English: 3 Distinctly Different Dialects That Are Spoken in the United States

By Atlas LS

Did you know that there are over 150 different dialects in the English language spoken throughout the world? In the United States, there are about 30 major English dialects, and with it, countless ways to pronounce words for the same meaning. For this reason, and come to think of it, the English language is not … Continued

Lesser Known Industries That Need Translation Services

By Atlas LS

Many people think that it’s not necessary to translate products and services in every industry. As long as people from different countries use your services, you need to use a translator. Globalization is now a standard feature for every type of business. Here are a few, lesser-known industries that need translation services. Product Descriptions People … Continued

3 Situations That Benefit From RSI Services

By Atlas LS

The new year has finally arrived, and you know what that means. It means new beginnings, new opportunities, new goals to achieve, and more. Perhaps you have compiled a list of things you must absolutely experience this year like meeting new people to experience all the unique cultures of the world but may not have … Continued

Videoconferencing Tips for RSI Interpreters

By Atlas LS

Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI) includes the regular use of video conferencing to allow the easy, interactive communication between interpreters and the clients whom they interpret from. Keep your video meetings running smoothly by reviewing tips on how to prepare for your interpretations. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Questions Don’t be afraid of allowing some interaction … Continued

Understanding the Essentials of Simultaneous Interpretation

By Atlas LS

Simultaneous interpretation is the practice of an experienced interpreter translating a message from a source language to a target language in real-time. There are many otherwise skilled interpreters who do not possess the ability to simultaneously listen and interpret in this fashion. There are a number of niche roles that simultaneous interpreters play in local … Continued

ALC UnConference 2021

By Atlas LS

Atlas Language Services, Inc. is excited to be attending the 9th annual Association of Language Companies (ALC) UnConference next month! What is the 2021 ALC UnConference? The UnConference is not a regular conference. The laid back atmosphere focuses on personal roundtable discussions with industry leaders and provides Language Service Companies (LSP’s) the opportunity to network … Continued

Will Artificial Intelligence Make Human Translators Obsolete?

By Atlas LS

The question has been on the minds of translators for at least the last decade. There’s a certain logic to thinking that the big tech companies will contrive a way to displace human translators at any moment. The reality is not so straightforward. Human Translators Are More Reliable Advocates of machine learning tools often do … Continued

Tips to Improve Your Remote Simultaneous Interpretations

By Atlas LS

Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI) is the process of interpreting speech in real time while working remotely and streaming through video. Interpreters work for any client in need of services at any location in the world. There are many problems that could occur during a session, and half of the problems come with being unprepared. Review … Continued

Leveraging the Advantages of RSI

By Atlas LS

There are a number of strategic and tactical advantages which can be leveraged to a client’s advantage with remote simultaneous interpretation (RSI). Examples? Lower cost and greater flexibility. If the interpreters are working remotely, then a given client will not have to defray the costs of travel expenses. In terms of flexibility, a remote simultaneous … Continued

Benefits of Remote Simultaneous Interpretation

By Atlas LS

Simultaneous interpretation is the ability to turn spoken messages or signed messages into another signed or spoken language while still keeping the foundational meaning and intent of the initial language. The ability to perform this function remotely can improve its reach exponentially. Being able to communicate with seamless interpretation remotely can be a powerful tool … Continued