JBI Studios' Blog on Voice-Over, Dubbing, and Multimedia Localization.

What You Need to Know About Language Interpretation

As long as there has been language, there has been language interpretation. The English word for "interpreter" is derived from the Latin "interpres", meaning "person who explains what is obscure." Interpreters facilitate spoken communication between two parties that do not speak the same language.

Language interpreters can be found in courtrooms, conferences, hospitals, recording studios, and many other locations. What form does interpretation take and how is it used in localization? In this blog we share what you need to know about interpretation.

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Topics: localization interpretation

Tokyo 2020: Tips for Japanese Interpretation

2020 is just around the corner and so is the Tokyo Olympics! In preparation for the expected 40 million tourists to arrive next year, the Japanese government has stepped up its plans to revise Japanese-English signs, invest in translation technology, and train more interpreters.

Topics: Voice-over & Audio interpretation

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