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Happy Holidays! Join Us in Supporting Translators Without Borders

Happy Holidays! Join Us in Supporting Translators Without Borders

With all that’s going on in the world today, it may be difficult for many of us to feel the lightness and joy that are part of the holiday season. And as we watch so many struggle, many of us wonder how we can help others.

Anecdotes of a Localization Veteran

Anecdotes of a Localization Veteran

August 2020 marked my 30th year in the localization industry (despite numerous attempts to escape). To mark the milestone, I am happy to share some of the experiences that have made an impression on me over the years.

RWS Moravia Professors on Educating Future Localization Professionals

RWS Moravia Professors on Educating Future Localization Professionals

Here at RWS Moravia, we believe the entire industry can benefit if we participate in educating the localization professionals of the future. In fact, in addition to working for RWS Moravia, some of our employees are also professors who teach in the field of localization and translation—specifically, Jon Ritzdorf, Jan Grodecki and Pavel Soukenik. We […]

Everything You Need to Know About Machine Translation for Sign Language

Everything You Need to Know About Machine Translation for Sign Language

Most of us have not heard of machine translation for sign language, but it’s an exciting technological development that helps people who are deaf or hard of hearing communicate with the hearing world, most of which does not know sign language. Machine translation systems for sign-language can do this by automatically converting signs into text […]

RWS Moravians’ New Normal Under COVID-19

RWS Moravians’ New Normal Under COVID-19

Global citizens have quickly adapted their lives in order to maintain social distance and prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. In turn, RWS Moravians around the world have made changes large and small. In this blog post, our colleagues reflect on how their lives and work are different now and share their thoughts for the […]

Hand-washing Around the World

Hand-washing Around the World

The rapid spread of coronavirus is increasingly affecting our everyday lives. One of the most important steps we can all take to prevent infection is to regularly wash our hands. Governments, schools and global health organizations have invested a lot of effort in finding ways to communicate the importance of thorough hand-washing. Alongside the often […]

The Latest Tech for Language Learning

The Latest Tech for Language Learning

If you are of a certain age, the suggestion of learning a new language results in a deluge of off-putting childhood memories that involve repeating phrases from a dog-eared textbook under the merciless gaze of your teacher. But things have evolved. Better technology, improved learning methods and more personalized experiences mean that acquiring a new […]

Join us in Supporting Translators without Borders this Holiday Season!

Join us in Supporting Translators without Borders this Holiday Season!

This holiday season, we wish you joy, peace and love. It’s easy to get caught up in the abundance of the holidays, yet not everyone worldwide gets to experience it. Reports of violence, illness and poverty leave us all wondering what we can do.

Here Are Our Favorite Holidays Celebrating Languages

Here Are Our Favorite Holidays Celebrating Languages

Language should be celebrated. We’re not just saying that because it’s our job, but because what we say and write is the glue that holds the world together. Because they are so critical to culture and to the condition of being human, languages are recognized at national and international levels through various days of celebration […]

Seven Myths About Language Learning

Seven Myths About Language Learning

Sixty percent of the world is fluent in at least two languages. But in the US, it’s less than 20%. Why is that the case?