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News: Panasonic Creates Megaphone to Automatically Translate Japanese into English, Chinese and Korean

November 30, 2016 Comments

In order to assist Japanese companies who are facing increasing numbers of foreign visitors, the Panasonic Corporation will begin offering a megaphone capable of automatically translating Japanese into English, Chinese and Korean....

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Country Specific
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Panasonic megaphone, japanese translation, automatic translation, translation for tourists, translation for Japan, translation technology
Illustrator: Working with Composite Font for Japanese

March 09, 2016 Comments

Illustrator has an excellent feature for working with Japanese text that many users may not be aware of: Composite Font. When creating composite fonts you can mix characters from Japanese and Roman fonts and use them as one composite font, but they must be based on Japanese fonts. Composite f...

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Category:
Document Translation
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japanese translation, japanese fonts, composite fonts, illustrator composite fonts
Japanese Kanji: A Shared, Visual Language

March 25, 2015 Comments

As a translation and localization industry professional and a team member of Globalization Partners International (GPI), I am involved with multiple projects across multiple languages. I get a firsthand look at the intricacies, complexities and histories of languages around the world. ...

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Country Specific
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Kanji, Japanese Language, Japanese Translation, Japanese Localization
Top Tips for Successful Japanese Desktop Publishing

February 10, 2014 2 Comments

Japanese is one of the most requested Asian languages for translation. Though many companies contact their preferred language provider for the Japanese translation, they often attempt to complete the desktop publishing (formatting) by their internal marketing or design teams, usually as a cost-savin...

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Category:
Document Translation
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DTP, Japanese Translation, Document Translation
Japanese Website Translation Basics

December 10, 2012 Comments

For the last few decades, getting a foothold in the Japanese market has proven difficult for foreign firms. The internet has helped to open the gates to this very interesting and complex market. Despite most of the population having studied English as part of their formal education, the Japanese peo...

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Category:
Website Translation
Tags:
Website Translation, Japanese Translation, Japan

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