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

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? (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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 (

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? (

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? (

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 […]