Article: 10.23.2017

Make Your E-Learning Courses Most Effective With Localization

Localization is the key to any global e-learning course. Without it, the course’s success and even your company’s profitability may be diminished. Yikes. That’s a pretty scary thought – especially if you’re spending a great deal of time, resources and money to make your e-learning...
 

Article: 8.29.2017

Multimedia Language Needs: Advantages of Using a Localization-Specific Studio as Your Partner

Recently, Metro AV was featured on the Globalization & Localization Association (GALA) website. We are proud members of GALA, which is a global, non-profit trade association for the language industry. On the site, we discussed the advantages of using a localization-specific studio as...
 

Article: 7.11.2017

Glossary of Voiceover Terms – The C’s

If you're considering using a voiceover artist in your company's next marketing project, you may be interested in learning a little bit of our industry's jargon. To help you out, we've compiled a list of the most popular voiceover terms that begin with the letter "C". Take a look... and...
 

Article: 5.9.2017

20 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Do When Visiting Foreign Countries

Here at Metro Audio & Video, we’re specialists in localization. That means we make sure our clients’ messages are translated for a specific locale and in accordance with the region’s customs and traditions. After all, our clients wouldn’t want to use humor in a message and...
 

Article: 2.22.2017

A Brief History Of Famous Voice Artists

Have you ever wondered about the history of voice acting? Who were the first famous voice artists? Let's take a look...Voice acting may have started in the '60's... 1860 that is! At this time, a Parisian typesetter and librarian named Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville made a recording on...
 

Article: 12.17.2015

Glossary of Voiceover Terms – The B’s

We hope you've been enjoying our weekly “Voiceover Vocabulary” posts on social media! Giving you some insight into the voiceover industry is our main goal – especially if you are working on a project with us (or are planning to). That being said, are you ready for some voiceover terms...
 

Article: 11.30.2015

Voice Acting: What’s It All About

Do you find yourself wondering what it’s like to be a voice actor? Or are you just curious to hear what the profession is all about? Well, to us here at Metro Audio & Video, voice acting is truly an art. It’s the art of providing a professionally trained voice for TV, films, dubbed...
 

Article: 11.16.2015

Glossary of Voiceover Terms – The A’s

If you’ve been following us on social media lately, you may have noticed our weekly “Voiceover Vocabulary” posts. We’re not just trying to entertain you with these posts (although we hope you’re having fun reading them)! Our main goal, however, is to give you a little insight into...
 

Article: 9.28.2015

Localizing Your Business For China

Are you thinking about moving all or part of your business to China? Well, we have a startling statistic for you. Get ready for this… Almost nine out of every ten foreign companies fail when it comes to the Chinese market.“How can this be?” you ask. The answer: Nine times out of ten,...
 

Article: 9.16.2015

5 Translation Myths

Today we’d like to talk about some translation myths we hear so often. We know, we know… When you visit our website, we realize we have made the translation process look so simple. And, rest assured, it is for our clients. You need only contact us to get flawless translations, done on time...