6 pieces of professional advice for good game localization

Localization is an important means of promoting games, expanding the database of gamers and increasing revenue. However, in the process of introducing products, the need for cultural acclimatization is a disadvantage that foreign products will definitely have to face, and therefore localization has become an aspect…

How a name initiated a street sweep, a discussion on gaming translation

Ever since the release of PokémonGo, it has successfully aroused the enthusiasm of gamers in a very short span of time. However, gamers in China,who have been starved of this phenomenon, can only listen to stories about people catching creatures in foreign countries, players who were…

Navigate your way to high quality localization program in Life science industry

In the life sciences industry, especially for multinational large scale enterprises that are continuously developing new products, companies such as: Agilent, Waters, PerkinElmer, etc., are producing a large amount of new content requiring translation and localization,this content includes: product manuals, online help guides, multi-lingual website content,…

Website localization: an important springboard for promotion in overseas markets

Overseas marketing of multinational enterprises needs to overcome language and cultural barriers, therefore most multinational companies will set up multi lingual websites to promote their products and brands. The rapid development of the Internet and mobile Internet means they have become the speediest and most effective…

17th Annual Conference of Translation Sciences a.k.a. Translating Europe Worksho

The 17th Annual Conference of Translation Sciences – organized as the joint initiative of Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences (ELTE) Department of Translation and Interpreting, Hungarian Office for Translation and Attestation and Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission – is one of the most significant muster of linguists and…

Dr. James Wei Speaking at LocWorld27 Shanghai

BEIJING, SHANGHAI – April 13, 2015 – Dr. James Wei, CEO of EC Innovations, is speaking at the LocWorld27 Shanghai conference held from April 13-15. LocWorld is the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees are the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the…

EC Innovations Opens European Regional Headquarters in Budapest, Hungary

Beijing, Chicago, Budapest – EC Innovations, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce that on January 6, 2015 our European regional headquarters officially opened in Budapest, Hungary. The strategic placement of this office will increase ECI’s direct presence in Europe. This office will also serve to speed…

The world is big: The Global World of Manufacturing

Last week I had the privilege of attending the bi-annual International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) at McCormick Place in Chicago. Let me start off by saying that this venue is absolutely massive, I mean there were entire wings that I did not know existed after spending…

The Differences between Internationalization, Localization and Globalization

In the language service industry, you may often encounter terms such as internationalization, localization and globalization. This article will discuss the differences between the three terms. LISA (Localization Industry Standards Association) gives the following definitions for the three terms: Internationalization is the process of generalizing a…