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In-Person Interpreting Vs. Telephone Or Video Interpreting [Infographic]

Telephonic Interpreting, Technology, Popular, Interpreting

 

During this day and age, language services are likely to be essential to the success of your business. With instant global communication, increased cultural diversity, and the technology easing the ability to do business across borders, translation and interpreter services are more necessary now than they may have been before.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

What Are The Pros And Cons Of VRI?

Video Interpreting, Technology, Popular, Interpreting

When interpretation services are needed there are occasions that are better for video remote interpreting over other modes of interpretation. The article below will describe the pros and cons of video remote interpreting. 

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Why Multilingual Desktop Publishing Is Important For Translation

Technology, Translation

You may assume that as long as you have hired a professional translation company, you don’t need to worry about desktop publishing or document layout; yet, desktop publishing can have a dramatic effect on your final project regardless of translation quality. For instance, improper layout and typographical errors could reflect poorly on your company.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Why Professional Translators Are More Beneficial Than Google Translate

Technology

Some content is easier to translate than other specialized documentation. Technical documents can be difficult to explain but now you need to translate those documents in another language. These documents are important to your business and vital for the people needing the information to understand what has been provided. Professional translation services provide the appropriate translator that can most effectively give your business the highest quality needed for detailed technical translation.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Why You Should Translate Your Businesses' Website

Digital Print & Media, Technology, Translation

Translating your website is a worth while investment, if you want to expand your reach overseas. When you make your web content available in multiple languages, you can substantially extend your global presence.

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Francesco Pagano
Francesco Pagano

[Infographic] Human Translator Vs. Machine Translation

Technology, Infographics

It wasn't that long ago when we thought machine translation to be impossible. But now, with the advent of Google Translate and other machine translation options, we are living in a time where science fiction has become reality. This inevitably leads to a pressing question, "who wins: machine or human." The folks over at Verbalink set out to find the answer. The infographic below, divided into two rounds, assesses the translation skills of a professional human translator vs. "state of the art" machine translation by Google.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

A Brief Overview Of Language Translation and Interpreting Technologies

Technology, Translation, Popular, Interpreting

As the immigrant population continues sharp growth in the United States, there is an increasing number of people who speak a primary language other than English. Using language access technology to facilitate translation and interpretation can be a cost-effective tactic for reducing redundancy and saving valuable resources. However, we do realize that it can be time-consuming and confusing for language access service managers to choose the appropriate translation or interpretation technology.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

What Are The Benefits Of Using Video Remote Interpreting?

Video Interpreting, Technology, Popular

You may have heard of VRI and never understood it. If so, don't worry; we are here to help. VRI or Video Remote Interpreting is when you use a specialized video interpreting software on a tablet or laptop to provide sign language or spoken language interpreting services through a remote (offsite) interpreter.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

CT Translation Services: A Brief Overview Of Translation Memory

Technology

Translation memory helps translation agencies to produce the quality of product that all businesses and organizations require to communicate on a global scale.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Is There A Difference Between Machine And Human Translation?

Technology, Popular

Translation is an effective tool for communication between business, companies and their customers, organizations, and between countries.

One of the most common methods for completing translation is to hire a translation agency or perhaps a freelance translator. However, in the past few years, we have seen the emergence of a new type of translator: machines.

In this blog post we will discuss the differences between human translation and machine translation (i.e. what type of project can you use them for? OR How reliable are they?).

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Francesco Pagano
Francesco Pagano