Athena Consultancy frequently handles User Acceptance Testing (UAT) projects for media localization clients, and a few months ago, a special request came in: I was asked to check how a cloud-based subtitling tool compared to one of the popular desktop … Read the rest
So great to finally see this book published! One of my last few trips in the pre-Covid world was to Luxembourg, to present at this DG TRAD conference among other esteemed colleagues. It was also where I got to meet … Read the rest
I am not a computer scientist, but I have been working with machine translation (MT) in the creative industries for almost a decade: testing it, measuring its quality and impact on productivity, drafting MT implementation plans, managing proofs of concept … Read the rest
Do you want to know more about the state of captioning in the US?
Have you ever wondered how the deaf and hard-of-hearing community feel about captioning?
Are you curious about how Automatic Speech Recognition might impact captioning and accessibility … Read the rest
Template files have been at the heart of multilanguage subtitle production in the past two decades. Despite their extensive use in the industry, they remain an under-researched topic among the academic community, presumably because of the lack of published guides … Read the rest
The use of Neural Machine Translation (NMT) in subtitling is one of the hottest topics of the year, with almost every major provider experimenting with the efficiencies machine translation can provide in subtitling workflows.
I am very proud to have … Read the rest
MESA’s annual conference on audiovisual localization took place as usual in London on the last day of February. The event was attended by over 200 delegates, ranging from content owners, language service and technology providers, to academics and consultants, with … Read the rest