Language AI now includes digital voice actors

Digital Voice Actors: How an Emerging Language AI May Create, Not Replace Opportunity for Language Services

With the emergence of natural language generation (NLG) – a class of language AI that can not only read and translate, but actually create original content – video and entertainment localization are just one of many fields experiencing the disruptive impact of automation in areas long reserved for human talent. Yet, while there is a […]

CSOFT Joins 2022 Making Strides of Boston Walk in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Sunday, September 25th, members of CSOFT’s Boston Headquarters and visiting members of CSOFT’s global team convened in Back Bay for the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides of Boston walk for breast cancer awareness, carrying forward CSOFT’s annual tradition of walking in support of this important cause. Those able to answer the call to take […]

machine translation evolving beside language AI

Language AI and Machine Translation: Algorithms Teach Themselves the Rules of Language

In the weeks since we last surveyed the evolving realm of language AI, machine translation continues to advance innovative trends in localization gaining industry focus this month, while startling experimental breakthroughs are again challenging assumptions about what this class of technologies can achieve – now, without even a preliminary training, and across languages it has […]

Multimedia Translation: Pressing demand finds new solutions

New Contenders in Multimedia Translation: Can Automated Dubbing and Subtitling Help Scale Production?

Multimedia translation covers a wide gamut, from marketing videos and training modules to streaming entertainment, making multilingual video content a longstanding business need across industries and sectors of all stripes. What some might not realize, though, is the sheer pressure facing groups using services like subtitling and dubbing to move content across borders, as VoD […]

Remote interpreting may not be the only solution to consider

Not Just Remote Interpreting in Demand: How LSPs Can Help Businesses Navigate Their Engagement Needs Near and Afar

As the ancient art of telling one person what another just said, interpreting between languages is as much a part of cross-border communication as written translation, but that doesn’t necessarily make it impervious to change. Even for communicating within domestic markets, the innumerable ways that people and businesses rely on multilingual interpretation are experiencing a […]

Machine translation is bringing more languages into focus at Meta

Machine Translation Innovation Accelerates at Meta: Automating Instantaneous Translations Between 200 Languages

When it comes to translating software interfaces for users in different languages, machine translation (MT) is a well-established tool for scaling up linguists’ productivity, but what happens when a software product comes equipped with an engine ready to do its own translating? This week, Meta AI is breaking headlines with the claim it has delivered […]

CSOFT at the DIA 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago

Checking in with CSOFT from the DIA 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago

CSOFT is back from Chicago this week following a successful exhibit at the DIA 2022 Annual Meeting, where the team joined some of the most innovative companies in global and decentralized clinical trials, patient recruitment, and patient education to represent CSOFT Health Sciences, leaders in medical translations for the quickly changing drug industry. Exhibiting at […]

Language AI can tackle ancient script almost as well as modern languages

Advancing Language AI: Machine Learning Helps Translate the Ancient World for Immersive Gaming

In a world of streaming entertainment and serious innovation, where do game localization and experimental language AI cross paths? This week, one common theme appears to be the distant past, as yet another natural language processing (NLP) algorithm tackles an ancient language without modern corollaries to see what AI can reveal about its remnant hieroglyphs […]

Investment banking translation helps move the world.

Navigating the Pressures of Cross-border Finance with Investment Banking Translation

As inflation dampens commercial prospects across industries and sectors, it is difficult to think that demand for financial services would remain aloft, but how the current economy is impacting communication areas like investment banking translation may yet be another story. With some facing potentially greater needs for credit line extensions and other means of navigating […]

A look at the growing push for transparency in language AI

Language AI in the News: Ethical Problems in Automated Communications Highlight the Virtues of Language Services

When language AI talks, should it have to explain itself? Those keeping up with the latest applications of natural language processing (NLP) and natural language generation (NLG) may have noticed a subtle shift in the ongoing discussion of ethics surrounding algorithms like GPT-3, which has long dwelt on whether AI will channel our more malevolent […]