How to get started in the game localization industry
Jul 10, 2019 | Translation technology
Aspiring to make a leap forward as a game translator? It is true that genuine passion for languages and a great deal of enthusiasm towards video games are essential, but not enough. The booming industry is getting more and more diverse, delivering upgraded experiences by surpassing expectations and, as a result, pushing forward the need for game localization. Zelous players are thirsty for video adventures and they want it delivered as soon as possible, and preferably in the language they understand.Thus, the translation task may get in your hands, if, of course, you are aiming to find your place in...How to build multilingual social marketing?
Jul 04, 2019 | Translation industry news
When people are navigating on Social Media, what are they looking for? Do you know how to expose them to the experience they enjoy, generating high user engagement? Picking up efficient methods for your multilingual social marketing goals can yield incredible results, and there's an explicit reason for it. A survey run in 2015 has demonstrated that out of 3 billion people, 2 billion were participating on Social Media platforms. This is quite an impressive number. Needless to mention, people access the information from all around the globe. Taking into account their spoken language is crucial...Top 12 translation events you must attend
Jul 01, 2019 | Translation technology
As the year unfolds, global language industry events have filled the calendar with fresh opportunities for experts and novice translators to acquire some extra knowledge in the business of linguistics. Interactive workshops and useful seminars meant to involve actively attendees gathered from diverse countries will be held systematically each month, so any eager participant could make it. Being involved in international events will serve you in a multitude of ways. ◼Keeping up to date with fresh trends in the industry will undoubtedly boost your success. Whether implementing efficient tools in your daily performance, revising the...Is Emoji Becoming a Language?
Jun 26, 2019 | Language and Culture
Virtual communication has put in front of us new possibilities of interaction. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and a network of other apps calls for improved and more dynamic means of expression by regularly releasing fresh emoji, ready to serve to the distribution of less ambiguous messages. The graphical elements coined to compliment our speech by adding emotional resolution to it, constantly rise in number. Till now, there are 1,085 officially-recognized emojis in circulation. While some may consider the usage of icons a primitive approach, others sustain that the ideographic elements widely involved in Social Media might extend...Interview with Our Outside Expert from Germany Lutz Fissenewert
May 24, 2019 | Language services industry
During the last fortnight Polilingua has hosted an outside expert from Senior Expert Service from Germany, Lutz Fissenewert. Mr. Fissenewert had studied at German universities of Bochum and Regensburg. His professional career had started as a manager in the transport industry. Later he had moved into the operational business and for 20 years has been the CEO of Glunz company. He has International Experience in working with Spain, Portugal, France, UK, East- and North Europe. As we seek for continuous development and professional growth, we have invited Mr. Fissenewert for he has outstanding experience and business knowledge that he shared...