, KUDO, and Deluxe on Video Localization’s Convergence (slator.com)

The SlatorCon Remote audience would have been forgiven for thinking the Video Localization panelists — Tom Livne (CEO and Founder, Verbit), Fardad Zabetian (CEO and Co-founder, KUDO), and Chris Reynolds […]

Keywords Delivers 20% First-Half Growth in Game Localization (slator.com)

Video games specialist Keywords delivers 20% first-half growth in game localization services from subtitling, voice over, in-game text translation, and localization testing services. The post Keywords Delivers 20% First-Half Growth […]

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