JBI Studios' Blog on Voice-Over, Dubbing, and Multimedia Localization.

August 28, 2019
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How Artificial Intelligence is Reshaping the Translation Industry

In the biblical story of the Tower of Babel, humans initially all spoke one language. They wanted to make a name for themselves and began construction […]
August 21, 2019
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What’s the Difference between Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese?

When people refer to the Chinese language, they generally mean Mandarin (普通话 putonghua). Mandarin is the official language of the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan […]
August 14, 2019
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Key Tips for a Successful Dubbing Project

Foreign films and TV shows are gaining popularity in the U.S., especially with streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime adding more foreign language content […]
August 8, 2019
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The Difference Between Localization and Translation

As the world becomes more interconnected with advancements in technology and faster internet speeds, there has been a growing demand for multimedia localization. What is localization […]
July 31, 2019
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Why Does Japanese Use Chinese Characters (Kanji)?

With the popularity of Japanese anime, manga, and pop culture, there has been a rise in Japanese language learners internationally. For these learners, one of the […]
July 25, 2019
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3 Benefits of Working with a Localization Studio

Translation and localization help build a global audience for your business and your brand. Many businesses are not sure how to go about localizing their content […]
July 17, 2019
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5 Reasons Why Captions and Subtitles are Awesome

Ever watch a large ensemble show with an expansive world and strong accents (we’re looking at you Game of Thrones) and ask, “What did she just […]
July 10, 2019
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Traditional vs. Simplified Characters: A Brief History of Chinese Writing

Chinese is currently the most widely spoken language in the world at roughly 1.2 billion speakers worldwide. One major characteristic of the language is its writing […]
July 3, 2019
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Deepfakes and the Future of Voice Acting

As a professional localization studio, we pride ourselves with working with some of the best voice talent in the world. Great voice-over actors are able to […]