Importance of Choosing a Certified Translator

By Atlas LS

The importance of choosing a certified translator over trying to save a few dollars on someone less qualified is a decision that could greatly affect your business. The last thing a business wants is an event where the translator miscommunicated what was being said. There are many instances to where this could affect the company … Continued

Translator Spotlight: Ziad Fazah for Speaking the Most Languages

By Atlas LS

Speaking more than one language is no easy goal to obtain. So, imagine being a *polyglot that can speak 59 different languages. Liberian-born Lebanese, Ziad Youssef Fazah, claims to be able to do just that. Historyof Ziad Fazah Born: June 10, 1954 Religion: Greek Orthodox Current Residence: Porto Alegre, Brazil Awards: The Guinness Book of … Continued

Digital Summit in Estonia Proved to be Lost in Translation

By Atlas LS

There is no doubt that AI and Machine Translation is amazing and their transformation from creation to present day is as well. However, these are accolades on a consumer based use, or the individual for recreational purposes, definitely not when it comes to business use or conference interpretation services. Take the example below for a perfect explanation … Continued

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