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Naati certified translations

2M passes successfully ISO 18841 & 9001 certification audits

After becoming the only Australian-based language service provider to achieve ISO certification 17100:2015 for translation services earlier...
Software localisation

How a translation partner adds value to your business

One might say a translation agency or language service provider (LSP) is a mere middleman between the...
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Translating for the renewable energy sector

Australia is in the middle of transitioning from fossil-fueled power plants to emission-free renewable energy sources. For...
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2M lingo™ release enables multilingual meetings & Zoom integration

The last few months have profoundly changed the way interpreting services are provided with many interpreting assignments...
Remote Simultaneous interpreter

An introduction to Remote Simultaneous Interpreting

Remote Simultaneous Interpreting, or commonly called RSI, is the term used to describe the delivery of simultaneous...
Naati certified translations

2M is awarded ISO Certification 17100:2015

2M Language Services has been awarded ISO certification 17100:2015 which is the only internationally valid standard that...
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2M Boardroom Meeting Series 1: Interview with a freelance translator

The language service industry is rich and diverse. From translators, interpreters, project managers, consultants, to developers, there...
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Video Remote Interpreting – the answer during the COVID-19 crisis

Today, more than ever, it is of utmost importance for professionals to find ways to carry out...
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Closing the 2019 UNESCO year of Indigenous Languages

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
2M WPML integration

2M partners with WPML to facilitate WordPress websites localisation

WordPress is a very popular CMS system that allows its users to create fully functional websites without...
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Indigenous Language Series 9: Ryukyuan Languages, Japan

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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Indigenous Language Series 8: Palawa Kani, Tasmania

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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2M sponsor of the FECCA conference 2019 in Hobart

As a long-standing supporter of the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia, we are proud to...
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Indigenous Language Series 7: Náhuatl, Mexico.

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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Neural Machine Translation: Stock VS Custom engines

With the disruption of Neural Machine Translation (NMT) in recent years and its application to numerous fields...
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Indigenous Language Series 6: Australian Kriol Languages

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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Indigenous Language Series 5: Sami languages of Northern Europe

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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2M sponsor of the 2019 Richard Joel Award for the Defence Industry

The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that recognises Australian businesses for their export achievements...
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Indigenous Language Series 4: Pitjantjatjara, South Australia

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in...
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MTPE & ITP: How Machine translation is boosting translators’ productivity and transforming the way they work

Whilst Machine Translation has usually been seen as a tool with great potential but poor results, the...
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Indigenous Languages Series 3: Cree – Canada

Indigenous languages matter for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and reconciliation in our societies. Yet...
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Indigenous Language Series 2: Yumplatok – Torres Strait Islands

Indigenous languages matter for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and reconciliation in our societies. Yet...
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Machine Translation through the ages: From the cold war to deep learning

Machine Translation through the ages: From the cold war to deep learning With the disruption of Neural...
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Indigenous Languages Series: The Guarani language

Indigenous languages matter for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and reconciliation in our societies. Yet...
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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

As we know, language plays a crucial role in the daily lives of people, not only as...
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Top 5 blog articles 2018

#1. Netflix: when localisation turns local success into a global phenomenon Read now #2. How to translate...
Why is conference interpreting a different skill set?

Why is conference interpreting a different skill set?

What is a conference interpreter? We could try our best to give you a succinct, scripted one-line...
Atlantique Traduction Australia

2M launches joint venture with Atlantique Traduction to become first Australian naval language specialist

In September 2018, 2M officially launched a joint venture with French language service provider Atlantique Traduction to form...
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Subtitles and closed captions for social media videos: Why you should do it

Over the last few years, video content has taken over the internet and will reach 82% of...
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2M becomes a member of the Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC)

Far from the eyes but close to our heart - 2M and Latin America have been working...
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The customer experience localisation

As the saying goes, life is not a bed of roses. We all know only too well...
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2M expands with new Melbourne office

Victoria, here we come! As part of our domestic and global growth, we have opened a new...
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How to leverage Translation Memory and glossary to achieve global message consistency?

Offering content in different languages opens the door to huge possibilities in terms of international markets and...
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The blockchain technology in the language industry

Blockchain technology, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum are a hot topic at the...
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2M Sponsor of the 2018 NSW and QLD Export Awards

The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that recognises Australian businesses for their export achievements...
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2M partners with GTP Alliance to foster the development of international trade professionals

Introducing the Global Trade Professional Programme The GTP has been developed to build a trusted network of...
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Localisation project manager at the heart of the LSP experience

Localisation project managers (PMs) are an essential component of any successful language service providers (LSPs), because of...
remote interpreting

Remote interpreting: When distance is no longer a barrier

As we know, technology is dramatically transforming the way we communicate and do business with each other....
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Netflix: when localisation turns local success into global phenomenon

A global success With an internet faster than ever and so many devices to watch videos, video content...
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2M expand in Latin America with new office in Córdoba

Follow-The-Sun! We have opened a new 2M Americas office in Córdoba, Argentina. Triggered by requirements from our...