Google Automatically Displays Reviews in Native Language

By Atlas LS

Google’s local reviews has undergone a rather small, but very notable change. Moving forward, Google says it will take the reviews and automatically translate them into what your native language is. What does this mean for you? Let’s say you’re in a foreign country and you’re looking for a place to eat. When you search for … Continued

7 Famous Translators in History

By Atlas LS

Translation is not necessarily a thankless job, but it is not as recognized as it sometimes should be. Often living in the shadows of famous speakers and authors whose work they translate. So today, we are going to celebrate seven famous translators from around the globe. St. Jerome (347-420 AD) St. Jerome’s works consisted of … Continued

Is machine translation right for your business?

By Atlas LS

With the readily available tools online for translation, many think this quick, free, and easy option is good enough for business use as well. However, there are two sides of the coin to look at when deciding on whether or not to use machine translation for your business. Reliability, consistency, and extensive translations are just … Continued

August is “Women in Translation” Month

By Atlas LS

August has now been declared as “Women in Translation” month (WIT). Bookstores worldwide are being encouraged to feature women-authored books in translation for the month. Many have already enlisted in support. Some of which include, “Ink84” out of London, “Ocelot” in Berlin, as well as other local bookstores around the world. The declaration hopes to … Continued

Language Variants and Why They Matter

By Atlas LS

Are Language Variants Something I Need to Think About? Not all Spanish is created equal. Many different regions speak a different kind of Spanish. Spanish spoken on one side of the Atlantic is different from the other side. Same with Portuguese and French. Different countries speak the same language but they all vary due to … Continued

Amazon Joins the Translation Game

By Atlas LS

As a user, you already know of Google Translate and Bing Translator. But now Amazon translation will be releasing their translation services to the public, according to media reports. Machine Translation Amazon already uses machine-translation technology. It uses the technology across the company to provide product information in multiple languages. On previously available internally, it … Continued

VIDEO: Atlas Language Services goes to Budapest, Hungary

By Atlas LS

Kevin McQuire, President/CEO, of Atlas Language Services, Inc. travels with his team to historic Budapest, Hungary to provide simultaneous interpretation services. Interesting Fact: On the far side of the Danube is the Buda side, while on the other side is the Pest side. Atlas LS stayed at the Hilton Budapest City Hotel near the central train station as … Continued

Siri Gets More Human Voice and Language Translation

By Atlas LS

An exciting new update to come to Siri with becoming smarter and more human-like. Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, will now have female and male voices that are said to be receiving a more clear, human voice in both female and male enunciations, along with new skills found in iOS 11 which will bring improvements to its … Continued

Atlas LS CEO, Kevin McQuire, Accepts ALC Board of Directors Position

By Atlas LS

ALC Board of Directors At the ALC Conference in Miami, Kevin McQuire (President/CEO of Atlas Language Services, Inc.) accepted an ALC Board of Directors position for the association. The full list of ALC Leadership includes both officers and directors. Kevin joins the board of directors for the next two years alongside other outstanding individuals who … Continued

Translation Glossary of Terms

By Atlas LS

Translation Glossary of Terms The following list is composed of the most common terms used in interpretation or translation. Understanding all the jargon of interpretation or translation is vital when it comes to building relationships personally or professionally. A Adaptation — The process of converting information into an appropriate format for the target language and culture. … Continued