Tag Archive: “Machine Translation”

Human Translation vs. Machine Translation: The pros and cons for legal translations

Many people confuse Machine Translation (MT) with free translation tools such as Google Translate. This causes particular concern amongst firms requiring legal translation, as online translation tools offer no data security protection, confidentiality or quality assurance. Machine translation is very different to those free tools. It’s secure and complies with data security and confidentiality requirements;

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What happens to the data that you put into machine translation

The lure of free machine translations can be strong when working to a tight budget or deadline. The obvious drawback of a poor-quality translation is often overlooked when all you need is to understand the gist of a document, however most users do not consider the technical side of what happens to the data that you put into translation machines.

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The world is mobile! The rise of mobile phone and portable tablet translation apps

With the increasing number of mobile apps on the market, the world is getting smaller. That is to say, more and more people are turning to their handheld devices such as smartphones, PDAs and portable tablets as a way to communicate, instead of via their PCs and desktop computers. Read more to see how this ties in with translation…

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