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Life science translation comprises medical documentation related to medicines and medico-technical equipment that at a minimum can improve the quality of life for many people worldwide, and that ultimately can save human lives. For natural reasons, this means that medical translation services focus on accuracy ...
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AAC Global has been translating train-related material for many years, and the train and railway industry currently constitutes one of our areas of expertise. We ...
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When you buy a translation, you are actually buying communication. Your text has a clear purpose: it must effectively communicate your messages to somebody. You probably agree that communication is a creative field, and communication specialists may write and edit your texts with much attention to detail. The result is informative, easy to read and has the right ...
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Earlier this year, we asked our customers about their thoughts on improving our customer portal. Based on their valuable feedback, we have improved the service, and now we are happy to announce the new features that have been added to the portal.
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Or the woman, of course. But the mask is real, and it’s called the “project manager” – a useful kind of mask for many purposes. Still, you may have wondered where your translations actually come from. Who are these people behind their masks? They may have started out as wannabes, students, and trainees. Years of being bombarded with different types of text – press releases, user guides, ...
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Computers are everywhere. We live in an age of cloud computing, smartphones, big data and self-driving cars. Surely we can take advantage of all this smart technology to automate the translation process? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Machine translation (MT) has made great leaps forward in recent years, but it still can’t replace human translators. Human translators work by ...
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The marketing calendar, or marketing plan, is well-known in many companies. Certain marketing activities are scheduled for certain times of the year. Companies prepare materials for annual spring fairs or design Christmas greetings for their customers. A translation agency often follows the ...
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May 07

Keep calm and carry on

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Translation, Translation agency

by Leena Peltomaa May 7, 2015 at 1:12 PM
“Keep calm and carry on.” “Keep calm and eat more chocolate.” And, of course: “Don’t Panic and Fake a British Accent.”
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Apr 09

PDF localization - what does it take?

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Localization, Translation agency, PDF

by Jani Heikkonen April 9, 2015 at 3:04 PM
Clients often ask if we can translate from PDF files. Of course, the answer is always “yes.” As with any other project, first we must gauge what the client actually needs back from us. Clients’ requirements for deliverables vary from the very basic to complex. Basic PDF localization could be just a simple text file without any of the graphics that the PDF might contain. At ...
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Dec 29

Why are translation agencies needed?

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Translation, Translation agency

by Leena Peltomaa December 29, 2014 at 9:28 AM
In recent years, there has been a great deal of debate in the translation industry about the roles and duties of providers in the sector. Some have even expressed views that translation agencies are a completely unnecessary intermediate stage in the industry and will eventually disappear ...
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