Translating multimedia assets during the localization process requires special preparation. Without it, localization projects can run into costly corrections, especially if those multimedia translation errors surface during end-stage quality assurance (QA) testing.
If you take the following precautions during the multimedia translation process, youll not only save money, but the time it takes to complete localization QA testing will be shortened:
1. Define which files need to be localized. Take the time to remove redundant pieces.
2. Do what it takes to ensure that the text in the multimedia translation portions of your software or product can be easily extracted for translation and then reintegrated. Use of XML formatting is common in this part of the localization process.
3. Understand the implications of your animation and take steps to avoid costly creative decisions. For example, dont animate the individual spelling of words, as they will need to be animated for each target language.
4. If possible, focus on vector images, not bitmap. Understand that text strings will impact the overall size of navigation and interface labels. Using vector graphics will permit you to scale these items instead of having to redesign individual assets. Different languages will expand or contract these graphics.
5. When using audio cues, realize how cues should automatically adjust according to longer or shorter localized audio. Also, include timing cues for audio dubbing in the source language script. This way, studio production and reintegration of localized audio will be easier.
6. With multimedia translation, text such as closed captions synchronized with audio should be adaptable for new languages.
7. Always finalize your scripts before production. Re-recording audio in multiple languages is not only costly, but detrimental to your localization timeline.
8. Search your multimedia translation project code for hard-coded text that will require translation and form fields that cannot process foreign language characters.
9. Review all graphics for culture-specific meaning. Currency icons and hand gesture animations do not have universal meaning. When possible, seek alternatives which function in multiple cultures, or find a new way to communicate the underlying idea.
In terms of localization qa, take the time to integrate quality assurance early on. Test one language early in the localization process before you roll out assets in multiple languages. If you wait until the entire multimedia translation project is complete, youll find yourself fixing the same error across every instance of the target market languages. Leverage what you learn early in the localization QA process to inform the remainder of the build.
With these tips in mind, youll not only save money on multimedia translation projects, but youll find the entire localization process a much smoother experience.
Rudraksha Power unleashed
Rudra Centre has been involved on very intensive study on the effects of Rudraksha Beads and in the past six months,discovered new facts which were unknown till date. Studies done jointly with Doctors and Scientists from India and abroad have clearly shown that Rudraksha Power has been untapped of its true capacity till date. We have now discovered the true Secret of Rudraksha Power.
>> Rudraksha is the most powerful blessing on the Earth with capacity to change your destiny.
>> It pulls you away from the limitations of your birth chart.
>> It pacifies unfavourable planets in your chart.
>> It removes the blockage from your system making you whole and divine.
>> IT’S MORE POWERFUL THAN ANY KNOWN REMEDY TILL DATE.
The secret lies in selecting quality beads and most important assembling it correctly in a necklace or bracelet, and then chanting the appropriate mantra’s to invoke the power.Anyone can sell Rudraksha as a bead, but to sell it as a power bead and unleash its power needs true knowledge. Without this knowledge only a fraction of its power is realised.All Rudraksha malas and combinations from Rudra Centre are henceforth being sent according to the new Research. We recommend clients to get the beads strung from us rather than string themselves. Without correct stringing style, Rudraksha bead do not form a circuit and do not give effect. The most powerful combination of beads can become non effective if not strung in the correct style. This correct stringing pattern has been revealed to Rudra Centre after intensive research and will be used for the benefits of our clients.
Experience the Unleashed Power of Rudraksha Science Therapy
According to Jabalopanishad the gifting of Rudraksha fetches high merits (punya). Give then to your near and dear ones and help them live a complete life.
We do therapies for serious illness (physical/mental). Please e-mail us for details.
Bold mention in Vedic Puranas, Upanishads, Srimadbhagawad, as being most powerful aid to alignment of self to God and for living fulfilled lives.
These books have specific reference to 1 mukhi to 21 mukhi Rudraksha, each capable of aligning the positive energies around us to specific aspects of health, happiness, spiritual fulfillment, prosperity, creativity, intuitive ability, material fulfillment, family harmony, attraction, self-empowerment, and fearless life.
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I love video games, I love my computer, and I love my flat screen, but I find myself wondering sometimes if technology is making social anxiety worse. Has the convenience that technology has given to us also hindered us from overcoming social anxiety as a whole? Has technology made overcoming social anxiety even more difficult by placing a virtual barrier between human interaction and physical contact?
We can research and make friends with people online, but there is a lack of human interaction. The advantage of being online is that you can find a community to help you with whatever problem you have, but the disadvantage is the lack of action. We start using the internet as our outlet to being social. There is a huge lack of “real” interaction. We can sit at home and keep ourselves entertained with the hundreds of channels we have. We can live our vicariously through the character we play on video games, hell we can even pay our bills online so we don’t have to interact with another human being.
I love the benefits that are given to us because of technology, don’t get me wrong. I think it’s great that I can do everything I listed above. I love the fact that I can save time and money by sitting at home. I think technology can help and hurt you at the same time.
The way that I figure it, technology is like a fine wine. Doctors say, for the time being anyway, that a glass of wine a day is good for you. On the other hand, If you drink too much, it can kill brain cells and also can cause liver problems. Technology, like wine, can affect your relationships if you take in too much of it and let it control your life.
I think it’s outstanding that I have friends from all over the world that I’ve never met and probably never will, but I think it can also stunt your growth when it comes to getting past the reality of shyness and social anxiety. I realize that technology is a tool we can use to reach out to others but we need to use it wisely and apply what we learn with it, to the outside world. We have to make sure we don’t use technology as a crutch to avoid physical social interaction.
The Law of Attraction reveals the Secret to Everything you’ve ever wanted. Ever since the world found out about the Law of Attraction through the phenomenon of the movie, people from every corner of the globe have been asking Bob Proctor for more. Millions of people are already using the Law of Attraction to make their lives successful. It’s no longer a secret, but a household term that is rightfully being given the attention it deserves. Anybody can learn how to use the “Law of Attraction” to create whatever one wants in life – be it money, love or happiness – and generate abundance.
Everything that’s coming into your life you are attracting into your life. And it’s attracted by virtue of the images you’re holding in your mind. It’s what you’re thinking. Whatever is going on in your mind you are attracting to you. If you don’t like the results in your life, you need to change your thoughts. That’s ALL that the Law of Attraction is about. But If the Law of Attraction is as simple as that, why arent more people wealthy, even gratified about the state their lives are in?
The Answer is a Simple One. There is an Exact Science to Applying the Law of Attraction to Build the Life You Seek. This Exact Science is called The Science of Getting Rich. The Law of Attraction as explained in “The Secret” movie, and even in much greater detail in The Science of Getting Rich Program, will teach you whatever it is that you may want or need to manifest in your life.
The Science of Getting Rich was first introduced in 1910 when Wallace D. Wattles released his book by the same title that was the inspiration for the film “The Secret”. What is the Science of Getting Rich about? Well in the words of Wallace D. Wattles, “The ownership of money and property comes as a result of doing things in a certain way. Those who do things in this certain way, whether on purpose or accidentally, get rich. Therefore, any man or woman who learns how to do things in this certain way will eventually get rich.” The Secret Science of Getting Rich Seminar is all about teaching you how to do things in this “certain” way to create wealth.
In the Science of Getting Rich seminar – Bob Proctor and Jack Canfield, two of the teachers in the secret, will personally guide you to develop the mind-set of the wealthy. Bob Proctor and Jack Canfield have taken this Science into a Whole New Era. This is What everybody have been Waiting for, Exact Instruction on How To Work with The Law of Attraction! Anybody can now start from today to replace what you don’t want by Attracting what you DO WANT. Here is now a step-by-step instructions showing you how to begin applying the Law of Attraction in your daily life — How to move beyond the theory into action.
Party planning can be a very detailed-orientated job. Even the smallest parties can mean an awful lot of planning, to say nothing about the larger parties. However, regardless of the party you are planning big or small, birthday party, wedding, anniversary, bachelor party or any other party, party planning software can be a great resource for anyone whose job it is to plan a party or an event.
Party planning software is a perfect choice for many different reasons. The first good use for this software is once you have gotten all of the details in place you can simply input them to the software and have them broken down into specific categories such as food and beverage, entertainment, guest checklists, invitations, and decorations. Not only is this a good way to have a detailed punch list when organizing the party, you can also track your expenses per item so you will know where every dollar you spend is going to. Budgets are a very important part of any party planning and keeping a detailed eye on what money is being spent on collectively. This can avert cost overages as well as ensure that nothing is overlooked.
Another benefit to party planning software is that you can plan even the smallest of details such as party layouts specific to the space where the party is being held. In addition seating charts can be created, managed and edited on a moment’s notice. It also serves as a great way to keep track of the guest list and RSVP responses. These tasks may be easily managed with a pad of paper and a pen when smaller parties are in question. However, with a large party such as a wedding, picnic or a corporate event, keeping a close tab on every little detail is important in making sure everything goes according to plan.
The reality is that any party that you are planning could use the help of planning software. If you want everything to be taken care of and nothing forgotten or left to chance then your computer is your ace in the hole. Regardless of what size gathering you are in charge of planning, using party planning software will make you wonder how anyone ever survived without it.
Forex trading robots are more popular than ever and with the power of software programs back testing data has never been easier and there are many systems to choose from but how do you find a good one – lets find out… While there are many forex robots to choose from, 99% of them are junk and won’t make you any money. Why?
Because they simply have never been traded and normally come with the disclaimer below – most forex traders don’t read it, if you do, you will see why the vast majority fail in real time trading – here it is:
“CFTC RULE 4.41 – Hypothetical or simulated performance results have certain limitations. Unlike an actual performance record, simulated results do not represent actual trading. Also, since the trades have not been executed, the results may have under-or-over compensated for the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such as lack of liquidity. Simulated trading programs in general are also subject to the fact that they are designed with the benefit of hindsight. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profit or losses similar to those shown”.
So the seller of a forex trading robot can present any track record they like which they can simply make up! The problem of course is that as the system has never been traded, you have no idea if it will be profitable or not and the track record is worthless.
Traders should realize this by asking themselves this simple question:
If the forex trading robot is so good, why doesn’t the vendor trade it for real and if it does make such big gains, why is he bothering me for a few hundred bucks?
Well now you know the answer.
The vendor doesn’t real care if the forex trading system makes money or not – they are not relying on its profitability in the market, just the fact that they can make some system sales.
There are a few trading systems which come with real time track records – but even here you have to be careful, that you understand how and why the system makes profits, as you are going to have to be able to follow it through losing periods with discipline.
Forex trading can make you big profits but be careful of the forex trading robots!
Make sure it has a real time track record and that you know how it works and have the confidence to follow it, with discipline to achieve long term forex success.
There are many instances that can lead to loss of data that can create serious implications on the progress of the business. Fortunately, due to the availability of various disaster recovery software solutions, your business continues to operate in the event of your server failure or during instances of natural disaster. The software helps to back up your data and store it in a secure location. The most beneficial feature of this software is that it allows you to replicate your data on daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis. Further the software automatically compresses your data so that it can be transported across your network in a faster manner. During the process of backup, the software can store the data in two different locations. Either, it will make use of a network, flash, portable and HD-DVD drives or even store the data on File Transfer Protocol servers, which allows you to transfer files in an accurate manner.
Whether you work from home or office, it is essential to provide protection to your data. Disaster recovery software helps to back up a certain file or entire computer as well as offer protection from the entire server. Choosing a best software solution would also allow you to compress information onto an offsite hard drive or multiple hard drives, depending upon the number of computers that you are protecting. Additionally, while choosing recovery software, it is also essential to ascertain that it is novice friendly. Moreover, make an informed purchase by consulting technical support team and downloading a free trial, which gives you the option of understanding the efficiency of the software.
If you search the web, you can easily find various sites that provide the services of disaster recovery software solutions to protect your data from complete loss or damage. However, since all options on the table do not offer the same level of efficacy, it is imperative to ascertain the proficiency of the chosen provider. In order to assure that you are going with one of the best options in the domain, you can simply refer to some of the testimonials that the chosen provider has received from its clients and published on its site. Additionally, you can also refer to some of the case studies published on the site of the provider, which will give you a fair idea of the level of competence that you can expect from the chosen provider.
If you are anything like I am, you have been infected by at least one virus and occasionally have a really hard time removing it. I will show you to remove these tough viruses without having to rebuild your computer or pay someone big money to do so.
Ok so you notice your computer is running very slow. You run your virus scan software and find one or more viruses. You clean them up and your computer still runs slow. You cant figure out why so you run another scan and find out that the same virus is still on your computer. How does this happen?
Basically, there are viruses that will drop into protected system files or startup files that hide within your computer. Sometimes they cannot be removed without rebuilding your computer but there are a few ways around this.
First things first, get a computer toolkit ready to destroy the virus on multiple levels. I recommend a spybot scanner, adware scanner, and virus scan. Plus it always helps to have a strong registry cleaner. Once you have all of these tools ready to go, get them updated fully and download the latest versions of each if possible. After you have updated all of these tools DISCONNECT your internet connection from the computer.
It is essential to disconnect from the internet because most of the imbedded viruses will connect to their host site after the main piece is removed and will download and install itself again without you knowing. Run all of your scan utilities first and restart your computer after they have finished. Once the computer is started up, run the scans once more and restart if the virus is back. If you cannot remove the virus within three restarts, further action is required and will more than likely result in a rebuild.
If you remove it, run a registry clean to remove any leftover tag files. This will also help speed up your computer slightly. Refer to my article 5 Easy Tips To Keep Your Computer Running Smooth And Safe for more computer optimization tips. Restart once more and connect to the internet once more. You should run one more scan to verify the virus is gone. If it is we are ready to go. If it isnt removed you will have to take a couple more steps.
Use your scan utilities to find out exactly where the files are located and remove them from the registry. Be warned that removing registry files can break your operating system.
Today computers are an indispensable part of the lives of human beings but at one point of time there were no computers. Knowing the history of computers and how much progress has been made can aid us in understanding just how complicated the invention of the computer really is. Unlike other devices, the computer is the one invention that does not have any one specific inventor. Throughout the development of the computer, various people have made contributions to making a computer work. Some of these inventions were those of complete computers or other additions that helped revolutionize the computer that existed at that time. One such invention was the Integrated Circuit.
The single most important year in the history of computers is 1936. It was in 1936 that the very first computer was created by Konrad Zuse who called it the Z1 Computer. This was the first system that was fully programmable. Even though there had been devices that had come and gone before this but they didnt match upto it because of its superior computing power. Till 1942 no business saw profits and opportunities in computers. The first computer company was called ABC computers and was owned and operated by Clifford Berry and John Atanasoff. Two years later in 1942 came the Harvard Mark I computer which furthered the science of computing even more.
The age of computers saw its biggest change ever in 1953 with the introduction of International Business Machines known today as IBM. The company has always been a key player in the development of new systems. This was the first real competition to bee seen in the world of computing and helped to encourage faster development of better computers. The first contribution of IBM was the IBM 701 EDPM Computer. A year after this the first high level programming language was brought to the centre stage. This was a programming language that had not been written in ‘assembly’ or binary languages and was called FORTRAN which was written to enable more people to be able to program computers. In the year 1955 Bank of America, Stanford Research Institute and General Electric joined hands to introduce the very first computer for use in banks.
After that the evolution was quick. Computers like Apple I and II, The Scelbi, Mark-8 Altair, TRS-80, the Commodore Pet computers and IBM 5100 were the leaders of the sector of home computing. The micro processor was like the heart of the computer and began with the Intel 4004. from then it has evolved into todays Pentium IV, Dual core and Core 2 Duo processors. Along with the evolution in Hardware came the evolution in software which went from assembly languages to todays languages like C++, Java and PHP. There is more to come in this field and that more will surely be AI or Artificial Intelligence. The term was coined by John McCarthy and is today a major field of study.
When it comes to buying a second hand IT hardware, some small and medium sized business enterprises adopt a strategy of purchasing both new networking hardware and used IT hardware. By adopting this approach the business owners will be able to cut the exorbitant costs of buying new IT hardware equipment.
Small and medium sized business owners have to look at a dependable provider who will be able to provide used branded hardware products such as used Cisco networking products. The suppliers should be able to provide used IT hardware products at economical prices, but at the same time, the quality of the hardware products should be very good.
There are some second-hand networking providers who will refurbish second hand equipment and make it look like new hardware. These providers follow a strict quality control process to ensure that branded second hand equipment is working well.
Many organizations go for second hand hardware to have it as a back up when the main components break down and the company’s network has failed due to the breakdown of the equipment. In such a scenario, the used equipment kept as stand-by will come in handy and allow the continuing function of the IT network without any interruption. Thus the business owner will be able to ensure that the data processing through their computer systems continue to happen without any interruption.
The business owner doesn’t need to spend too much money on purchasing second hand hardware products. Business owners also have to ensure that second hand IT hardware suppliers also provide a warranty on the products supplied. Hence the business owners have to look for suppliers that provide warranty on their second hand products. Business owners should also ensure that the after-sales service and the customer support provided by the supplier are of a high quality.
Some of the suppliers provide extended warranties and lifetime warranties on refurbished products. Hence business owners have to ensure that they select such suppliers that provide lifetime warranties on refurbished hardware products. One has to also have an eye on the type of shipping facilities provided by the supplier. The suppliers should be able to make the shipment within 24 hours of placing the order, or at least within a short period of time.
Thus it is very profitable for a small and medium sized business owner to opt for used or refurbished hardware equipment when purchasing additional equipment.