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Translation productivity and MT

Translation productivity and MT

With the demand for linguistic services constantly increasing, linguists often use technology as a productivity tool to help them keep on top of their work.

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Is Machine Translation Alone Enough?

Is Machine Translation Alone Enough?

Using raw, unedited machine translation has its justified applications. In this blog post, we are looking at some of them.

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End of an Era in Machine Translation

End of an Era in Machine Translation

Machine translation technology is evolving at an exponential speed - statistical MT is being pushed out of the picture and replaced with neural MT.

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Is Machine Translation Gender-biased?

Is Machine Translation Gender-biased?

Machine translation has its social and ethical challenges. As it turns out, it is not free from gender bias. What is it caused by and how it can be reduced?

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Machine Translation Events 2019

Machine Translation Events 2019

2019 will be packed with localization industry events focussing on machine translation. Check out our top list to find out which ones are not to be missed.

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Why humans are crucial to MT quality

Why humans are crucial to MT quality

Getting quality right is key when creating maching translation models. We investigate why humans are indispensable to keeping an eye on the quality of MT.

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The Human Face of Machine Translation

The Human Face of Machine Translation

Artificial intelligence is quickly gaining momentum but we should not forget that technology is there to serve humans and not the other way round.

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MT in Linguist’s Eye – An Interview

MT in Linguist’s Eye – An Interview

TranslateMedia has interviewed Susanne, a German linguist, to find out what she thinks of machine translation and how it is impacting her profession.

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Top Machine Translation Stories of 2018

Top Machine Translation Stories of 2018

2018 was a prolific year for the language industry. In this blog post, we look back at some of the top stories in the machine translation area.

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Machine Translation for eCommerce

Machine Translation for eCommerce

eCommerce retailers are eager to embrace MT in their daily operations in an effort to provide their customers with the best possible experience.

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Machine Translation Tools for Translators

Machine Translation Tools for Translators

There is a variety of tools and programmes allowing translators to access and use MT in their daily work. In this post, we look at some of them.

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about MT

Five Things You Didn’t Know about MT

Machine translation is quickly becoming omnipresent. In this post, we look at some machine translation facts that are a little bit less known.

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Machine Translation and Security

Machine Translation and Security

In this post, we look at the risks that come with using public machine translation platforms and propose ways allowing to avoid these risks.

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What Makes Your Smart Speaker Smart?

What Makes Your Smart Speaker Smart?

What powers voice assistants we use on our smart phones and smart speakers? In this post, we take a look at the technology behind it.

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Why Does Machine Translation Matter?

Why Does Machine Translation Matter?

With unprecedented volumes of data being generated on a daily basis, humans need to leverage technology to be able to make use of that data.

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Have You Heard of Augmented Translation?

Have You Heard of Augmented Translation?

Augmented translation is an approach to localisation that leverages technology to allow translators to increase their efficiency and gain more control.

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What is Machine Translation Pre-editing?

What is Machine Translation Pre-editing?

Machine translation output can be improved not only by re-training the MT engines but also preparing the source text for translation by pre-editing it.

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Linguist’s Role in the Changing Industry

Linguist’s Role in the Changing Industry

In this post, we look at how the linguist's role has changed in the translation industry and what the dawn of artificial intelligence means for translators.

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Technical Machine Translation Terms Explained

Technical Machine Translation Terms Explained

It is easy to become confused by the jargon used in the context of machine translation. In this post, we explain the key concepts related to MT.

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Tech Giants Making Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Tech Giants Making Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Global tech companies like Facebook, Google and eBay are increasingly investing in technologies based on artificial intelligence.

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