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Humorous Translation and Localization Errors

September 16, 2014

Utilizing professional translation services can be an incredibly important tool for companies looking to localize for a specific market. However, many see a translation company as a luxury item that can be avoided in an attempt to cut costs. Yet, looking to save budget by using something other than a certified translation service can have serious repercussions. Below are a few of our favorites

EXAMPLES OF FUNNY ERRORS

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How to Lower Your Document Translation Costs

July 31, 2014

translatin costDocument translation services are a regular need for companies doing business overseas, employing foreign language staff, or looking to target foreign markets. Machine translations and discount vendors rarely get the job done and it is very important to make sure that you invest the proper resources for professional translation services. With that said, there are steps you can take to cut costs significantly for document translation without sacrificing on quality. Read more about: How to Lower Your Document Translation Costs  »

Translating Medical Labeling

July 23, 2014

Translations and Medical Labeling

For pharmaceutical and medical device companies, a frequent medical translation need is labeling. Translating labeling and instructions is either an absolute requirement in order to sell their product in a specific target market, or else it is an important step in minimizing risk and liability. Most EU members require that medical device labels be translated into their official language, though some accept labeling in English as long as the device is exclusively for professional use. Read more about: Translating Medical Labeling  »

Morningside Sponsors “Banding Together to End Domestic Violence”

July 9, 2014

Banding together 2.docxMorningside Translations, a leading translation services company, is proud to have sponsored the “Banding Together to End Domestic Violence” event in Los Angeles yesterday. This important fundraiser raised over $200K–$207,194 so far to be exact,–to benefit the Family Violence Appellate Project (“FVAP”), a nonprofit that is changing the law in California to help survivors of domestic violence and child abuse through the appellate courts.

“Banding Together” was a veritable battle of the bands featuring live lawyer bands competing head-to-head to raise the most money for the charity. Read more about: Morningside Sponsors “Banding Together to End Domestic Violence”  »

2014 Translation Industry Trends

July 3, 2014

The translation and localization industry’s growth continues its climb well in 2014, staying ahead of the global economic growth forecasts at a rate of 5%. Much of this development can be attributed to the need for businesses to engage emerging local markets. Here at Morningside, we find these trends corroborated by the evolving nature of project requests.

Increasingly the BRIC countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, and China, are asserting themselves as pivotal players in today’s global economy. Read more about: 2014 Translation Industry Trends  »