There are many things to consider when choosing a translation partner. The choice is naturally influenced by your translation needs: whether they are one-off or ongoing, whether you need specialist knowledge and what additional services you require. Solutions are available from freelance translators, translation agencies and full-service language companies.
The Europe Forum is being held in Turku for the 5th time on 24–26 August 2022. Once again, the forum brings top names in politics, experts from different fields, the NGO sector, business representatives and citizens together to discuss the future of Europe and the EU.
We all have the right to receive information and learn, regardless of whether we have difficulties with reading or writing, impaired hearing or vision, or other challenges in using online media. The WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) was established to safeguard these rights. WCAG is an international, continuously updated database of guidelines for making media content such as videos and audio tracks more accessible.
Lingsoft has been producing subtitling in Finnish and Swedish since 2011. I have been part of the subtitling team since the beginning. Subtitling means monolingual closed captioning – for example, providing Finnish subtitles for programmes in Finnish and Swedish subtitles for programmes in Swedish. Subtitling is meant for all those who, for some reason, cannot hear the speech in the programme or wish to watch it without sound.