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

Possible Solution for Students with Language Learning Disabilities

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ASU (Arizona State University) Professor, Sara Lee, has come forward with what looks to be the key to solve the problem for students with language learning disabilities. Professor Sara Lee has spent her entire adult life teaching, beginning in Germany as a therapist for dyslexia. Receiving her first M.A. (Master of Arts) Degree in Pedagogy as … Continued

2016 Events in Review

By Atlas LS

The year 2016 was a great one for Atlas Language Services, traveling around the world for conference translation from Aspen, Colorado to Rome, Italy! Our 2016 Events List spans around the globe, and we are proud to be a trusted provider for translation services. From conference interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, translation equipment rental and the full-service … Continued

Annual ALC Conference – 2017

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Your All-In-One Printable Schedule for the 2017 ALC Conference ALC’s Annual Conference is the perfect blend of education, networking, and fun. You can expect invaluable education on the trends impacting the industry and your company. You will also have numerous opportunities to tap into the knowledge of successful business owners and make connections with like-minded … Continued

Speaking a Different Language Can Change your Personality

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Can your personality change, depending on what language you are speaking? Published in 2000, Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris, is comprised of a collection of essays that accounts different stories of bilingual individuals and their personality change when speaking different languages. Sedaris writes in the book that he remembers being taught French when he … Continued

UPDATE: Humans Win in Translation Competition with AI

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On February 21, 2017, Humans went head to head with AI (artificial intelligence) software programs. The battle? An all-out translation competition held in Seoul, South Korea. The winner? Humans! Experts predict that AI is quickly improving. That it will not be long until they are at an accuracy rate comparable to human-level. The Competitors Four … Continued

Humans vs. AI Translators in Huge Translation Competition

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Seoul, South Korea is getting ready for a human vs. machine battle. Also, the translation competition is set to take place at 2:00 pm on February 21, 2017. So, translators of the human side will go head to head with the machine translators of the AI (artificial intelligence) side. Who is competing in the Human … Continued