language industry

What are Translation Management Systems and how to choose one

A translation management system (TMS) is one of the main tools available to manage and control translation processes. It is an essential tool in the optimization of a localization process workflow.

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PECAT: Pangeanic's Secret Weapon

At Pangeanic, we have developed PECAT, a cloud platform focused on improving our internal team’s work. PECAT stands out with its versatility, easy interface and high-quality performance, as well as being very powerful and secure.

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Everything you need to know about machine translation

Using machines to translate content from one language to another has long been a goal for computer scientists and translators. It was about ten years ago when machine translation made its first great leap forward thanks to the practical application...

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Mexicanisms II: commonly used Mexican words

As we said in Mexicanisms I: widely used Mexican expressions, Mexico is one of the real linguistic driving forces of Latin America. While some of these Mexican words come from Spanish spoken in Spain many years ago, others are based on the enormous...

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Mexicanisms I: widely used Mexican expressions

As well as being a tremendous country, Mexico is one of the real linguistic driving forces of Latin America. Here are some Mexicanisms and their importance to translation into and from Spanish.

While there are some words that are still used despite...

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What is a Computer Assisted Translation Tool?

Professional translators use a tool to store and recall their work when they provide a translation service. In principle, these tools (called CAT for short) work as a kind of database. A human translator is provided a sentence and as this sentence...

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Languages that defy machine translation

There are over 7,000 languages in the world – some allow for easy machine translation, while others present a major challenge for these translation initiatives. 

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How AI is changing the language business?

Artificial intelligence is quickly and irreversibly shaping the translation industry. Technology trends are both accelerating innovation and increasing demand for low-cost, speedy translation. Big Data and the need for content localization are also...
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Remote work companies: A growing opportunity for digital data companies

2019 was an exciting year, with more and more challenges, integrations and developments in the language technology space. We witnessed the rise, rise and further rise of Neural Machine Translation. Covid-19 has changed many plans and disrupted...

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Why are some languages written from right to left?

Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi and other ancient languages have a common denominator: they are languages written from right to left. It is said that right-to-left scripts can be indicative of how ancient the language is because of the medium of writing that...

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