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Eleven do’s and don’ts in software localization

By , 13 May 2015

There’s a fact that software developers have grown to accept: to reach your global market penetration goals for a new software package, you have to localize it, whether it is an app for mobile devices or an ERP. Localization should be integrated from day one in the software development process. When […]

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Three savvy ways to localize screen captures

By , 21 April 2015

Screen capture localization is an arduous exercise that requires much more than pressing the “Print Screen” key. Yet if a picture tells a thousand words, just imagine the usefulness of screen capture-rich user documentation! Users love screen captures in user guides, because they make for a seamless transition from the […]

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Do you buy localization like you buy fish?

By , 20 March 2015

Do you buy localization like you buy fish?Many things are only one click away, and localization is no exception. Google Translate, Skype Translator, the World Lens android app and instant translation agencies cater for the instantaneous, low precision content, such as chats […]

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Four variants to untranslated content

By , 30 August 2013

In our last post, we talked about how we deal with software variants in localization projects. As far as software goes, you have roughly two cases:  the software is translated and available in various languages. OR, the software is not translated and only […]

Translate Computer Key In Blue Showing Online Translator

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Software options in localization projects

By , 14 August 2013

The most common place where you are liable to find mentions of software options is in the online help belonging to the product itself.
The next place is in the product documentation (User’s Guide, etc).
But then, it is also very common that in a localization project, we need to deal […]

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Why we hate localizing PDF files

By , 29 July 2013

pdf-word-translationWe are very often requested to localize PDF files for brochures and datasheet especially when their creation was outsourced to a creation agency. We always ask our customer to provide us with source files since there are a lot of drawbacks […]

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Close to you—Shanghai Office

By , 11 June 2013

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Shanghai, the economic capital and the most populous city in China.

Located in eastern China, at the middle portion of the Chinese coast, and sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River, it is the place where world meets China : Large […]

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WhP awarded “Trophées de l’Eco” prize in Nice

By , 11 June 2013

Radio Côte d'AzurOn December 2nd 2009, WhP was awarded the “Special Jury Prize” by the 1st edition of the Trophées de l’Eco Côte d’Azur, an event organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Nice, Côte d’Azur. The trophy rewards […]

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Close to you—Bratislava office

By , 11 June 2013

We say we are close to you, because as early as in 2006,WhP’s first international operation center was opened in Bratislava. Since its creation, we delivered high quality localization services to customers in Central and Eastern Europe.

In Bratislava office, five experienced Project Manages work in […]

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Machine translation, the way of the future?

By , 10 June 2013

Machine Translation has long been used as a tool for ‘gisting’, to get an approximate translation for self use. Professional translators are often not willing to accept projects which entail post-edition of Machine Translation. Typical excuses include: “the machine translation quality is too poor” or “it’ll take me less […]

Artificial intelligence and cybernetics

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