- Sector Technology
- Languages International French,
Latin American Spanish,
German and Dutch
- Words 40,000 per month
- Services Translation
About Lightspeed POS Inc.
Lightspeed POS Inc is a Montreal-based tech company that provides point of sale and ecommerce software for small to medium restaurants and retailers. The company helps entrepreneurs work smarter, make data driven decisions, and create the best possible experience for their customers.
In 2012, Profit ranked Lightspeed number 61 on its list of “Canada’s 200 fastest growing companies.” What began as a small Canadian startup in 2005 is now a multinational company with 17 offices around the world, 800 employees from diverse cultures, and users in roughly 100 countries. This rapid expansion created a huge need for localization.
Software localization is not without its challenges. It’s crucial that the translators always use the right terms, especially for user interface strings. If a string is mistranslated or the terminology is inconsistent, users can miss important information or get easily confused, which is not the seamless experience Lightspeed aims to deliver.
Since 2016 Lightspeed has been working with OXO to translate its content into four languages: international French, Latin American Spanish, German and Dutch. It has been a fruitful partnership, with OXO translating approximately 40,000 words per month.
Not only does OXO have top translators on its team to ensure accuracy, but over the last four years we’ve also built a termbase that contains over 2,800 terms and a translation memory with over 19,000 segments. These are powerful tools that we leverage to guarantee consistency.
Thanks to effective localization, Lightspeed’s platforms are easy to use and understand, whether you’re in Amsterdam, Paris or New York.
Continuing to Grow
In March 2019, Lightspeed made its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange with the most successful initial public offering by a Canadian tech company in over a decade, cementing its unicorn status.
Talk to us today to find out how OXO can help with your software localization.
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