First in English, Soon in 12 More Languages: YouTube Offers Live Auto Captions for All (slator.com)

Only channels with more than 1,000 subscribers used to get live automatic captions on YouTube. But now all content creators on the platform can enable live auto captions in English […]

Reader Polls: Will the Rise of DeepL Continue? (slator.com)

September saw media localization provider ZOO Digital recap company highlights from their 2021 financial year in an AGM and trading update for investors. The company increased revenue by 33%, invested […]

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) […]

AI and GPT-3 in the Era of Content Creation (slator.com)

How is AI changing the way we transform and generate content? This was the question tackled by the SlatorCon panel moderated by Slator’s Florian Faes, which brought together Michel Lopez, […]

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 […]

Zoom Opts for Speech-to-Text in New Transcription and Translation Features (slator.com)

Zoom has unveiled plans to introduce live, multi-language transcription and translation for calls. The news was announced at the virtual meeting platform’s annual Zoomtopia conference on September 13, 2021. Other […]

Inside DeepL: The World’s Fastest-Growing, Most Secretive Machine Translation Company (slator.com)

What makes DeepL stand out in the world of machine translation? Released in late-summer 2017, DeepL’s free web translator offered seven European languages and arrived with the claim that it […]

The Onset of the Supercycle at SlatorCon Remote September 2021 (slator.com)

Language industry stakeholders from around the world fired up their laptops on September 8, 2021 to join some 300 of their colleagues at SlatorCon Remote. The record turnout comprised a […]

So How Many Knew That YouTube Offered a Translate Comments Feature? (slator.com)

Among the so-called YouTube Experiments, one has turned out to be very well received. It is the opt-in feature to “Translate comments,” available exclusively to Premium users in iOS and […]

Reader Polls: Machine Translation in Social Media, Life Sciences — Opportunity or Headache? (slator.com)

A couple of stories stood out in Slator’s coverage of M&A and Funding news this summer amid all the consolidation and SaaS investment news. First, was Israel-based language service provider […]

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