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The Augmented Translator and Machine Translation Technology

At SDL Government, we want translators to be as productive as possible in an ever changing and more demanding workplace.  The goal is to augment the translator’s productivity through the integration of machine translation with Computer Aided Translation (CAT) tools such as Trados Studio.  Machine translation will not replace the role of the translator  but [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Article, Machine Translation|Comments Off on The Augmented Translator and Machine Translation Technology

User Group Forum-FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Purpose & Scope This document was produced to capture the questions and answers generated during the SDLGov User Group forum held June 20, 2017. Questions/Answers Enterprise Translation Server – G (ETS-G) Machine Translation (MT) How do I shift between translation quality levels in ETS-G Machine Translation (MT) when using the Application [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Article, Machine Translation|Comments Off on User Group Forum-FAQ

Social Medial, Globalization of Access and the Impact to Language Understanding

I didn’t realize this until a couple weeks ago – but Oxford Dictionaries announces an annual “Word of the Year”.  For 2016, the Word of the Year is “Post-Truth”, which is: “An adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Article, Machine Translation|Comments Off on Social Medial, Globalization of Access and the Impact to Language Understanding

Risks of Free Machine Translation vs. On-Premise Machine Translation

As veterans in the localization space, we have seen the use of Machine Translation steadily increase over the years as the quality of MT has improved. The world of Big Data has clearly helped drive this increase in quality since MT engines are based on statistical algorithms — the more data you feed the engine, [...]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Article, Machine Translation|Comments Off on Risks of Free Machine Translation vs. On-Premise Machine Translation

The Needles in the Haystacks : ISIS, Social Media and Big Language

Social media, email and chat have become a primary means of communications for those who have access to technology and the internet.  It is how kids communicate, how businesses market, how individuals organize to protest their governments and support their causes; it is also how terrorist groups recruit, share information, and execute terror attacks. Social [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Article, Machine Translation|Comments Off on The Needles in the Haystacks : ISIS, Social Media and Big Language