LocWorld41: Text to Speech for Localization

Global eLearning was pleased to attend the recent LocWorld41 conference.  Attendees are typically responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace.  I was invited to present on the topic of Text to Speech for Localization at LocWorld41 in San Jose, California.  The presentation was titled: Robot Voices in Multimedia,…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Robot Voices in eLearning: 41st Annual LocWorld Conference

At the upcoming 41st Annual LocWorld conference, I am excited to be presenting on the topic of using Text To Speech [TTS] entitled:  “Robot Voices in Multimedia: Adventures in Text-to-Speech.” The discussion will be about the current TTS landscape (Google, Polly, Azure), capabilities and limitations and where TTS is useful and where it is not…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Localizing Articulate Rise

Overview – eLearning Translation Rise, from Articulate, is a new breed of responsive, fast and impressively beautiful online courses. It enables authors to not only put content on multiple types of screens [PC to Mobile] but also integrates with Storyline and other interactive elements to generate a “dang-good looking page”–all from a web interface. Until…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


3 Steps to Localization – Right The First-Time!

3 Steps to Localization About 67% of localization clients complain that they have to return localization products to their vendors because of problems with the translated content.  This delay can interrupt launch plans, cause confusion and doubt, puts client project managers in an awkward yet responsible position, and may even damage brand equity.  Take, for…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


The Importance of Multilingual Global Life Science Training

Life Science Localization While English is the principal language in the life science industry, it is not the only language.  Often, there is collaboration or dissemination of information across language barriers.  And, in many of these highly-specialized fields, there is little margin for error or miscommunication.  Thus, every precaution must be taken to ensure doctors,…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


What is Authentic Localization?

Authentic Localization Authentic Localization™ is a concept that provides a unique approach to cultural adaptation focusing on quality assurance throughout the process, driven by the desired outcome. The concept, developed by Global eLearning helps organizations streamline accurate translation and localization services. Often, though, the content is localized without consideration for the very complicated process of…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Global eLearning Launches Authentic Localization™ Platform

Authentic Localization Platform The concept of Authentic Localization provides Learning & Development professionals with a variety of tools and a proven process to localize knowledge for the needs of a growing global multicultural workforce. Localization refers to the process of adapting content to a specific locale, region, or marketplace so that it has the look…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Understanding Automated Speech Recognition

Automated Speech Recognition Imagine if you had gone through the trouble of setting up a training program for how you sold things. You went  through getting the screenshots, the product images, the time to walk through what and why—it took ages. Let’s add that you started recording a video, and you got a product manager…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Gaming as a cross-cultural phenomenon

eLearning Gamification Games are amazingly portable across cultures and are widely recognized in providing learners with better engagement and higher retention and completion rates.  In this article, we will discuss why you can rely on the mechanics of a game for international portability and focus on the fundamentals of engaging content. First, consider Brian Upton’s…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


Pros & Cons of classroom and instructor-led training

In the history of mankind, we have never been more connected.  The Learning & Development space is no exception.  Students have access to millions of videos, podcasts, and webinars at any given moment.  So, why are so many corporations still using an outdated way to train employees?  In this article, we will discuss the shortcomings…

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Gilbert Segura

Gilbert Segura


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