Tag: "machine translation"

Looking to Cut Corners on Video Translation? Read This First.

When it comes to translating your English videos for foreign audiences, the range of options available can be overwhelming. There are many tools available promising quick solutions to translate and localize your videos. But how do you know what’s right for your audience? How can you trust these tools to provide an accurate and high-quality […]

AI Translation and Social Media

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Social networking sites and artificial intelligence might seem like a strange combination in many ways, but if you take a moment to think about it, it makes perfect sense actually. Artificial intelligence is what non-computer engineers call anything a machine, in this case computer, does that is similar to what a human […]

What Can Skype Translator Do for You?

By Sarah-Claire Jordan English is by and far the most common business and commerce language, so much so that it has come to be the lingua franca of the world, practically. Anyone who is anyone in international business has at least a basic level of English that is used to communicate with clients via email, […]

Globalization: How has it affected the translation industry?

October 13, 2014 | | 1 Comment

By Maeva Cifuentes Globalization can be spoken of in many contexts: international trade, culture, the media, products, and finally, language. However, the concept on its own is broad and its definitions may vary depending on the context. As the name suggests, it means the movement from local to global. Through the reduction of barriers, such […]

Human Guidance for Machine Translation

The rook hovers stealthily from his corner towards the center of the playing field displayed in the blue light of my computer screen. I feel like the next Gary Kasparov as I attempt to counter the moves of the artificial chess player I am entrenched against. My strategy is to not make any expected moves […]

Machine Translation in Speech-to-Speech Situations

The glow of the big screen illuminates the Parisian movie theater’s engrossed occupants. This is the latest American blockbuster and while the French audience gapes at the big-shot actress in the opening scene, they also tune in to a very familiar voice. The voiceover sounds exactly like the middle aged woman from last week’s showing, […]