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English does not equal German and translation does not equal technical translation

Technical translations plays a key role when it comes to translations throughout all the major industry sectors. What is the profile of a technical translator? What are the basic principles to be applied when translating a technical text from English into German and which difficulties does an English-German translator have to face? »

Advantages and Disadvantages of SDL Trados and Wordfast

A CAT Tool is software whose functioning is based on the creation of a Translation Memory, which facilitates and speeds up the translator’s work. After having briefly explained how the tools work, the advantages and disadvantages of their use are analyzed. »

Observations on the differences between UK and US English in translating

“-ize” in the back of your head? A brief discussion of the pitfalls of translating into US-English if you are a UK-English native speaker and vice versa. Why it is important to bring authenticity into the end result for the main readership. Some typical examples of the basic differences that exist in these two forms of English. »

New Online Translation Service at LegalTech 2010

Lingusistic Systems, Inc., today unveiled its Select Translation Service version 2.0 at LegalTech 2010 in New York City. The latest system provides online access to four levels of translation that meets the varying needs for legal document translation. Read the complete article here. »

Survey: Are you satisfied with your translation service?

Its time for us to know what’s cruzing through your mind when you think about Professional Translation Services. We have a quick survey related to Professional translation services and your response will allow us to better understand your needs and … »

Scientific Translation

The market for technical and scientific translation has increased manifold over the past few decades.  Earlier little formal training was available in this field and there were few opportunities to work in-house. Even in the late 60s only a few … »

Swordfish – CAT Tool

Swordfish by Maxprograms is based on Java and runs on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, thus making it one of few tools that are not made exclusively for Windows. For users preferring other operating systems than Windows, this should be … »

TranslationArtwork.com on your mobile

Have you seen those advertisements that flash on your mobile? Isn’t that cool.  Yes, indeed mobile marketing is the latest trend in marketing. As mobile users outnumber the number of people seeing television, reading newspapers & magazines, mobile marketing reaches … »

Can I learn a foreign language?

Most people today are already familiar with the concept of language learning. There are, however, many people who are not bilingual but have come across various sites or blogs that talk about language learning. This is purely because of their … »