More Evidence Bilingualism Aids Thinking Skills – US News and World Report

Northwestern University researchers recorded the brainstem responses in 23 English- and-Spanish speaking teens and 25 English-only speaking teens as they heard speech sounds in two conditions.Under quiet conditions, both groups had similar results. But when there was background noise, the bilingual teens\’ brains did better at detecting speech sounds.

via More Evidence Bilingualism Aids Thinking Skills – US News and World Report.

Puerto Rican Spanish Voice Talent And Language Services – JBI Studios

With 35 years in business we have built a large database of mother tongue, screened, native Puerto Rican Spanish voice actors comprised of Puerto Rican Spanish actors/actresses, Radio TV announcers and bilingual presenters. All Puerto Rican Spanish recordings are supervised by Puerto Rican Spanish language directors at JBI Studios, ensuring the correct Puerto Rican Spanish pronunciations of product names or relevant Puerto Rican Spanish terms.100% Satisfaction guarantee on your Puerto Rican Spanish voice over and Puerto Rican Spanish English Accents studio recordings.Puerto Rican Spanish Voice Talent

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SocialGuide and Univision tap the power of Hispanic social TV data

The network also will rely on SGI’s data to help plan for the international obsession, the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Univision has the exclusive Spanish-language television rights throughout the United States and Puerto Rico for the soccer tournament, which will be held in Brazil. The 2010 FIFA World Cup final was seen by an estimated700 million viewers worldwide –24.4 million on ESPN and Univision in the U.S.–who watched Spain win 1-0 over the Netherlands in South Africa. Obviously, social media has evolved dramatically in the past four years.

via SocialGuide and Univision tap the power of Hispanic social TV data.

Spanish Language TV News Reporters in the USA must \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’Man Up\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’

The answer is simple.  We have a large segment of the Hispanic population that gets its news from one of the two

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.  Therefore, these networks have a tremendous responsibility to respectfully ask and challenge elected officials.

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Spanish and English Mix in a Web Telenovela – NYTimes.com

The show, which will be shown on Telemundo.com, will feature actors from Spanish-language telenovelas and English-language reality shows in what the network is calling its “first-ever bilingual branded entertainment series.”

via Spanish and English Mix in a Web Telenovela – NYTimes.com.

Spanish Subtitling, Closed Caption And Language

The three main output types for subtitles are DVD, video file/tapes and text files (with or without associated graphics) containing the time coding information. We\’ll help you choose what is appropriate for your subtitling project. Besides working on projects that involve language conversion into Spanish subtitles, JBI Studios is perfectly comfortable navigating Spanish language services like native English accents, Spanish voice over and Spanish dubbing.Translation Subtitling Examples For Your Spanish Video

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Spanish-language services vital, but scarce, for Hispanic parents of children with disabilities – Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun

“A lot of families, when they first receive the diagnosis, feel like they are alone,” said Cynthia Escamilla, who runs a Spanish-language support group at Nevada PEP, a nonprofit organization that works with parents of children with disabilities. “The whole process can be intimidating. If Spanish, or some other language, is your first language, it can be frustrating. You are navigating a culture and system that is unfamiliar. Parents don’t get all the information they need, and they feel isolated.”

via Spanish-language services vital, but scarce, for Hispanic parents of children with disabilities – Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun.