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Machine Translator Detector or Is It Google?

Machine translation like Google Translate became a very popular translation tool.In some cases machine translation can help read and understand the general meaning of a short text.  When it comes to professional translation only human that understands what the text is about can get the job done right.Famous examples (which are already hard-coded in Google Translate) are “The bird flies like a bat” which can be understood in several ways by a machine. Obviously the quality of machine translation is far from acceptable for professional use.

In order to find if a machine translation has been used One Hour Translation developed … Continue Reading

Why machine translation is good for the translation industry?

There has been this growing concern for the human translation agency that machines are definitely going to overtake the business. However, the topic remains to be debatable because there are people, who have different opinions. Some feel that professional translation service through machine translation is good because it has the potential to bring the translation agency, which is more than thousands years of age, on the headlines. Still, some feel that the Machine Translation is not very flawless and has its own loopholes. It’s expected that taking into consideration the computer industry is blooming at a very high rate; … Continue Reading

What Google says about Machine Translation (MT)

Some of our customers sent us this really important piece of information published by Google in its official webmaster blog on March 19, 2010:

“We recommend that you do not allow automated translations to get indexed. Automated translations don’t always make sense and they could potentially be viewed as spam. More importantly, the point of making a multilingual website is to reach a larger audience by providing valuable content in several languages. If your users can’t understand an automated translation or if it feels artificial to them, you should ask yourself whether you really want … Continue Reading

The Google Transliteration IME

Machine translation is fast becoming the wave of the future for the translation field thanks to innovations like the Google Transliteration IME. Granted, human translation will probably remain as the dominant translation system thanks to the limitations of our present translation technology and the inimitable capabilities of the human mind, but the sheer handiness of this type of software is still something of note.

Even though machine translation still couldn’t beat the accuracy of the bilingual-to-multilingual staff of professional translation firms or the per-word economy of translation service freelancers, the Google … Continue Reading

The Evolution of Modern Day Translation

Technology has been inevitably remodeling the practice and concept of human translation in many aspects—so much so that machine translation has become an integral part of the professional translation process. Sure, human translation remains the best method of choice when it comes to providing topnotch translation services, but that’s not to say that machine translation is completely useless. For instance, instead of leafing through thousands upon thousands of dictionary pages when looking for a certain word or phrase translation, you can now rely exclusively on a computer to find these words … Continue Reading

Why Manual Translation should be preferred over Translation Softwares?

Today translation has turned out to be one of the key tools to have a better understanding of different cultures and in past couple of years has gained its recognition worldwide. However, looking at the present scenario translation service can be broadly categorized into two categories, namely:

Translation can be defined as an act of interpretation of the meaning of a content and consequent re-production of equivalent content. The content or the text that is required to be translated is called “Source Text” and the language in which the source text is to be … Continue Reading

Google Translate and Machine translation

Google Translate (GT) is a popular translation service provided by Google to translate a word, a phrase, a section of text or an entire web page into one of 51 languages mentioned below. It can even provides translated search i.e. one can search a particular keyword in a source language in the target language websites for content and have it translated back into source language. The keyword is first translated into the target language and then the search is conducted in that language. Once the relevant web pages have been found, it is translated back into … Continue Reading

Web Service Translation versus Professional Agency Translation

Professional translation agencies and web-based translation service providers have long been jockeying to provide affordable, cost-effective human translation to their myriad of multinational clients from time immemorial (or at least since the time professional translation became a profitable and worldwide industry). However, offering value-addled translation services is just part of the whole human translation puzzle; something else is in … Continue Reading

Mobile Phone Translation

Mobile translation is a translation service of the machine variety used to accommodate PDAs, Pocket PCs, and mobile telephones. In turn, mobile phone translation is the type of mobile translation that specifically caters to mobile devices such as Android, Blackberry, and iPhone when it comes to translating their mobile applications. Because this translation service utilizes machine translation instead … Continue Reading

Why a professional translator is more effective than Google translate?

When you have a business and you wish to promote it online, the best way to go about it is create a website, post ads and submit content to other websites. This will help bring traffic to your site which in turn will boost your business and revenues. This has been the most common procedure for almost anyone who wants to boost their business. This is a good reliable procedure no doubt, but when you have a website that caters to the speakers of one language, it happens to limit the traffic that visits your website to the speakers of … Continue Reading