Posted on Categories Translation TrendsLeave a comment on Is Neural Machine Translation the Future for Translation?

Most professional translation agencies and freelance translators are keeping a close eye on the trends in machine translation. Sooner or later, it is generally realized, machine translation technology will have advanced to such a point that it might threaten the livelihoods of human translators, in the same way that AI and robotics are beginning to threaten ... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation TrendsLeave a comment on Can You Depend On Real Time Language Translation Apps?

Google’s Pixel Buds, a real-time translation device is up and running and it is able to translate in real time 40 languages at the paltry price of just $159. Pixel Buds is a real-time translator app that operates wirelessly. It works with the Pixel handset and when it needs charging this takes place in its case. It can produce 4 charges of around 5 hours e... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation TrendsLeave a comment on Three Outstanding Immigrant U.S. Women Honoured in 2018

On March 8th 2018, the International Institute in the U.S. will be hosting its yearly lunch on International Women’s Day as a way of celebrating the gains woman business leaders and immigrants have made in the country. International Women’s Day is world women's day designated as a women’s empowerment day. There are three immigrant women who are going t... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation Tips, Translation TrendsLeave a comment on The Thorny Question of Translating Brand Names

Well known companies always trade on their brand name and this is often the standard bearer of their success. Over the years, a brand becomes so well known that its name is used to refer to a generic product, even when the original product has disappeared. For decades, an electric vacuum cleaner was called colloquially a “hoover,” simply because the Hoov... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation Tips, Translation TrendsLeave a comment on Gap in the Market for a Really Good Worldwide Translation App

There is a gap in the market for a really worthwhile translation app. By a translation app we mean one that taps into global interpretation services or translation services on demand. By a global translation app, we are not referring to one or another automated translation app such as Google Translate. These translation apps are certainly getting better but ... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation Tips, Translation TrendsLeave a comment on Get Ready for eCommerce’s New Year Returns by Translating Now!

How did your website do this Christmas? Hopefully, you were well prepared before Christmas with all your products localised to fit your intended market. That means appropriate eCommerce translations of product descriptions, payment methods and delivery options and all translated perfectly with the culture of your customers taken into consideration as well. ... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation Trends

It’s been a decade or more since social media has been actively used as a marketing tool. These days, businesses can’t afford not to use such media as Twitter and Facebook to advertise their products. A difficulty has started to arise as marketers only try to focus on reaching out to their local audience and not a global one.Statistics back in 2014 revea... Read More

Posted on Categories Translation TrendsTags 2,568 Comments on Profession Translation Should be a Passion

Professional Translator, Passion for Translation A professional translator career can be very rewarding as either a full-time job or to provide some extra money when required. Because it is a detail oriented job attention to detail is one of the skills a person who has a passion for translation pick up as they become more familiar with the job.  There is... Read More