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

March 2, 2017

To clean or not to clean in voice-over audio translation

Cleaning is a must for all professional, high-quality audio voice-over productions. However, the sorts of elements that get cleaned for corporate and e-Learning voiceover are not […]
February 27, 2017

What are forced subtitles in video translation?

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about forced subtitles from our video translation clients. Aside from what they are, clients want to know how to […]
February 23, 2017

What you need to know before you record Arabic voice-over

With 420 million native speakers worldwide, Arabic is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world. It is the official language of 28 countries, as […]
February 20, 2017

How marketing dollars moving online is affecting video translation

Marketing is moving online, and this has affected video translation significantly. How prevalent is video content online? Per Insivia, an online marketing consultancy, in 2016 more […]
February 16, 2017

4 Tips for Recording Localized Video Game Voice-Over for the US Market

Video games are more popular than ever, so that original and localized voice-over production is one of the most-requested services at JBI Studios. Localized video game […]
February 13, 2017

The Future of Text-to-Speech and What It Means for Voice-Over

We’re going to end our month-long focus on text-to-speech by looking to the future – specifically, the future of TTS. It’s already everywhere – the new […]
February 9, 2017

What you need to know about toggling for subtitles video translation

Captioning and subtitling is now expected for video content produced in the United States, whether to make it available to the deaf and hard-of-hearing, or to […]
February 6, 2017

Has text-to-speech really improved that much? Listen for yourself.

In today’s post the text-to-speech voices will do all the talking, so you can hear for yourself just how good they’ve become. They’re more natural, better […]
February 2, 2017

The 3 Things You Must Know to Record Chinese Voice-Over

1.197 billion. That’s the number of native Chinese speakers worldwide, more than any other language. In total, we’re talking about 17% of the world’s population. On […]