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

November 11, 2020

What to Keep in Mind when Localizing for China

China has the world’s largest population with almost 1.4 billion people and the world’s fastest growing economy. China is technologically savvy with approximately 800 million internet […]
October 28, 2020

Popular Languages for Game Localization

Video gaming (including mobile gaming) is a huge industry that has earned more global revenue than the movie and music industry combined. With film production being […]
September 30, 2020

Localizing for Taiwan: Cultural & Linguistic Tips to Keep in Mind

Taiwan–officially known as the Republic of China (R.O.C.)–is an island nation approximately 100 miles off the coast of mainland China. Taiwan has recently gained worldwide attention […]
January 15, 2020

How to Localize E-Learning Content: China Focus

From 2020 to 2025, e-learning is looking to boom over $300 billion as an industry. One of the major leaders of that boom is China. Over […]
November 27, 2019

Localization for the Holidays

The holidays are here! In the U.S. we will be celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow. It’s a wonderful opportunity to spend time with loved ones and enjoy good […]
September 4, 2019

Taiwanese Mandarin vs Chinese Mandarin: What’s the Difference?

A common question we get at JBI Studios is: what’s the difference between Mandarin spoken in Taiwan and Mandarin spoken in Mainland China? They’re both the […]
August 21, 2019

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 […]
July 10, 2019

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 […]